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Dates: 1/15/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Hartford, CT
Event Name: Capital - River
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112783 2019/Y0658
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km / 10km - 1A
Description: Downtown/Riverfront walk includes Old State House (designed by Charles Bullfinch, in 1796), the gothic revival state capitol, plus Wadsworth Atheneum (one of oldest art museums in country). Two bridges over the CT River. The U.S.S. Hartford bell is located on Constitution Plaza.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Carousels Across America, Little Free Libraries, State Capital, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk.
Location: Homewood Suites Hartford Downtown
Start Point / Driving Directions: 338 Asylum. Telphone: (860) 524-0223. Hours: Daily, dawn to dusk. Water and restrooms available.
From I-84: Exit 48. At end of ramp westbound (I-84W) turn left and then left at first light at Spruce St. At end of ramp eastbound, go straight through light onto Spruce St. The Union Station will be on your right. Go to the end of street and turn right onto Church St. (being careful to avoid bus lane on your right). Proceed 3 blocks to the light at Ann Uccello St. Turn right. Go 1 block and turn right on Allyn St. Go halfway down block and turn left into Homewood Suites' pay parking lot. From I-91S or I-91N: Take I-84W (Waterbury), Exit 32A. Follow directions for I-84W.
Awards & Fees: A Award
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Host Club: Connecticut Valley Volkssport Club
Contact: Lee West (860) 721-1185
Website: www.avaclubs.org/cvvc/hartfordyre.html
E-Mail Contact: LFWest@sbcglobal.net