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Derby Greenway

Rating: Silver based on 2 reviews
Distance: 1.85 miles / 2.97 km
Location: Start: Derby/Shelton Bridge
Main & First Street - Derby, CT, US
Attributes: out & back, mostly flat, paved path
Description: This is the new Derby Greenway from the Main Street gateway to its terminus at Division Street. The trail links tow rivers, three towns and six bridges. It runs along the Housatonic and Naugatuck Rivers and contains great views of the rivers. Most of the trail is built on top of a flood control system, though it leaves the walls and crosses O'Sullivan's Island. It is handicapped accessible, and there are parking areas at Main Street, under the Commodore Hull Bridge, at the train station, and at the Division Street terminus. It is open from dawn to dusk and has a constant flow of users. It can get crowded nights and weekends when the weather is good.
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Added by John Walsh on 11/4/2006
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Rating: Route rating: Silver
by: gettingfit on 6/8/2009 8:14:29 PM
I enjoy the Derby side of the "walk", watching the fish jump and the ducks swim along scouting out for dinner...makes the walk seem faster. Good job on the city's part.

by: connman on 2/23/2007 6:03:04 PM
very nice walk and very scenic

Rating: Route rating: Silver
by: Sam Conigliaro on 11/29/2006 12:08:36 PM
Great for bike riding! Paved, mostly flat with lots of room for traffic in two directions. Plenty of pleasant scenery along the entire route. You can usually find me riding along this route chatting on the air with my Amateur Radio friends as I have a Ham Radio, not CB mounted on my handlebars. The only reason I only rated this route SILVER is because it's quite short, less that 2 miles in length. It would be nice if it were a little longer, but maybe that will happen in a few more years!

 

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