The Rail Trail

I often write about the rail trail that we live on in Bolton, Connecticut. Our state is blessed with many fantastic rail trails, some of which are part of the East Coast Greenway. On Easter morning, the Silk City Striders hosted a fun run in nearby Vernon. I rode my mountain bike to the Church Street parking lot to meet the group for a short run.

It was an overcast, yet beautiful morning, and I was thrilled to be on the rail trail. I was even more thrilled to see so many other people outside enjoying this incredible resource. The Hop River State Park rail trailΒ is my favorite, but I’m biased.

Just last week, a friend from Boston contacted me to find a place to ride in central Connecticut. I laid out an itinerary for a great day on our rail trail. I hope he had a fun time.

Information:

Pathways through Connecticut – Trail Description/Map

Andover Section

Bolton Section

Columbia/Coventry Section

Vernon Trails

Vernon Parks & Recreation Maps

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