Little River Trail System

The Little River

A 5.4 mile trail network introducing to the surrounding community the importance of the Little River Watershed, the historic Common Pasture and protection of the environment and wildlife habitats.

Little River Trail System is an educational and recreational cooperative by Parker River Clean Water Association overseeing and managing conservation lands owned by the City of Newburyport.


95 Storey Avenue Newburyport, Massachusetts USA

Driving Directions

The main trail head and parking location is at 95 Storey Avenue, Newburyport.

Other parking locations can be found on Hale Street and Colby Farm Road.

Notes & Advisories

Accessibility of trails vary: The Gloria Braunhardt Bike/Pedestrian Trail is paved; the other four nature trails feature more rugged paths. All are accessible by trail heads that provide parking. Visit the Little River Trail System’s website for a map and more information about the trail network.


  • Natural Resources
  • Parks
  • Walking & Hiking
  • Wildlife Viewing


  • Accessible/ Wheelchair or Stroller Accommodating
  • Appropriate for all ages
  • Dog Friendly
  • Parking Available