Our monthly meeting is this coming Tuesday at the Nevins library at 7pm in the meeting room down in the childrens room. Hope to see you there. Brad from groundworks Lawrence will be there to discuss the grant project and the landscape design for the depot area. comments and input are encouraged.



We had a great time at the fall festival where we set up a table and raffled off a gift basket from the Cracker Barrel store on 133, and a $20 gift card from Mann`s orchard ere in Methuen.

The weather cooperated and the vendors giving out free samples were there again. If you have kids, put this on your list of things to do next year.



We have two events happening. The first is this Saturday, the fall festival at greycourt, behind city hall. From 11-2 or so. we will be setting up just before 11 and its usually done by 2. we will be raffling off a few items to help bring people to the table. its usually a good time, music, food, kids running around in costumes. so come by and say hi and stay to help out with the table.

the second event is the moon walk, sunday the 25th, 6:30 at the ihop parking area. come out and enjoy a fall walk with leaves on the trail and the smell of fall ion the air. pretty soon there will be snow there



Our monthly meeting is this Tuesday at 7pm at Nevins library. we will be discussing donor signs on the kiosk, landscaping around the area of the kiosk, upcoming walks and setting up a table at the fall festival and possibly the fishing derby. Up coming grants that are available and projects to persue next year. hope to see you there to help make our trail the best.




Reminder that our trail walk is this Saturday, September 19th at 8:30 am. meeting at the depot parking area on railroad st. we will be heading south to check out the southern section. So come by for an early fall walk and jump start that couch to 5k training.

This is also the start of the Essex heritage trails and sails events, some really cool things to do right here in your back yard this weekend and next weekend. Check out their website for all the events.

They were also responsible for the matching grant we received to build our kiosk at the depot. pictures can be seen on our facebook page.


Methuen Rail Trail Kiosk






With much thanks to the Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Program, the city of Methuen and the many Volunteers the Methuen rail trail kiosk is in fuel swing . It will provide trail information and Methuen points of interest and history. its a work in progress so if you have some spare we will continue to send emails on dates of work partys come on by and help support the trail …



Our monthly moonwalk is back!!! Sunday August 30th at 7pm. Meeting at the IHOP parking area near the trail. We will be walking south in hopes of seeing fireflies. The last walk they were out in force. Bring a flashlight, dress for the weather, usually a light jacket or sweatshirt and water. Hope to see some new faces out there. Questions can be directed to tim at or call 978-685-3639.



We are having our monthly walk this Saturday, August 15th at 8:30 am. Starting at the depot parking area. We will also have a light trail cleanup as the walk progresses. Gloves and trash bags will be provided as well as water. Trail swag is available for purchase to help with trail upkeep. Any question, please contact tim at or 978-685-3639


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