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Northeast Texas Trail, Facebook

Jack Neal, executive director of the Northeast Texas Trail, says fall brings more visitors to the 130-mile-long trail from Farmersville to New Boston.  The trail is used for biking, hiking, walking and running.  In the KETR listening area, the trail passes through or near Wolfe City, Ladonia and Paris.

Northeast Texas Trail, Facebook

Jack Neal, the executive director of the Northeast Texas Trail, and trail user Hank Pickering of Wolfe City discuss a recent Texas Monthly article on the trail.  Jack says the trail is not considered complete, although hikers, bikers and others can traverse its entire 130-mile length from Farmersville to New Boston.

Northeast Texas Trail, Facebook

Jack Neal, the executive director of the Northeast Texas Trail, says the Trail will observe "Opening Day" for national trails this Saturday (April 7) with events in the 19 communities along the Northeast Texas trail, which reaches from Farmersville to New Boston.  In the Fannin County town of Ladonia, a hike and bike ride is planned at 12 noon, Saturday, along with a trail cleanup.  Other activities along the trail can be seen on the Northeast Texas Trail Facebook page.  Opening Day on the tr

Northeast Texas Trail

The executive director of the Northeast Texas Trail, Jack Neal, discusses the many attractions of the trail, which follows an abandoned railroad line 132 miles from Farmersville to New Boston.  The Trail has a very active Facebook page.

Northeast Texas Trail

Jack Neal, the executive director of the Northeast Texas Trail, says the trail extends 130 miles from Farmersville on the west through 19 towns and seven counties to New Boston on the east. It follows the former right-of-way along the Union Pacific and Chaparral railroads.  The trail is available for hikers, horseback riders and bicycle riders, some of it paved within city limits.  Other parts of the trail have a fine gravel surface. Access to the trail is free.