Monday, August 12, 2019

Laconia: WOW Trail

The WOW (Winnipesaukee-Opechee-Winnisquam) Trail is a paved rail trail from Laconia to Belmont. It is popular with walkers, skateboarders, wheelchair users, and bicyclists. No motorized vehicles are permitted.


At the Elm St. Lakeport entrance


The trail parallels a rail line.

water views along the way

view from footbridge (which connects trail to Aroma Joe's!)

picnic spots maintained along the way

Laconia passenger rail station









Getting there: Free parking at various points. See the map on the web site linked below.

No Smoking
No Alcoholic Beverages
Cost: Free
Hours: Daylight hours only. The trail does not seem to be maintained for winter use.
Pets: Dogs allowed on leash
Picnic potential: Tables at various points along the way
Rest rooms: none
Accessibility: Excellent. Gentle grades, no steps.
For more information:  maps, directions, and more at wowtrail.org