Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 PM EDT
Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 4:00 PM EDT

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Union Station 
125 Pleasant St.
Northampton, MA 01060

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George G Kohout 
Friends of the Northampton Trails and Greenways 
413 320 2226 

Golden Spike 2018 


The conference will bring together rail-trail advocates and policy makers from both Massachusetts and Connecticut to share strategies and successes on the expansion of the trail networks in both states.



A variety of walking and cycling group tours will be offered on Friday and Saturday afternoons. During your online registration you'll have the option of choosing one or two of these tours. Details on each tour's topic, presenter(s) and length of specific tours are described       HERE 



Overnight Accommodations

    A limited block of rooms at a reduced rate have been held at the Hotel Northampton. These can be reserved on a first come first served basis. Contact the Hotel Northampton @ 1 (800) 547 3529 and reference the Golden Spike conference.                                                   www.hotelnorthampton.com/

   Other hotel information and local dining guides can be found at Northampton's Chamber of Commerce site > Explore the Area   www.explorenorthampton.com/