Welcome to FNTG

Welcome to the Friends of Northampton (MA) Trails and Greenways, a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to improving the expanding rail-trail network in Northampton,

E-mail us: fntg@fntg.net

Plowing of an additional part of the Northampton Rail Trail

I’m very pleased to report that the City of Northampton, Northampton Business Improvement District, and Smith College have agreed to collaborate to clear snow from the new section of the Northampton Rail Trail. The following press release provides the details. Kudos to the Mayor, the Business Improvement District, Smith College and Hilary Caws-Elwitt and others . . .
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Southampton votes to purchase 4 miles of trail

There’s great news from Southampton, where voters yesterday overwhelming approved purchase of 4 miles of trail between Easthampton and Westfield. More info can be found here.

Artwork installed on rail trail

If you haven’t had a chance to see it, the Sam Ostroff designed and built artwork on the rail trail bridge crossing Main Street in Northampton is installed and it looks wonderful.

Happy trails!