Tom and Jake O'Brien set off on the C2ShiningC (Connecticut to California) ride, riding out of New Milford along the WNEG before turning West ! You can follow their ride on CtwoshiningC.blogspot.com or Facebook.com/obrienC2C
Well deserved recognition for the New Milford River Trail!
Best wishes to our colleagues who are spending a week touring the C&O Canal Trail and the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP). These are two of the most successful multi-use trails in the country. No doubt what they learn from this experience will great...
Great photos from the New Milford River Trail's ribbon-cutting ceremony!
Today was the official opening of the Young's Field section of the New Milford River Trail ! Mayor David Gronbach on his paddle board led a flotilla of boats to the new boat dock and cut the ribbon on new waterfront for New Milford ! Another impo...
If you're in the New Milford area this afternoon, stop in and celebrate the remarkable transformation of their downtown riverfront and another small step forward for the New Milford River Trail and the Western New England Greenway.
Great to hear that Tom and Jake have chosen the WNEG to begin their cross country bike tour!
Along U.S. Bicycle Route 7 (aka the Western New England Greenway) riding River Road, West Cornwall
Riders out today along the WNEG, crossing the Amesville bridge over the Housatonic at Falls Village, CT !
Here in the Housatonic Valley it is definitely Spring - and I hope that you are all out on your bikes as much as possible ! If you would like a wonderful ride, take the WNEG (now US Bike Route 7) through Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont an...
A reminder to support the New Milford River Trail in this important fundraiser: https://givelocalccf.org/npo/new-milford-river-trail-association-inc
Please consider a show of support for the New Milford River Trail, a founding partner in our effort to create a bike route that extends from Long Island Sound to the Canadian Border. https://givelocalccf.org/npo/new-milford-river-trail-associatio...
Okay, so we have several inches of snow hitting the NE this weekend - but remember Spring is less than two weeks away ! Just to get you in the mood, here is a photo from our ride along the WNEG a couple of years ago, coming through a coverered br...
More encouraging progress on the New Milford River Trail!
Great information here about how multi-use trails can reenergize the economies of small towns (like those in Western New England).
Huge step forward for our partners in New Milford, CT!
We are riding along the Connecticut section of WNEG - ans Spring is not far off - are you ready to get out and ride !
We can only hope that lawmakers in CT, MA, and VT will also continue to recognize the tremendous benefits that multi-use trails bring to small towns and rural communities.
Here's good information on how to make sure your bike fits properly, very important for anyone who plans to ride the full length of the Western New England Greenway.