Essex Heritage Trail Initiatives
Move It! On the Border to Boston Trail
Salisbury - Old Eastern Marsh Trail (1.4 miles)
Newburyport - Clipper City Rail Trail (1.1 miles)
Newbury - Not Open
Georgetown - Not Open
Boxford - Not Open
Topsfield - Linear Common (4 miles)
Wenham (1 mile)
Danvers (4.3 miles)
Peabody - Independence Greenway (6.2 miles)
Move It! On the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway
Hike, bike, paddle, swim or stroll at the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway's many parks, trails, waterways and beaches. Visitor centers along the 90-mile coastal route from Lynn to Salisbury will help you access the region’s rich history and culture whether you travel by boat, bicycle or foot.
Explore the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway by community:
Move It! In the YMCA of the North Shore’s state-of-the-art facilities
The YMCA of the North Shore serves 24 cities and towns across the North Shore, including: Amesbury, Atkinson (NH), Beverly, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Marblehead, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Newton (NH), Plaistow (NH), Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Swampscott, Wenham & West Newbury. Find your Y!
Links to More Heritage Area Trails & Natural Resources
- Explore the whole Essex Heritage National Heritage Area!
- Amesbury Trails
- Andover Trails Committee
- Andover Village Improvement Society (AVIS)
- Bay Circuit Trail
- Coastal Trails Coalition
- East Coast Greenway
- Essex County Greenbelt Association
- Essex County Trail Association
- Friends of North Andover Trails
- Hamilton-Wenham Open Land Trust
- Mass Audubon
- Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)
- National Wildlife Refuges
- The Trustees of Reservations
When to Move It!
Move It at your own pace or visit our Events page for information on Move It! events.