CT - Burr Farm - Mountain Bike Trail Review with Map and Pictures - PRELIMINARY
Review By Mark (Ragamuffin)
|Directions - From Newtown (Exit 10 - I84)
to Pond Brook Boat Ramp Parking:
Head West on Church Hill Rd (Rte 6) and when you see Starbucks on your left, turn right onto the Boulevard (yes that is the name of the street). Follow for approximately 3.5 miles (road turns into Hanover road just past the I-84 overpass). You will cross over a bridge and the boat ramp entrance will be on your right.
**Pond Brook road is dirt so no threat to the nobbies. Also, to find the green trail on Pond Brook, turn right after the river bridge (approximate 0.5 miles from the intersection with Pond Brook and Hanover).
Exit 9 - I84, Newtown to Burr Farm Open Space parking:
Follow Rte 25 for approximately 0.7 miles. Turn right and then immediately left Currituck onto Obtuse Road and follow for 1.6 miles. Turn right onto Dinglebrook Road and at open field on right park.
Description - This
is a good trail if you want to commune with nature and get a great workout
at the same time. While the Blue Blaze Loop is a short ride (approximately
1.4 miles), basically down to the stream and then up again, it does go
through some gullies and has some steep climbs that really get the heart
going. You can add to your distance by starting at the Pond Brook Boat Ramp
on Hanover Road in Newtown and ride the dirt road and do an outside loop as
indicated on the map to the property or cut to the chase and ride up the
right of way (cow path) that is called Lake George Road.
Blue: (Bench Loop): 2.1 miles
|Pre-ride Music: Anything with a good beat.|
|Total Miles: 6+ if you do Red to Blue and then back to Red. 5+ if you do the opposite.|
|Elevation Change Feet - 300|
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