Enjoy a fat-tire ride or cross-country ski in winter, bike or hikein warmer weather. As recommended by Barbara Amodio.
Bolton Notch, CT
Start: Hop River Trail, Bolton Notch, Bolton, CT
Route: Follow the trail 6 miles east to the scenic covered bridge in Andover and return for a 12-mile trip, or continue another 4 miles east to Willimantic for restaurants, lodging, and more.
If you have a fat bike, cross country skis or ski skates, this is the winter trail for you. It's a beautiful wooded trail on an old rail bed, making its way through incredible stone cuts dripping with icicles, over a covered bridge, and alongside a bubbly brook. The trail is never plowed so it’s over the river and through the woods for you!
In warmer seasons, biking, hiking and walking opportunities abound. For a longer trip, continue onto the Airline Trail in Willimantic.
Barbara Amodio is an East Coast Greenway ambassador, co-chair of Bike Walk Bolton, and avid bicycle tourist
1-day cycling/walking tour recommended by Eric Weis
2-day out-and-back bike ride: Recommended by Kathryn Zerinque
Two-day cycling tour recommended by Molly Henry
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