Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Extension into Sudbury

Here are answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the trail extension.

Trail is moving south (see map below)

  • Construction complete from Lowell through Westford
  • Design underway south to Concord/Sudbury line
  • However unless Sudbury moves forward, construction in Concord will end at Powder Mill Road, and nearest on trail parking will be further north in W. Concord.

Benefits of 1/2 mile Sudbury Extension

  • Construction will continue to Route 117
  • Access to Frost Farm and Davis lands
  • Parking lot at Davis Field.
  • Connection to sidewalk along Route 117
  • Continuous trail from Sudbury to Lowell (17 miles)
  • Once the Extension is constructed it will demonstrate the benefits Bruce Freeman Rail Trail in Sudbury and long-standing plans for the construction of the trail south to Route 30 in Framingham

Next step is to design the Sudbury Extension

  • Estimated preliminary design cost is $50,000.00

Donate Online ( Choose “Trail to Sudbury Fund" on donation page)

or mail your donation to:

Trail to Sudbury Fund
c/o Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail
P.O. Box 1192
Concord, MA 01742

(make check payable to: Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail)

To learn about this effort or for sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Tom Michelman,


Dick Williamson

Trail Extension to Sudbury