SIKORSKY BRIDGE BIKEWAY:
-BIKE IT OR HIKE IT-
Last Updated: May 22, 2011
Length: Sikorsky Bridge Bikeway; 1.7 miles
Difficulty: Moderate. Paved trail with a long steady grade that may be tough for kids on bikes to climb.
From Route 15 take exit 53 to Route 110 and head left. Park at the Ryder's Landing Shopping Center. The trail starts alongside Ryders Lane across from the center.
The Sikorsky Bridge Bikeway will hopefully become part of the proposed 37.5 mile Merritt Parkway Trail which would travel within the state-owned Merritt Parkway right-of-way. For more information visit; MERRITT PARKWAY TRAIL ALLIANCE .
Starting from the Ryder's Landing Shopping Center; The paved trail starts next to Route 110 and travels alongside Ryders Lane before heading towards Route 15. It travels out to the Housatonic River before traveling underneath Route 15, then back alongside the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. You come to an intersection at 0.5 miles.
Note; Heading straight a spur trail travels a 1/4 mile to Route 110.
Head left and travel up alongside Route 15 along the bridge. Great views of a marsh and then the river below. On the opposite side of the bridge in Milford RR tracks travel under the bridge. Finally you end your assent and travel down alongside an on-ramp to Wheelers Farm Rd where the trail ends at 1.7 miles.
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BIKE IT OR HIKE IT