Lowell Canal Heritage

Type: Urban Trail
Length: 2.60 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: In downtown Lowell follows canal shorelines from NPS visitor center at the Mack Building.
States: Massachusetts
Latitude: 42.64362   Longitude: -71.31403

The NRT is being subsumed by the Canalway Trail project (5.6 miles). NRT is between School Street and Western Canal. Located in central Lowell.


The historical setting (Industrial Revolution) makes it a very interesting cultural, historical walk past old mills, boarding houses, sites, museums, exhibits.

Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1981

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Ted Davies
Facilities Manager
Lowell National Historic Park
171 Merrimack St.
Lowell , MA 1853
(508) 275-1700



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