About

Chautauqua Rails to Trails (CR2T) is a non profit corporation whose reason for existence is to acquire, develop and maintain multi purpose recreational trails for public use on or near abandoned railroad rights of way.  CR2T provides safe, attractive trails…

Mission

To acquire, develop and maintain multi-purpose recreational trails on or near abandoned railroad corridors for public use. Vision Our vision is to develop and connect a network of safe and accessible trails for all Chautauqua County families and visitors to…

Trails

CR2T is home to some of the most scenic and serene trails in the area.  Chautauqua County is blessed with beautiful unused rail corridors winding through picturesque countryside vistas and quaint villages.  CR2T provides safe, attractive trails for non motorized…

Events and News

Painted Rocks Along the Allison Ney Trail

A big thank you to whoever placed the painted rocks along the Allison Ney Trail between Finley and Woleben Rd. We counted at least 12  beautifully and creatively painted stones. Each stone brought a smile 😃 and added to the…

Group Hike on 9/19

We will be hiking this Saturday, 9/19, at 10am, as part of the co-sponsored 3rd Saturday hikes. Please join us at the Audubon Community Nature Center at 1600 Riverside in Jamestown, NY. We will meet at the kiosk near the…

Webb Trail Maintenance

Please avoid the trail until the new surface is installed. Starting on September 1st, the Webb trail will be prepared to accept crushed limestone as its surface. The work should be completed within three weeks, but the completion depends on…

CR2T Spring Membership Drive

CR2T is hosting a Spring Membership Drive! Our vision is to develop and connect a network of safe and accessible trails for all Chautauqua families and visitors to the area. Our members are the lifeblood of this organization and without…

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“Keep Moving” by Bill Ward

We’re so lucky to have the talented Bill Ward as a member of the CR2T Board! Check out this catchy tune he wrote for us and performed at our Spring Salute.

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Video- Damage to the Woleben Road Culvert

You have probably read or heard our board members talking about the culvert (tunnel) that passes under the rail trail near Woleben Road in Portland. Without seeing the culvert and the damage that has occurred in person, it can be…

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