The eleven-mile Norwottuck Rail Trail in Northampton, Massachusetts is a paved trail open to walkers, joggers, cyclists., cross-country skiers and dog-walkers. Free parking is available on both ends of the trail.
This is a beautiful trail for runners, walkers or bikers. One thing to be careful of: if you are on the bridge, especially at dusk, notice that all the spider webs covering the bridge actually have black widow spiders in them. Bring your phone, take a look at the spiders, google it. They are not common around here, but they are all over this bridge. Thanks to a biker for alerting us about the spiders as I leaned my face over for a look at the gorgeous view!
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