Jump to Section
AMC Field Guide
The Jail Trail
The Jail Trail
Cocheco River Trail
NH - Southeast
This information has been excerpted (with permission) from
20 Great Easy Woods Walks near Seacoast New Hampshire
, by Phil Blampied, copyright 1999.
County-owned land behind the Strafford County jail and county-run Riverside Rest Home has been developed for recreational use. A one mile loop trail descends to the edge of the Cocheco River and then back again. A varied terrain of woods, cornfields and riverbank makes for an interesting stroll of a little under an hour.
Hiking Time Comments
Hiking Time Calculator
Actual vs. Typical Hiking Times and Outing Durations
Distances of Hikes
New England States
New Hampshire Regions
Rhode Island Regions
Map Comments and Legend
Share this page's content on a social network. Choose from Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Yahoo, MySpace, and more. Hover over the button below to share.
Get to the trail by driving to the jail and nursing home complex:
Take Sixth Street out of Dover past Liberty Mutual.
Turn left on County Farm Cross Road.
Follow County Farm Cross Road a couple of miles to the jail/nursing home complex and park on the north side of the Riverside Rest Home parking lot.
From the other direction:
Turn off Rt. 125 into Gonic.
Follow Pickering Road through the center of Gonic and several miles beyond to County Cross Road, where there are directional signs for the county facility.
top of page
Advertise with Us
The information on this site may freely be used for personal purposes but may not be replicated on other websites or publications. If you want to reference some content on this site, please link to us.