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


The FNTG is a non-profit organization formed to benefit the citizens of the City of Northampton and neighboring towns through the recreation and transportation opportunities offered by the ongoing trail and greenway development by the city.   The FNTG works diligently and in cooperation with town departments, other departments and groups to:

  • Promote the proper use, development and care of the trails
  • Raise and expend funds to support trail maintenance and improvements
  • Assist in trail maintenance
  • Assist in the marketing of the trails.

Trail etiquette and guidelines

  • Alert others when passing
  • Stay to the right unless passing/li>
  • Ride or roller blade in single file
  • Stop and look both ways at road crossings
  • Please don’t litter: bring out what you bring in
  • Keep dogs on a leash and pick up waste
  • Wear a helmet (state law for bicyclists 12 and under)
  • Respect private property along the trail
  • Except for personal mobility devices, no unauthorized vehicles allowed on the trail


Friends of Northampton Trails and Greenways
PO Box 60643
Florence, MA 01062-0643