BEST Bermuda Rail Trail VIDEO

By BestHike editor Rick McCharles

Over the past few years I’ve spent a lot of time on the famed Bermuda Rail Trail. Hiking, running, cycling.

Sound wonderful? A long day hike on tropical islands. 🌴

However … there are a number of sections where you must walk busy roadways to regain the trail. And the Flatts bridge was not yet opened February 2023.

Without question, Rick’s new video is the most comprehensive online. In fact, if you watch all 10 minutes, you may feel there’s no need to actually do the adventure yourself. 😀

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. (11min)

If that’s too long, I have a 1-minute teaser VIDEO alternative.

Our recommended itinerary starts with a ferry to Dockyard and continues past the official trail end in St. George’s — making it much longer. AND we recommended side trips to forts, light houses, and beaches along the way. BEST is to do the Rail Trail over 2 or more days.

The Bermuda Railway was a 21.7-mile (34.9 km) common carrier line that operated in Bermuda for a brief period (October 31, 1931 – May 1, 1948). …

More than 10 percent of the line was elevated on 33 separate structures of timber or steel construction spanning the ocean …

 It was said to be one of the most expensive rail lines built …

In 1984, 18 miles (29 km) of the defunct rail line’s right-of-way were dedicated as the Bermuda Railway Trail for hiking …

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