Simsbury Farmington Canal Heritage Trail Trail Highlights


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Simsbury

Farmington Canal Heritage Trail

Trail Highlights 

This trail is a section of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail that is

planned to run from New Haven, north to the Massachusetts

border. The Simsbury section of trail when complete will be 7.25

miles in length. Currently, the trail begins at the Avon town line

and runs north a short distance crossing Route 10 and then

ending at the intersection of Stratton Brook Road and Route 10.

The trail is planned to run across Route 10 here and north to

where the trail picks up again at Drake Hill Road. From this point

the trail runs north along the back of a shopping center then

intersects with Route 315. Continuing north the trail then crosses

Wolcott Road before ending at the Granby town line.



Parking and Accessibility

Parking is available at Iron Horse Boulevard.



From I-84:

Take exit 50 to Route 44 West. Take Route 44 into the

town of Avon. Upon entering Avon, turn right onto Route 10/202

North. Take a left onto Latimer Lane. The trail crosses the road

after 0.2 miles. To access the trail from the north, continue on

Route 10/202. Take a right onto Drake Hill Road. The trail runs

parallel to Iron Horse Boulevard.

From I-91:

Take exit 36 (Route 178) and follow Route 178 west

until the intersection with Route 185. Follow Route 185 west to

the intersection with Route 10/202. Turn north onto Route 10/202

and follow until Drake Hill Road. Turn east (right) onto Drake Hill

Road and the trail will be on the left.

Or continue north on Route 10 until the intersection with Route

315 (Tarriffville Road). Parking is located at this intersection. 



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SIMSBURY

FARMINGTON CANAL HERITAGE GREENWAY

LOCATION:

Simsbury


ENDPOINTS:

Granby town line 

and Avon town line

HOURS:

Dawn to dusk



LENGTH:

7.25 miles



SURFACE:

Bituminous



Recommended Activities

Prohibited Activities

CONTACT:

Simsbury Parks 

and Recreation

933 Hopmeadow Street

Simsbury, CT 06070

(860) 658-3274





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