Click on the map to see a larger representation of the Northern Strand Community Trail. This map is an approximation of where the trail runs. See below for information on main access points.
You can now ride or walk the trail in Everett, Malden, and Saugus. Work on the trail in Revere is expected to begin in 2014. And approval to build the trail through Lynn is still needed.
Where to access the trail:
In Malden, there are two main access points for the trail near Malden Square. 1.) On the westbound side of Rte. 60, across the street from Malden High near the hockey rink parking lot. That will take you north as far a Beach Street in Malden (not too far from the Revere movie theater). 2.) On the eastbound side of Route 60 behind the Dockside Restaurant. This will take you south through Everett. It then ends near the Skyzone Indoor Trampoline Park, not too far from the Best Buy, in Everett.
In Saugus, you can access the trail off Laurel Street. If you ride the trail from Malden to where it now ends on Beach Street, continue off the trail, up Lynn Street. Go past the railroad track and take the second left onto Laurel Street. The 2 1/2 mile trail in Saugus then continues past the Anna Parker Playground, past the Belmonte Middle School, through Central Street to Chute Brook and out to Boston Street.
In Everett, you can access the trail near Air Force Road and the SkyZone Indoor Trampoline Park, not too far from the Best Buy store. It then runs past the Madeline English School before entering Malden behind the Bell Rock cemetery.
Check out the video (of the Malden portion of the trail):