Northampton has a great rail trail system connected to peripheral lots available for rail trail parking. These peripheral lots can bring visitors to downtown via bike, easing car and parking congestion in the downtown area. 

Access Northampton by bike, with distance from downtown via the rail trail… 

Noho Rail Trail Ad Squiggle  

From the East – Route (Route 9 corridor) :   

Elwell State Park, 298 State St, Northampton, MA 01060, 1.3 miles

Hadley Common, 13 Railroad St, Hadley, MA 01035, 2.9 miles 

325 Russell Street, Hadley MA 01035, behind Marshall’s at the Mountain Farms Mall, 4.9 miles

325 Russell Street, Hadley MA 01035, behind Walmart at the Mountain Farms Mall, 5.2 miles

Emily Dickinson Trail, 316 Mill Lane, Amherst MA 01002, 8.4 miles

Lawrence Swamp Parking at Station Road, Amherst MA 01002, 9.8 miles

396 Warren Wright Road, Belchertown MA 01007,  11.3 miles

from the West (Route 9):

John F Kennedy Elementary School 100 Bridge Rd, Florence MA 01062, 3.6 miles

from the North (Routes I91, 5 & 10):

Stop’n Shop parking lot, 238 King Street, Northampton MA 01060, 0.8 miles

from the South (Routes I91, 5):

Mass Board of Health, 23 Service Center Road, Northampton MA 01060 0.5 miles

Manhan Rail Trail parking, behind 5 East Street, Easthampton MA 01027,  6.2 miles

from the Southwest (Routes 10 and 141):

E. Flaherty Memorial Parking Lot, behind Eastworks, Easthampton MA 01027, 4.1 miles

9 Coleman Road, Southampton, MA 01073, 6.7 miles