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Ride # Type of ride (XC if none) Riding Area Town Location Difficulty Pics Map/GPS Local Bike Shop Sponsor
1   Avon Old farms  / Fisher Meadows Avon NW 2.3 Y Y Cycling Concepts
1a Barlow Mountain Ridgefield            
1b   Beacon Falls - Naugatuck State Forest Beacon Falls SE 3.01 Y Y North Haven Bike
2   Bigellow Hollow Union NE 3.5 Y Y Bicycles East
3 Black Rock S.P. Watertown NW          
4   Bluff Point Groton SE 3   Y Y Clarke Cycles
5   Boneyard  Meriden SW 3.9 (+) Y Y North Haven Bike
6   Branford Supply Ponds Branford SE 2.35   Y Y North Haven Bike
6a   Branford Trail Branford - Guilford SE NR   Y Y  
7   Brooksvale Cheshire SW 3.11 Y Y North Haven Bike
7a   Burr Pond Burrville NW 2.4 N Y  The Cutting Edge
7b   Burr Farm Brookfield NW .6   Y  The Cutting Edge
8   Case Mountain  Manchester NE 3.85 Y Y Bicycles East
9   Cannondale Research Bethel SW N/R N/R N Y  
10   Castle Craig Meriden / Southington SW 3.25 Y Y Cycling Concepts
11   Chatfield Hollow Killingworth SE 3.5 Y Y North Haven Bike
11A   Chatfield Trail Killingworth SE 1.5 Y Y  
12   Cockaponset - south  (Pattaconk Reservoir) Chester - Haddam SE 3.1 Y Y Clarke Cycles
13   Crandle's Park Tolland NE 2.1 Y Y Bicycles East
14   Cranberry Park Norwalk SW 2.45 Y Y  
14A    Crescent Lake Southington SW 3.84 (+)-(+) Y Y North Haven Bike
15   Cromwell Creek 187 Cromwell SE 3.07 Y Y

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15a XS Day Pond State park (In Salmon River State forest) Colchester   4.2 (+) Y Y Cycling Concepts
15b Deadwood - mitchell hill rd between sleu + josie perkins - See Crankfire.com for now!! Lyme            
16   Deep River - Canfield Hollow - Book hill woods Deep River S 3.25 Y Y  The Cutting Edge
17   Devils Hopyard East Haddam SE 2.95 Y Y Clarke Cycles
18 Dennis Hill State Park Norfolk NW          
19   East Granby - Metacomet East Granby NW 3.4 Y Y Gravity Warehouse
  East Rock Ridge             The Cutting Edge 
19a   Genesee Recreation area Guilford - Madison   1.2 Y Y The Cutting Edge
20   Goodwin State Forest Hampton NE 3.35 Y Y Bicycles East
21 XS Grayville Hebron NE 4.2 + Y Y Bicycles East
22   Gay city  Hebron NE 2.9 Y Y Bicycles East
23 Great Pond S.F. Simsbury NW          
24   Grindle Brook Glastonbury SE 1 Don't Bother  
25 Gungywamp (here its kind of abandoned)   SE          
26   Hartmans Park Salem SE 3.75 Y Y Clarke Cycles
26a Very Small Harwington Rec Center     2.1 (-) Y Y  
26b   HedgeHog - West Moutnain - Onion Mtn Simsbury NW 3.45 Y Y Bikers Edge
26c   Honey Hill Wilton            
27   Hop Brook Naugatuck NW 2.9 Y Y North Haven Bike
28   Huckleberry Hill Avon NW 3.1 Y Y Bikers Edge
29 Update 2011 Huntington State Park Bethel SW 3.9 (-) Y Y  The Cutting Edge
30   Hurd State Park Middle Haddam SE 3.2 Y Y Cycling Concepts
31 Kent Falls S.P. Kent            
32   Kettletown S.P. Southbury NW   Y Y  
32a   Lone Pine Trail Guilford - Madison   2 Y Y  The Cutting Edge
33   Loomis Loop South Windsor NE/NW 1 - Sub N Y  The Cutting Edge

34 NEW 2017 Mooween State Park Lebanon centralish 4.5 ++      
34a   Machimoodus State Park East Hampton   .5 - Sub Y Y The Cutting Edge
35   Mansfield Hollow Mansfield NE 3.007 Y Y Bicycles East
36   Mashomequet Brook S.P. Pomfret NE 1.78 Y Y  
37   Mattabesset middle Middletown SE 3.1 Y Y North Haven Bike
38   Mattabesset north Middletown SE 3.35 N Y North Haven Bike
39   Mattabesset northwest  (Tri-Mountain) Middletown SE 3.1 N Y North Haven Bike
40   Meshomasic north  Glastonbury NE 3.25 + Y Y Bicycles East
41   Meshomasic Marlboro SE 4.5 Y Y Bicycles East
42   Mianus River Park Stamford / Greenwich SW 3.25 (prelim.) Y Y  
43   Middlesex Middletown SE 4.5 Y Y Clarke Cycles
43a XS NEW Millers Pond state Park Durham SE 4 ish (+)(+) Y Y North Haven Bike
44   Mount higby Meriden SW 3.35 plus Y Y North Haven Bike
45   Mount southington / South Mountain Southington / Wolcott SW 3.2 Y Y Bikers Edge
45a   Nathan Hale State Forest Andover NE 3.9 Y Y Bicycles East
46   Nassahegon Burlington NW 3.75 Y Y Bikers Edge
46a   Naugatuck State Forest (West) Tobys Rock Mountain - Seymour Reservoir Naugatuck   2.5 to 3.75 prelim   Y Y North Haven Bike
47   Nehantic S.F. Lyme SE 2.25 Y Y  
48 XS Nepaug  Canton NW 4.25 Y Y Cycling Concepts
49   Nipmuck mansfield hollow Mansfield NE 3 N Y Bicycles East 
50   Nipmuck Middle  Ashford NE 3 Y Y Bicycles East 
51   Nipmuck Natchaug Loop Ashford NE 3.5 N Y Bicycles East 
51a   Orchard Glen Wallingford   1   Y Y The Cutting Edge
52   Osbornedale State Park Derby SW 2.79 (-) Y Y
52a   Oswegatchie Hills - Dunkin Donuts Trail Niantic SE 3.8 Y Y  The Cutting Edge
53   Paugusset Oxford NW NR N Y Bikers Edge
54   Pachaug Voluntown SE 4.25 Y Y  
55   Pachaug (Green Falls Area) Voluntown SE 3.4 Y Y  
56   Peoples New Hartford NW 3.5 Y Y Gravity Warehouse
57   Penwood Tarrifville NW 3.65 Y Y Cycling Concepts
57a Pine Ledges Deep River         Link
58   Powder ridge Meriden SW 2.3 (+) Y Y The Cutting Edge
59 Pootatuck New Fairfield SW          
59a   Quinnipiac River Trail         Y Y The Cutting Edge
60   Ragged  Southington SW 3.6 N Y North Haven Bike
61   Rattlesnake Ledges Chester SE 3.3 Y Y  The Cutting Edge
62 Ratlum Ridge              
62a NEW NEW NEW Rockland Preserve Madison SE 4.8 and Climbing!! Y Y The Cutting Edge
63 New Trails Rocky Hill Quarry Rocky Hill SE 1.45 (-) Y Y Cycling Concepts
63a   Rocky Neck state park Niantic area SE 3.6 Y Y
64   Salmon River Haddam SE 3.3 Y Y Bicycles East
65   Schoolhouse Brook Park Mansfield NE 3 Y Y Bicycles East
65a   Shelton Lake Shelton SW 2 + Y Y  
66   Soapstone (Shenipsit State Forest) Ellington / Somers NE 4 Y Y Bicycles East

67   South Mountain Berlin SW 2.75 Y Y North Haven Bike
68 Southford Falls S.P. Oxford            
69   Spoonville - Metacomet Tarrifville NW 3.09 N Y Gravity Warehouse
69a Spruce Ledge Deep River         Link  
71   Stratton Brook Simsburry NW .5 N Link Bikers Edge
72   Sun Valley Stafford NE 2.8 N Y Bicycles East 
72a Squantz - Pootatuck         Y    
73   Talcott Mountain S.P. Avon NW 2.8 Y Y Bikers Edge
74   Tarrywile Park Danbury NW 2.1 Y Y Bikers Edge
    Thompson Dam              
75   Timberland North Guilford SE 3.21 Y Y North Haven Bike
76   Trout Brook - Aspetuck Land Trust Easton SW 3.20 Y Y North Haven Bike
77   Trumbull - Old mine park Trumbull SW 3.5 Y Y North Haven Bike
78 Tunxis State Forest Barkhamstead NW          
78a Tunxis - HARTLAND            
79   Tyler Mill Wallingford SW 3 Y Y The Cutting Edge
79a Upper Paugussett Northern Newtown            
80   Valley Falls  Bolton NE 4.25 Y Y Bicycles East
81   Wadsworth Falls  Middletown SE 1.5 N Y Cycling Concepts
82   West Hartford Reservoir West Hartford NW 3.35 Y Y  The Cutting Edge
83   West Rock New Haven SW 3.2 Y Y North Haven Bike
84   Westwoods  Guilford SE 4.5 Y Y North Haven Bike
85   Wells Woods Columbia NE 3.9 Y Y  
86   Winding Trails Avon NW 1 Y Y Cycling Concepts
86A Winsted Woods Winsted NW 2.8 Y N  
87   White Memorial Litchfield NW 2.9 N Y Bikers Edge
88   Waterford Millers pond Waterford SE 3.25 Y Y Clarke Cycles
89   Wilton Woods Wilton SW 3.3 Y Y Westport Bikes
89a   Woodbury Freeride Park Woodbury   2.1 Y N/A NEMTB
90   Wooster Mountain State Park - Pine Mountain - Neds Mountain - Bennett's Pond Danbury - Ridgefield SW 3.5 (-) Y Y North Haven Bike
   

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