Trip report

Hop River State Park Railtrail

Road Cycling DATE: 05/18/2014 - 05/18/2014

Trip/Event Location: Manchester, CT

Trip Leader(s): jonathanclark , swimfit

Max # People: 12

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Please join me for a spring ride along this 15 mile section of the Hop Brook Railtrail.  We'll meet at a parking area just off I-84 and ride the 15+/- miles to Andover and return for a total

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

From 84W take Exit 63 and turn right onto Deming St/Route 30 which becomes Tolland Turnpike/Routes 30 & 83.  From 84E take exit 63 and turn left onto Tolland Turnpike/Routes 30 & 83.  Turn right onto Parker St (there's a right-turn-only lane and a sign for Big Y supermarket).  At the 2nd traffic light turn left onto Colonial Road and take the next immediate left into the parking lot for Hop Brook RailTrail.

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What Members Are Saying About This Trip/Event

  • The ride today was 27.7 miles. The climb was 5.0 Meters per Km which compares to 3.0 on a typical railroad grade. Riding in NH - Flycatcher

Members That Participated


Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Hartford, CT

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Hartford, CT

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Ithaca, NY

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Franklin, MA

United States
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