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Dates: 1/15/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Simsbury, CT
Event Name:
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112785 2019/Y1269
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km / 11 km - 1A
Description: The 5 km and 11 km walking trails, located 13 miles northwest of Hartford, begin with a stretch of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail. The route continues through Simsbury's historic town center, with buildings representing 4 centuries of architecture, a 19th century railroad station (now Plan B Burger Bar), the old Drake Hill Flower Bridge (featured on the A-award), 17th century grist mill and a 19th century explosives factory.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Ice Cream Parlors, Little Free Libraries, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: 8 am to 9 pm
Location: Fitzgerald's Foods
Start Point / Driving Directions: 710 Hopmeadow St. Telephone: (860) 658-2271. Hours: Daily, 8 am - 9 pm. Water and restrooms available.
From I-91N or S: Exit 40 for Rt. 20. Go west 9 mi. to Granby and south on Rt. 10 for almost 6 mi. (name changes to Hopmeadow St. in town). Turn left into Drake Hill Shopping Center. From I-84: Exit 39 for Rt. 4 to Farmington. Turn right (north) on Rt. 10 for 11 mi. (name changes to Hopmeadow St. in town). Turn right into Drake Hill Shopping Center.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments:
Host Club: Connecticut Valley Volkssport Club
Contact: Lee West (860) 721-1185
Website: www.avaclubs.org/cvvc/simsburyyre.html
E-Mail Contact: LFWest@sbcglobal.net