July 17, 2024

Summer IWT Recreation Survey

Inland Woods + Trails’ Economic Contribution of Summer Outdoor Recreation
Help us discover how outdoor recreation contributes to our local economy. Take the Inland Woods + Trails Summer Outdoor Recreation Survey today! By taking the time to complete this survey you will be contributing to the understanding of how outdoor recreation activities help support the economy in the greater Bethel and Rumford area. If you have spent any time this year recreating in the outdoors and are 18 or older, we want to hear from you!
Open to all types of outdoor recreation activities and recreation enthusiasts.


All mountain bike and hiking trails are open except for those listed below:

July 17, 2024: Road and ditch work is being conducted on Locke Mountain Road. Both the road and the Bethel Community Forest parking lot are OPEN. Please use caution as you may encounter workers and heavy equipment.

June 26, 2024: Logging is taking place in the Kendall Brook Forest for the next few weeks. Caution is advised around logging equipment on the Community Access Trail (CATS) and Eddies and Rabbit Road. Please be aware that some roads may be blocked/closed.

Community Access Trail (CATS)/Kendall Brook Forest:

  • The North Road trailhead/parking lot of the Bethel Community Forest – CLOSED.
  • CATS from the North Road parking lot to the Locke Mountain parking lot – CLOSED
  • The Bethel Village/Vernon Street trailhead for CATS – CLOSED.

Pennacook Area Community Trails (PACT):

  • Fawntastic – Open but USE CAUTION. It was heavily damaged in 2023 and has been mostly repaired. It is best ridden as a downhill trail.
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