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A quiet walk in amongst the busy life.

The paths are paved, the trees surround you and the sounds of nature embrace you. This is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dona B
West Hartford, Connecticut
Great walking area or cylong.

This is a great place to see the Fall colors. Great for family walk or a walk with you partner... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Craig W
West Hartford, Connecticut
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1420 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-3136
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The paths are paved, the trees surround you and the sounds of nature embrace you. This is a wonderful place to escape from the everyday grind. Enjoy!

Thank Dona B
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here while in Hartford with family for a concert in need of some greenery. It was a nice walk but nothing amazing.

Thank HayleyNZ87
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a great place to see the Fall colors. Great for family walk or a walk with you partner. Nice wide path. Running streams great views. You'll be glad you came for a visit.

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Good hiking or walking opportunities, beautiful scenery. Nice place to walk a dog. Big loop for walking/hiking, with many add-ins possible to extend walk into CT Blue Trail/ Metacomet overlaps.

1  Thank BethS834
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place to get out and run. You can (read; many do) sticht together lovely long runs of 18+ Miles. If you like hills, you can hit them. Lots of single track too. Be smart. Run with a partner

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A great place for a walk (with or without a dog) or a run. Very beautiful and generally well maintained by MDC. I do appreciate the expanding parking area that had been added but wish they would open the closed areas back up for traffic...More

Thank Seth B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

A scenic venue on route four as you cross from Farmington into West Hartford, The reservoir has been a favorite site for walkers and bikers alike. Personally, I have been coming here for about 20 years, and can vouch for the fact that they have...More

Thank DrLiz
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Incredibly peaceful place to hear your own thoughts and listen to nature. Stop reading this now and go out for a walk or run. Nature is waiting for you if you want to get out of the bustle of the city. Have an extended lunch...More

2  Thank beachbound201012
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I lived down the street and this was my favorite spot! I loved the fact that there is so much beauty and serene atmosphere. I totally recommend it. It is great to see people runners enjoy this place. It is huge and so pretty! I...More

Thank rcarla2016
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I've been going there for almost 14 years and the feeling I get when I start walking, running, or biking is the same every time... it is refreshing, calm and I come home with some type of satisfaction.

Thank Anu L
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3 September 2016|
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Response from gagslat | Reviewed this property |
For all the information needed, go on-line and look at Reservoirs/The Metropolitan District. It provides maps for #4 with public entrance from Farmington Ave., #6 public entrance from Albany Ave., Rte. 44. There is more... More
17 August 2016|
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Response from Kerry M | Reviewed this property |
It is usually open to sunset. But I would recommend checking by going to website for the Connecticut Metropolitan water district. This site gives trail maps and phone number you can call.
5 July 2016|
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Response from ScarlettandRhett | Reviewed this property |
I agree..there should be some maps! I stay on the bike marked trail. It took me completely around. I can.t say how long it took because we stopped at the picnic tables by the reservoir and had a picnic lunch.