Level: Beginner
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +61/51 ft
Total: 6 riders
 

Mountain Biking Funny Farm North

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#88 of 110 mountain bike trails in Connecticut
#11755 in the world

Nice little single track loops between the Housatonic Railroad tracks and Queen Street. Other the other side, take Old Farm Road down to the Ristricted Area Sign and look for a trail on the left. This is the Bone Yard Trail, this cuts around to link up with the other side of Old Farm. Take this to an intersection and turn left, over the bridge and then immediately left you will pick up the Newtown Trailway and an old trail with Green Blazes. Follow to Railroad tracks, cross over the river and then climb (hike-a-bike) back to the trail head.

Before you go
  • No Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • No Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • No Night riding allowed 
  • No Pump track 
  • No Restrooms 
Getting there
Exit 11, I-84 (north or south). And end of the ramp, turn left onto Mine Hill Rd (aka Wasserman Way) and drive to next traffic light and take a right onto Trades Lane (entrance to Reed Middle School). End of the drive, turn left onto Old Farm Rd and park under a row of Oak Trails.
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Open (on Jun 17, 2007)
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  • 95cl93
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    Some singletrack not well maintained. Most of the trail is destroyed by horse rides from the horse guard

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  • GreenGiant
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    Horse Trails. Small loops that nary have seen a knobby. I think if something develops, trail wise, in the neighboring Fairfield Hills to south of Wasserman Way, you could end up having a great network of trails.

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