|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Abandoned section of I-95, Little River Nature Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Sunday, April 24, 2016|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Located in Newburyport, MA. Parking for 3-4 cars on Hale St and more room for parking off Story Ave (RT 113) |
||Dry Trail |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||Cross one twice, rock hop it |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||The abandoned highway, is open to the public and dogs are welcome. We saw a couple who were enjoying themselves. |
||None yet! |
|Lost and Found:
||Today’s adventure brought us to Newburyport, Ma to explore an abandoned section of RT 95/Interstate 95. It was constructed as part of the Relocated Rt 1. In 1956 it became part of I-95. It became abandoned after the highway was realigned in the 1970’s. The area is now open to the public for recreational purposes. The Little River Nature Trail goes through the wooded areas and yes there are Geocaches in the area also. The trails are well marked and easy to follow. This is a great place to go with the family and explore a piece of I-95 history. The abandoned section of the highway in 1.1 miles one way, plus there are trails. We didn't get to all the trails, but we intend to revisit this area again some day.|
We did post a video for anyone interested, just follow the link...
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.