Trail name: New State Road Trail
Managed by: Hockanum River Linear Park Committee; Town of Manchester
Length: 2.8 mile loop
More Maps and Info
Go north to and follow dirt road past three town wells, bearing left, then along river trail downstream, over 4 footbridges to Middle Turnpike West, cross road bridge over river (do NOT cross street), going east, then enter wide grassy path, going north, then bear left at fork onto path along river bank, heading upstream, follow path along steep bank behind East Catholic High School, then trail along river to New State Road, finally north on road to starting point. Moderate walk, a few hills, spectacular ferns, hemlock gorge, great river views.
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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.