Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail, Suffield

4.5
#6 of 27 in Trails in Connecticut
Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail is a public recreation area that parallels the Connecticut River for 4.5 miles (7.2 km) between Suffield and Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The modern paved surface covers the original dirt towpath of the historic Enfield Falls Canal. The park is used for fishing, hiking, and biking.
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  • Took a leisurely stroll along the connecicut river starting in Suffield. The area is maintained by local volunteers but is owned as a state park. Benches and some picnic tables are available. I hear.....  more »
  • Nice walk along the river. Suffield to windsor locks. Easy, two miles, canal on one side. Great views. Easy parking. Near the malls in enfield. Near easy off and on from 91..  more »
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  • Very nice area with 4 mile paved fairly flat walkway with beautiful fragrant trees & flowers. Clean portable toilet stalls at beginning of the walk near ample parking area. Rolling river canal on one side & smaller river on the other. Several benches to sit on & a few steep hilly places to fish. We saw & heard many birds & also saw a beaver, ducks with ducklings, geese with goslings & two different heron. Amazing that it was hand dug so many years ago. It was a wonderful hike with other friendly hikers & bicyclists along the way. Wheelchair & stroller access. Great place.
  • Walked the whole 4 miles down and back. I really enjoyed this place. Bring water. Lots of things to see and just enjoy the quiet.

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