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

Wegmans Hit the Trail Passport

The Chautauqua Rails to Trails and the Overland trails are now part of the Wegmans Hit the Trail Passport. A big thank you to our volunteers for posting all the signs on our trail. The signs on the Overland trails should…

Upcoming Meetings

Our meetings take place in the evening of the first Monday of the month. They are always open to all members; we invite you to become involved and attend a meeting. The August meeting will take place at 7pm, outdoors,…

Recording Secretary Needed

Our long time recording secretary, Wendy Lewellen, has decided to step down as Secretary at the end of this fiscal year, September 2020. Wendy will stay on the Board but will direct her activities to Events, Archiving Records, Correspondence and…

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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