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
Next date May 2023
Visit our table to view maps and purchase some Rail Trail bike bells, bike lights, and stickers!
Used Bike Sales
We are finished with in-person bike sales for the year.
If you are interested in purchasing a bike, see our inventory here.
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…
We would like to take this opportunity to thank our supporters again for their generous donations to the Friends of the Swampscott Rail Trail in 2021 and share exciting trail updates and the status of our continuing fundraising efforts. Since we kicked off our major fundraising campaign about a year…