Craig P. Della Penna
The Webmaster will try to replace the pages of the old sites
with 'change of address notices'
but the importance of updating this new site as well as the
sheer size of the old site and the difficulty of making updates
will certainly prolong a very ugly process!
A 1 mile section of the Trail within Arkwright and another 1 mile section of trail in neaby Phenix & Harris is briefly described in section O of the Official Rails-to-Trails Conservancy New England Guidebook by Cynthia Mascott published in 2000 by Globe Pequot Press.
The Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor is the site of the Blackstone Bike Path, under construction. The RIDOT has completed a 3.1 mile section of trail from Front St. in Lincoln to the Ashton Bridge over the Blackstone River. The remainder of the trail is either under construction or awaiting the design process. The Blackstone Bikeway in RI will extend from the MA border north of Woonsocket to the Pawtucket city line when complete.
<Sue Barker [firstname.lastname@example.org] April 19, 2001 9:24 AM>
This 19.3 mile Canal Towpath will be part of the East Coast Greenway (ECG Section RI-1), a multi-use trail that is planned from Maine to Florida. The East Coast Greenway has recently been selected as one of 15 trails for designation as a Millenium Trail, which should be very helpful in focusing public attention on all of the component trail projects.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is utilizing ISTEA Transportation Enhancements funds to convert a closed rest area on Interstate 295 into a visitor center and create a regional entry point and parking for the Blackstone River Bikeway.
Newspaper Articles on the Web:
Books about the Trail:
A 3.5 mile section of the Trail from Lonsdale to Quinnville is described in section 22 of the Official Rails-to-Trails Conservancy New England Guidebook by Cynthia Mascott published in 2000 by Globe Pequot Press. This trail listing contains a photograph, historical description, trail head directions and parking, a trail map, trail details, a local trail manager contact, and much more.
A 1 mile section of the Trail within Phoenix is briefly described in section O of the Official Rails-to-Trails Conservancy New England Guidebook by Cynthia Mascott published in 2000 by Globe Pequot Press.
Updated on August 07, 2001 by Kenyon F.
Unintentional errors are likely!