We need more community support to accelerate the development of a rail trail in Medfield. The Friends of the Medfield Rail Trail invite you to an informational meeting and presentation on: • Current status of the Medfield rail trail • Findings from the March 2017 trail feasibility study, presented by Robert Weidknecht from Beals and… Read More


The Friends of the Medfield Rail Trail commissioned a design study for the Medfield portion of the trail. The final report was completed in April 2017. Beals & Thomas Conceptual Design Study – Final Report (4/2017) The Bay Colony Rail Trail Study Committee delivered its final report to the Board of Selectmen in December of… Read More


The Friends of Medfield Rail Trail have made impressive advancements over the last months. Christian Donner presented the Bay Colony Rail Trail Study Committee’s report to the Medfield selectmen at their December 20 meeting. The selectmen commended the report, saying it was very well researched and thorough. The selectmen encouraged Christian and the Friends of… Read More


We had wonderful participation at our kickoff meeting last week, forming a group with lots of great energy, new ideas and a “let’s get it done” attitude. The group is already organizing a meeting to provide information and get support from residents who abut the trail. This special meeting is taking place on Sunday, November 6… Read More


Medfield road sign

What  a tremendous summer it’s been for the Bay Colony Rail Trail community! We celebrated the official opening of the Bay Colony Rail Trail in Needham in May and the Upper Falls Greenway in Newton in September. Although there is still much left to be done in Newton and Needham, families in both towns are now enjoying all the benefits… Read More