This ride is from Cycling the Kingdom by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association. “An out-and-back ride along Vermont’s most scenic rail trail that borders Lake Memphremagog for most of the trail’s 3.8- mile car-free length. Suitable for all abilities. Fat tired bicycles are strongly recommended due to coarse gravel surface.”
Distance: 11.2 miles roundtrip departing from downtown Newport; Terrain: Level Ability levels: Energetic beginners to advanced Conditions: Mountain bikes recommended, hybrids may work depending on trail surface conditions Attractions: Newport: Lake Memphremagog, Goodrich Memorial Library, Federal Building Services: Lodging: Newport; Stores: Newport; Restaurants: Newport; Bike Shop: Newport .