Currently open from Bradlee Avenue to the Marblehead town line. Continue on to Marblehead, Salem, and beyond. Our trail is also part of the Border to Boston Trail (NH to Boston) and the East Coast Greenway (Maine to Florida). Check out our mapsfor a closer look.
Bike Donations Accepted
Contact us to donate your unused bike in rideable condition for our fundraising bike sales.
Rail Trail Info at the Swampscott Farmers Market
We currently do not have any upcoming Farmers Market dates scheduled.
Used Bike Sales
If you are interested in purchasing a bike, see our inventory here.
In the market for a new bike? Want a free redbud tree? Want to touch some eelgrass? How about setting up a home energy audit? Come to the 2nd Annual Swampscott Earth Fest on Saturday, April 29th from 10am - 1pm on Town Hall Lawn!
In August 2022 the new trailhead kiosk was installed next to the trail between Bellevue Road and the Marblehead Rail Trail junction. When completed, this kiosk will feature a trail map, trail information, and other notices from the Friends of the Swampscott Rail Trail. Thank you to local volunteer and…
On May 26, 2022 the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization voted to program construction of the Swampscott Rail Trail for fiscal year 2026 - allocating over 8.9 million dollars to build the remaining segments of the proposed trail from Bradlee Avenue to Stetson Avenue, including a pedestrian bridge over Paradise…