Trails Near Belmont, Massachusetts

Air Line State Park Trail pic

Air Line State Park Trail
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Stephen C. McEvoy is a business executive and attorney based in Belmont, Massachusetts, where he serves as vice president and general counsel for Abiomed, Inc. In his free time, Stephen C. McEvoy enjoys running and skiing.

Residents in Belmont, Massachusetts, have access to a variety of lovely trails, ideal for biking, running, or walking. Here are some of the top-rated trails, according to http://www.traillink.com.

1) Air Line State Park Trail: At 53 miles, this trail runs from the northeast corner of Connecticut to East Hampton, Massachusetts. It is a gravel pathway that brings explorers behind the Air Line Railroad and past the Rapello and Lyman viaducts as well as by several small waterfalls.

2) Mass Central Rail Trail: This train railway originally ran 104 miles until it was destroyed by a hurricane. Now the community is coming together to connect the various parts. Currently there are 32 miles complete and ready for runners, cyclists, and skiers. The trail is beautiful and peaceful, running alongside a river. There is free parking at Route 140 and Thomas Street in West Boylston.

3) Alewife Linear Park: A short path at only 2 miles, this paved pathway runs from the Alewife T-station in Cambridge to Cedar Street in Somerville and is popular with commuters. Future plans include expanding the trail further into Cambridge and Boston.

Top Ski Spots on the East Coast of the United States

Shawnee Peak pic

Shawnee Peak
Image: shawneepeak.com

The director of business development and vice president and general counsel for Abiomed, Inc., in Massachusetts, Stephen C. McEvoy of Belmont oversees the company’s business development and legal department activities. When he’s not busy with his professional responsibilities, Belmont resident Stephen C. McEvoy enjoys skiing.

The East Coast of the United States offers a wide range of ski resorts for skiers of all skills levels. Following are just a few of the top ski spots in the area.

Shawnee Peak
Located about one hour from Portland, Maine, Shawnee Peak features 40 trails and more than 230 skiable acres. The majority of the trails are designed for beginning and intermediate skiers, making it a popular spot for families, but Shawnee Peak also features a fair amount of advanced trails.

Okemo
Offering a mountain coaster for kids and a plethora of blue-square runs, Okemo in Vermont is frequented by skiers looking to relax while enjoying the basics of skiing. The area features a seat-heated lift to keep skiers warm on their ride up the mountain. All of Okemo’s restaurants, lodging, and other facilities are close to each other.

Whiteface Mountain
Home to the largest vertical drop on the East Coast, Whiteface Mountain in New York provides skiers with a unique blend of gentle terrain, historic spots from the 1980 Olympic Games, and amenities. Skiers often enjoy Whiteface for its scenery as much as they do for its runs.