We will walk briskly on mostly paved and maybe 1 flat dirt road 1.3-1.5 hours aprox. We walk about 3.4 miles red trail and slightly longer if group prefers.
The hike will end when the last hiker finishes...Please do not ask us to leave early because you have other plans.
(Sneakers ok to wear)
((Bottled Water for hydration good))
Why walk here? Why the heck not!!?? (Good exercise) The trails are beautiful with some gradual hilly spots! The hike back is all downhill so everyone loves this!
A nature lover's paradise, The area features 3,000 acres of beautiful forestland; there are more than 30 miles of paved and gravel roads for Walkers and bicyclists, hiking trails.
To Find us: When you drive in through the front gate, bare left into the parking area and park in the last parking lot as you get closer to the trail head.
We will wait for everyone by the large blue light on the yellow pole at the beginning of the main trail. Look for the black metal bench next to the pole by the little bridge towards the trail. Note: by the bridge.
Well behaved dogs on leashes, adults, and children are welcome at this reservoir event. Be sure to clean up after your dogs. They have convenient deposit bins on the trail.
After the hike, please join us for lunch in West Hartford (Optionial). Fairly reasonable prices! Have some coffee, tea, breakfast or lunch!
Effies:? Where the food is good. 91 Park Road West Hartford
The entrance to the West Hartford Reservoir is located on Route 4 (Farmington Avenue) 1420 Farmington Avenue,West Hartford (NOT AVON)
From the East and West:
Take I-84 to Exit 39 (Route 4). At the end of the ramp take a right at the light onto Route 4 East towards Hartford. At the sixth light 2 and 1/2 miles, take a left into the Facility. From the North and South: Take I-91 South or North to I-84 West and follow the directions above.
Here's hourly Weather report for West Hartford
Hope to see you on the Trail!