Between Claremont and Newport, the Sugar River Trail is an 8 mile multi-purpose trail open to mountain bikers and ATV riders. The trail is on an old railroad grade and has a packed dirt surface.
Eastern Terminus parking is located next to the Newport Recreation Department. From the center of Newport, head 0.25 miles north on SR10 and turn left onto Belknap Avenue. Parking is located 0.1 miles from this turn.
Western Terminus parking is located east of Claremont on SR11/103.
Overall, Sugar River Trail is the 16th most popular mountain bike trail of all 24 mountain biking rides in New Hampshire.