New Haven & Northampton Canal Greenway

The New Haven & Northampton Canal Greenway Alliance represents seven nonprofit groups that make up the 81 mile multi-use greenway in Massachusetts and Connecticut, with a focus on strengthening the tourism and recreational opportunities along the greenway corridor.

Check out the Progress & Gaps  page (updated 12/25/2023)

MA DOT approves the Southampton trail project - Nov 2023

Friends of the Southampton Greenway - new group formed summer 2023 https://southamptongreenway.org/

New section in Westfield MA officially opened on Sept 7, 2023

Detailed listing of regional trail names and groups added to the  Mileage  page (updated 1/31/2023)

If you are looking for the book  New Haven and Northampton Canal Greenway by Robert Madison, please use this link to the book on Amazon     New Haven and Northampton Canal Greenway: Robert Madison 

Groups within the New Haven & Northampton Canal Greenway  (north to south)


Friends of Northampton Trails  http://fntrails.org/

Northampton, MA  

This section is part of the New Haven and Northampton Canal Greenway


Friends of the Manhan Rail Trail  https://manhanrailtrail.org/

Easthampton, MA  

This section is called the "Manhan Rail Trail"


Friends of the Southampton Greenway  https://southamptongreenway.org/

Southampton, MA 

This section is called  the "Southampton Greenway"


Friends of the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail  https://www.columbiagreenway.org/ 

Westfield, MA  

This section is called the "Columbia Greenway Rail Trail"


Friends Of The Southwick Rail Trail  https://southwickrailtrail.org/  

Southwick, MA 
This section is called the "Southwick Rail Trail"


Farmington Valley Trails Council  https://fchtrail.org  

Plainville, Farmington,   Avon,  Simsbury,  East Granby,  Granby,  Suffield, CT  

This section is part of the "Farmington Canal Heritage Trail".  A portion of this section is part of the East Coast Greenway.


Farmington Canal Rail to Trail Association    http://fchtrail.org 
New Haven,  Hamden,  Cheshire,  Southington,  CT  

This section is part of the "Farmington Canal Heritage Trail".  This entire section is part of the East Coast Greenway.

New Haven & Northampton Canal Greenway overview map