River Road trail is 0.9 miles of a level riverside trail with loops at the Indian River Bridge. Riverbend Trails climb up through old orchard and dense woods, connecting to Page School or to the upper Indian River. There is a side trail along the Indian River. River Road trail may be wet during very high tides.
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- X-C Skiing
- Birding (marsh, river, woodlands)
- Please respect private property on Way to River Road. Keep dogs leashed and pick up after them.
- Beautful views of the Merrimac River.
- Open dawn to dusk.
- Wildlife includes raptors, ducks, beaver, herons, turkey and deer.
Parking on Way to the River Road or at the Coffin St end of River Road. Old sign.
****At this point only West Newbury residents and horse trailers belonging to WNRDC members can use the Mill Pond, Pipestave Hill and Riverbend parking lots, trails and fields. WN residents can apply for a parking permit, but for now state Covid guidelines on the numbers of users have required limiting use.**
Town of West Newbury Conservation Commission