TOLLAND BIKE PATH:

TOLLAND, CONNECTICUT

-BIKE IT OR HIKE IT-

Last Updated:       January 24, 2024

Length:                 Tolland Loop Trail; 1.5 miles

Difficulty:             Easy. Flat paved trail with a short stone-dust section. 

Directions:     

To Start from Old Post Road parking lot [Northern End]; From I-84 take exit 68 to Route 195 north. When you come to the "Tolland Green" turn left down Old Post Rd. Directly across from the Parker Memorial School on the left is the parking lot.

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Starting from the Old Post Road parking lot [Northern End]; The paved Tolland Loop Trail travels South into the woods and quickly comes to an intersection. Head right, Southwest and cross a wooden bridge over Paulk Hill Brook. Travel through a White Pine tree stand before crossing another brook. After 0.4 miles you'll come to an intersection at Crandall Park. Continue straight past the ball field. Notice all the black bat houses on your right. You then cross a boardwalk with an overlook of Powell Pond on your left. The trail then travels alongside the pond before taking you North up and around the Lodge. Pass through the handicap parking lot, then the regular parking lot where you'll pass a sign board and gate at 0.7 miles. This next section of trail consists of stone-dust, but is only 0.2 miles long as it travels Northeast, before it returns you back to Crandall Park. Turn right, Southeast, on the paved trail, then left along the ball field again, with the pavilion on your left. When you reach the white building (restrooms) bear left and travel past Crandall Pond. Follow the sidewalk out to Cider Mill Rd and head left, North, past the spillway, before passing by Lions Field. As you start up a slight hill you'll rejoin the paved trail on the left at 1.2 miles. Travel West, through an open meadow, before coming to an intersection. Head right, North, over the bridge as left simply returns you to Lions Field. Continue straight past the next intersection to return to the Old Post Road parking lot after a 1.5 mile Loop.    

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