Cue Sheet: Simsbury to New Haven, CT

Submitted by H. Franklin Bloomer
The following cue sheet was created in August 2003 and reflects conditions existing then. Mileage shown is cumulative.

 

 

Simsbury to New Haven

0.0 Begin riding south on the Farmington Valley Greenway path where is crosses Terry’s Plain Road (Route 315).

2.1 Cross Drake Hill Road and turn left onto path on south side of road.

2.3 Cross iron bridge and turn right onto Riverside Road.

3.1 Turn right onto E. Weatogue St.

4.0 Turn right onto Hartford Road (unmarked) (Route 185).

4.5 At traffic light, turn right onto Hopmeadow Road (Route 10).

4.6 At traffic light, turn left onto Sand Hill Road and then make an immediate left onto Farmington Valley Greenway path.

7.1 Turn right onto path off the main path, cross Avon Old Farms Road (Route 10) at traffic light and continue on path along Fisher Drive.

7.5 Turn left on path along Ensign Drive.

7.9 Path ends; cross road onto Climax Heights Road and follow marked Bike Route behind Avon Police Building to path.

8.2 Path ends; turn right onto Darling Road.

8.3 Turn left onto Security Drive.

8.7 Cross Arch Road and follow marked Bike Route through Avon Public Works Dept. facility to Farmington Valley Greenway path.

14.3 Path ends; turn right onto Red Oak Hill Road

14.4 Turn left onto New Britain Avenue.

16.4 Turn right onto Hyde Road.

16.9 Turn left onto Spring Lane.

17.2 Turn right onto Northwest Drive.

17.7 Turn left at traffic light onto Unionville Avenue (Route 177), which becomes Washington Street.

19.5 Turn right at traffic light onto West Broad Street.

19.9 Turn left onto Redstone Hill Road.

20.5 Turn right at T-junction and continue on Redstone Hill Road, which farther on becomes Cross Road.

22.7 Turn left onto Lake Avenue (unmarked), which becomes Mount Vernon Road.

28.6 Turn right at flashing light onto Marion Avenue.

31.1 Turn left at stop sign onto Jarvis Street.

31.6 Turn right onto Moss Farm Road.

33.1 Turn left onto Waterbury Road (Route 70).

33.2 Bear left onto W. Main Street (Route 68).

34.1 Turn right onto Willow Street.

34.8 Turn right onto Cornwall Avenue and make an immediate left onto Farmington Canal Greenway path.

45.2 At end of paved path just before trestle over Connolly Parkway, leave path and turn left onto Connolly Parkway which becomes Elgin Street.

45.3 Turn right onto Greenway Street which bears left and becomes Central Street.

45.8 Turn right onto Woodbine Street which bears left and becomes Beverly Street.

46.0 Turn right on Coram Street.

46.1 Turn left on Waite Street (cross Whitney Avenue at traffic light).

46.8 Turn right at traffic light onto Ridge Road (cross Hartford Turnpike at traffic light).

47.7 Turn right at traffic light onto Davis Street and make an immediate left onto roadway in East Rock Park.

48.9 Turn right at stop sign onto Orange Street.

50.5 Turn left at traffic light onto Elm Street (one way; use State Street and Wall Street northbound).

50.6 At traffic light cross State Street and bear left onto Grand Avenue.

50.7 Turn right at traffic light onto Olive Street.

51.1 Turn right onto Water Street, make an immediate left under highway overpass (Route 34) and follow Vision Trail (look for bollard on right after riding under overpass).

51.8 End where Vision Trail reaches Long Wharf.