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Level: Easiest
Length: 10 mi (16.1 km)
Surface: Greenway
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +63/149 ft
Total: 19 riders

Mountain Biking Larkin State Bridal Trail

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#41 of 110 mountain bike trails in Connecticut
#4655 in the world

This is a multi-Use Trail: bicycling, mountain biking, hiking, cross country skiing and horseback riding, in fact it's popular horse back riding trail, so watch out for those road apples!

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
Western end: Exit 15 off I-84, south on Rt.67 for .5 mile. Turn left just past the tennis courts (part of Southburyís Community House Park). Park here, cross Rt.67 and go .4 mile down Jeremy Swamp Rd. to the trail. From Rt.18: Exit 16 off I-84, south on Rt.188 (Strongtown Rd.). Go @1.5 miles. Rt.188 crosses trail before intersecting Rt.67. Trail marked by small sign. Limited parking along Rt.188.
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  • jabwin2

    If you're looking for a wide flat trail then this is it. For the most part,very well maintained. Ran into one flooded area that required you to go of off-roading. Other than that I was able to move quite fast along the entire route.

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  • ****

    Ok, it really isn't going to attract 'serious' riders, but(!) if you. Want to take someone on a nice easy exposure to riding on anything other than asphalt - this is a great place to take them. The actual trail is longer than what is listed on Singletrack. The northern/western end is actually on Kettletown Rd.. The southern/eastern is by Whittmore Glen park in Naugatuck.

    There is a portion that is private from Towantic Hill Road east to Long Meadow Pond Road (Griswold Road). This just happens to be at the top of a large hill.... You can detour on the streets and pick up the trail again, or turn around here...

    Seriously easy except for some sandy areas that are just plain annoying (I hate sand pedaling). So if you want an easy ride, this is the place to go.

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  • genglish

    Great trail for a family with young kids just getting into the sport of mountain biking. Ample parking during weekdays off of 188 near the Fire Department. Double Track throughout, little - if any debris. * Review edited 8/8/2011

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  • pinkmtb

    This is a nice wide flat trail, it is great for an easy ride.

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