Trail name: East Coast Greenway WEST
Managed by: Town of Manchester
Length: 6 miles
The western extension of the nation-long trail that stretches from Florida to Maine, like its eastern partner, East Coast Greenway WEST offers residents an easy path for commuting, communing and connecting. This trail is a part of a 9.8 continuous section of the Charter Oak Greenway that begins in Hartford and ends in Bolton. It is also a part of the East Coast Greenway. This trail begins at Forbes Street in East Hartford. It then travels east and south to the Manchester town line, where it connects with Manchester's portion of the trail. At the East Hartford and Manchester town line, the East Coast Greenway intersects with the Captain John Bissel Greenway which heads north over the Hockanum River Trail to and around Wickham Park onto Chapel Rd. in South Windsor and connects to the greenway on the Bissel Bridge. Visit www.greenway.org for more info.
About Town of Manchester Trails
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Rules and Regulations
- Use common sense. - Absolutely no motorized vehicles allowed with the exception of battery-powered wheelchairs.- Obey all local trail rules posted at trailheads as well as any state and local laws that apply.- Do not litter, bring a bag, carry out what you carry in.- Use of these trails is at your own risk.- Travel on the right side of trail, except when passing. - When passing on a bike, give a clear and audible signal. - Cyclists and in-line skaters shall yield to all hikers and pedestrians. - When entering or crossing a trail, yield to all users. - Be respectful of wildlife. - Do not trespass onto private property. - Trail users shall use provided crosswalks at intersecting roadways. - Keep pets on leash. Clean up after pets. - Walk against the direction of traffic when walking within the roadway. - Bicyclists should ride with traffic. - Follow all laws pertaining to bicycles and their use. - Bicyclists shall ride in single file within roadway or trail. - Bicyclists and in-line skaters shall wear standard protective gear.