Windsor Center River Trail Walk

Another after work walk...

The Windsor Center River Trail is a one-mile paved loop, part of which runs beside the Farmington River.  We may make two laps if we're feeling energetic.  This will be a slow, socially placed walk and a good chance to unwind after a day at work.

Kids and leashed dogs are welcome. For the kids, or the young at heart, this trail is all paved and can be done on roller blades!

Parking lot is located across the street from Bart's restaurant on Palisado Avenue in Windsor. If the trailhead lot fills up, park in the boat launch lot behind Bart's. (Please don't park in front of Bart's as those spaces are for customers!)  Parking lot is not that large, so attendance is limited accordingly.

Address for Bart's for your GPS is 55 Palisado Avenue, Windsor.

Hot dog aficionados may wish to go to Bart's for a bite after.

Information about the trail and directions can be found here

Note about dogs:  While this is a dog-friendly hike, the dog owners need to be responsible.  Park rules require leashes.  If you choose to break that rule and let your dog off the leash, please be sure it is okay with the other hikers (some of whom may not be dog people) and be sure you can control your dog when off leash.  Finally, please be prepared and clean up after your dog when needed.

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  • Gloria

    a nice short after work walk

    March 25, 2013

  • Elizabeth B.

    Very nice walking spot- great company

    March 25, 2013

  • Kevin

    Great quick walk. I enjoyed the company. Everyone was smiling and friendly. What a great group!

    March 25, 2013

  • Kevin

    It was a good night for exercise. Great walking with you all.

    March 25, 2013

  • Gloria

    It was nice to see such a good group there and that some of you made a third lap (I stopped after two!). This is a good short after work walk, so I will post it some more, though maybe have us start over on Pleasant Street where there is more parking.

    March 25, 2013

  • Lou P.

    Sorry, could not make it! Next time...

    March 25, 2013

  • Michelle

    I am working late so I unable to make the walk tonight.

    March 25, 2013

  • Christina

    Something has come up and unfortunately I won't be able to attend tomorrow night

    March 25, 2013

  • Gloria

    I walked the trail today (Sunday) and it looked great. Even heard the frogs over in the pond. Let's hope the predicted snow on Monday stays away!

    March 24, 2013

  • Sharon H.

    if i didnt have a meeting at 6 this would have been a perfect day and time..

    March 23, 2013

  • Michelle B.

    work too far to get there in time

    March 22, 2013

  • Gloria

    Forecast is saying snow showers for Monday. I'll probably still walk if it's just snow showers, but may cancel if it's raining. Will update when we get closer.

    March 21, 2013

  • Michelle B.

    Michelle B to attend , unless working out of town, will know by friday

    March 20, 2013

  • Christina

    Looking forward to meeting new people!

    March 19, 2013

  • Sue

    Hi Gloria---sounds like a good idea--you have some nice offerings--but sorry to say I won't be able to make it---it's book club night---stay well--Sue

    March 19, 2013

  • Tiffany

    I'll be bringing Felix.

    March 18, 2013

  • Jeanette

    Hello, I have been hoping to meet up for a hike and look forward to finally meeting people. I need to double check about my guest.

    March 17, 2013

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