Miller who wants to spend the remaining years of her life alone in her apartment near the East River after the death of her husband, H.
I can see why the locals refer to it as a favorite.
The two reasons we didn't rate it a 5 is the standing water on a couple sections near Andover, CT there's been no rain in days and secondly, for a 3-wheeled recumbent trike -- the un-passable automobile barriers at the road crossings had to carry our trike over the stones adjacent to the barrier.
The trail has a few areas with small grades but for the most-part is really flat.
The trail surface is hard packed, we saw numerous skinny wheeled street bikes experiencing no difficulties once so ever. The trail is heavily used but everyone we encountered was respectful of other users right-of-way.
My wife rode the trail on a recumbent trike and I on a Mt bike. Windham hopes to have the bridge over the Willimantic River and that section out to bid in the spring of The old RR bridge is washed out and old trail faint.
All of these aspects show on the Traillink map as a faint line if you maximize it. The map for the Airline trail shows this new connection with a dark red line for the Hop River Trail. It is very difficult to find the entrance road to the parking lot for the trail at Bolton Notch.
If you magnify the trail map at Bolton Notch the thin short dirt road shows on the map. It is just off I just after Rt. Stay to right, go slow and look for the road and hard to see sign.
It is a lovely trail, very level, good surface and shaded all the way. The maps on the State site, referenced from the Traillink site are good but slightly out of date for new construction.
They are easy to print and show mileage. Youker Bear on trail August, by blueskye It has been reported that a large bear was seen on the trail section between Hop River Rd.
The second car we parked at the trailhead Colonial Rd, Manchester, CT where there is a dedicated parking lot. By car it was 15 minutes driving time one way between locations. From our start point we crossed RT 6 in front of the church to pick up the trail and then rode to the right heading west.
The first 5 miles were a definite uphill grade, around mile 6 it became a downhill grade all the way to Manchester. Total distance between the two locations approximately 12 miles. Considering the trail is mostly hard packed dirt it was very well maintained, wider in some areas than others with a few road crossings.
The scenery was mostly rocks that had been blasted through back when the railroad was built with a lot of ferns and greenery, but never saw the Hop River. There were mostly bikers on the trail, and everyone was very friendly.
Other than the uphill grade for 5 miles it was a very pleasant ride. If you're looking for a nearby place to stay I highly recommended the Daniel Rust House in Coventry which was only 12 minutes from the church by car.
Andover section September, by blueskye I love riding this trail, but the Andover section does not appear to be maintained.
In some sections brush is covering the trail and there are expanding sand traps at some of the entrance gates. These sand traps are dangerous to cyclists and have caused accidents.
Be careful in this section. A beautiful trail July, by llbobh A regular outdoor "fun day" for the family, ride bikes or walk, excellent for relaxation and exercise, the kids love it!
Well maintained dirt or gravel, some steep side drop offs, so watch the little ones, overall an excellent experience. Trail finished to Kings Rd. The bad news is that the local equestrians have ripped it up. It is particularly bad from Pucker St.
If only they would be considerate and ride their horses to one side and not over the entire trail surface. It is too bad that so much work and money has gone into this trail just to have it ruined by a few individuals.
The work will include clearing, resurfacing and upgrades to the two bridges over the Hop and Willimantic Rivers.
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