Visit the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail which covers approximately 84 miles from New Haven, CT to Northampton, MA. Come enjoy rich history lessons and all the wonder that nature offers. Walk, run, bike or blade and enjoy a wonderful greenway.

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Contact Information

The Farmington Canal Rail-to-Trail Association
940 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, Ct 06517

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Upcoming Events:


Bike Rock to Rock Earth Day weekend! April 25th, 2015


Cheshire Half Marathon April 26th, 2015
Much of the Cheshire Half Marathon is run on the trail. Run the half, or the 5K, or join FCRTTA volunteers to help direct runners at the street crossings. At least visit our booth in the exhibit area! More.


Bike on the Trail Saturday, May 16th
New Haven Bike Month is May 2015 More.


National Trails Day, Saturday, June 6th
Celebrate National Trails Day and Walk the Locks of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail! More.


New Haven Festival of Arts & Ideas Bike Ride on the Trail, Saturday June 13th


Connecticut Folk Festival and Green Expo, September 12th

Contact Us

The Farmington Canal Rail-To-Trail Association
940 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT-06517

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