FVTC National Trails Day RideDate: 6/2/2018
Time: 8:30:00 AM
FVTC National Trails Day Ride
Because our venue will be in use by another group on June 3,
there is NO RAIN DATE for this ride.
Weather-related cancellation will be posted on this site, so check here if weather is doubtful.
In conjunction with National Trails Day the Farmington Valley Trails Council will hold a bicycle ride on Saturday, June 2nd. This event helps to promote public awareness of the rails-to-trails initiative in the Farmington Valley, attracting new and existing fans of the multi-use trail system. The northern part of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail now has 28 continuously paved miles from southern Farmington through Westfield, MA. The Farmington River Trail is complete from southern Farmington to Route 44 in Canton and has 10.2 miles of paved trail. We are eagerly awaiting the opening of the new bridge over RT 6 in Farmington.
This family-oriented event is designed for trail users of all abilities, and is fully supported until 2:00 pm.
Will offer: 15 mile ride, 21 mile ride and 30 mile ride
Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your start time to sign-in and get ready. All tours utilize the trail system and allow participants to enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery in the Farmington Valley. Light snacks (energy bars & water) will be provided at the start.
The Trails Council is proud to show off the finest trail system in New England and let both veteran users and brand new participants know how much we love it.
$20.00 suggested donation.
The Farmington Valley Trails Council is a volunteer organization and 100% of funds raised go directly to construction, beautification and maintenance of the trails.
All events will start and finish at the Iron Horse Boulevard and Jim Gallagher Way parking lot Simsbury, CT.
The signature events are:
Fun Ride – 29 mile “loop” ride along the Farmington River Trail (8:30 am)
Fun Ride - 21-mile tour on the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail to the MA state line and back (9:00 am)
Family Ride - 15-mile tour – on the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail (9:30 am)
Walk-in registrations accepted on the day of the event.
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