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First time on Farmington River Trail

We started in Collinsville and rode to the end of the River Trail. What a gorgeous ride - not only... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Manchester, Connecticut
Lovely view and peaceful walk

I highly recommend you check out the trails here. They path is always clean! They take great care... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
via mobile
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We started in Collinsville and rode to the end of the River Trail. What a gorgeous ride - not only biking with a constant river view but we saw a blue Heron, tufted wood ducks and chippies and grey squirrels galore. There was some light...More

Thank Nannyp2009
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend you check out the trails here. They path is always clean! They take great care of this trail and everyone on it is always polite. Everyone smiles or nods hello. My husband love going for walks here as like I said it's...More

Thank Leahb1089
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Love walking, and bike riding, on the Farmington River Trail. I am out there 2, or 3, times per week. The trail is varied, interesting and well maintained. I generally ride in the towns of Collinsville, Burlington, Unionville, Farmington and Avon. I am never bored,...More

Thank srjac
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We absolutely love the rail trail system that has taken off in so many states. This trail is especially lovely as it connects to the longer Farmington Canal Heritage trail as well. The River Trail is shorter and I think more scenic. It is mostly...More

Thank 0libbyt
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I was in this area for a girls weekend and this was a perfect way to be outside and get some exercise. The path is well marked and paved. I think the better way to really experience it would be by bicycle. There are a...More

Thank bikingmom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

10 miles of smooth paved trail. We parked at new Britain Ave & Red Oak Hill, south end. Beware lots of traffic crossings, some dangerous. The first 2.5 miles has 5 road crossings, then 5 miles of GREAT riding along river. The last 2.5 miles...More

2  Thank Brandy P
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is an excellent bike trail; totally paved, no cars, can ride from Plainville CT to Southwick Mass and beyond. You can actually start in New Haven but there is still a portion that goes on city roads in Southington. Marked, flashing lights at the...More

Thank MMouseMD
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It is a great trail in the woods and thanks to lots of shade it is a very pleasant place even on a hot summer day. It seems like a perfect place for a walk or bike ride. Last Sunday I went on about 22...More

1  Thank thymiannek
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The Farmington River Trail is a great trail for walking, running, biking, roller-blading, walking a baby in a carriage, etc. I have been on this trail probably fifty times in the last year or two. This trail is 25 miles long. I usually get on...More

1  Thank Connecticutguy
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

A beautiful walk, jog or bike. Nice paved path follows the river bed. Nature at it's finest! Trail is 34 miles long and you can take any section of it you want.

Thank John N
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