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

Webb Trail Grand Re-opening and Hike

The Chautauqua Rails to Trails Board of Directors cordially invites you to a Grand Re-opening and Hike of the Nadine and Paul Webb Trail.  Thanks to the generous financial support of the Ralph Wilson Legacy Fund of the Community Foundation…

Portage Trail Hike on 9/30 @ 9:30am

Meet at 9:30am at McDonald’s in Westfield, or 9:45am at the trail head on Quilliam Rd near route 394. The NorthCoast Striders, a hiking group from Erie, PA is hosting a hike on the Portage Trail and are inviting all…

Thursday Hike on 9/24 @1pm

We are planning a short afternoon hike on Thursday, 9/24.  Meet at Prospect station, Rails to Trails, at 1 PM.  Expect to walk about 2 hours.  It’s time to check out the fall colors!  Bring water and dress for the…

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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