SCANTIC RIVER GREENWAY
Town of Enfield
The Enfield section of the Scantic River Greenway was designated in 2009 and encompasses the Scantic River through the Town of Enfield
with links to the Somers section and future linkage to the East Windsor section.
Scantic Linear Park East: This Park is part of the State of CT DEP Scantic State Parks. The parking lot is on Route 190 on the Scitico/Somersville border. You may also access the multi-use trail system off of Quality Avenue in Somersville . The main trail is a 1 mile loop along the river with a view of the old power dam across the river that powered the Rockford Keeny Mill in the early 1900’s.
Scantic Linear Park West: Park is part of the State of CT DEP Scantic State Parks. The trail has 1 mile loop trail along the Scantic river with beautiful views of the river and Stocker farm on the south bank. A spur trail branches off of the loop trail and heads east for .25 mile along the river to a green shed below Glen Ellen street. A spur trail west branches off the loop trail and runs ½ mile east towards Cooper Street and into the historic Powder Hollow area.
Scantic Rapids Park Powder Hollow: Park is part of the State of CT DEP Scantic State Parks. The trail has 1 mile loop trail along the Scantic river with beautiful views of the river up to Stockers farm and around Stowe pond. The red trail branches off the loop trail and runs ½ mile along a historic canal and remnants of the Hazardville Powder Company. The bridge is where the annual Spring Splash canoe/kayak race finishes. Across the street you will see the 1856 Red Powder Mill barn.
Scantic Linear Park Bailey Road: Park is part of the State of CT DEP Scantic State Parks.The trail has 1 mile linear trail along the Scantic River with beautiful views of the river up to the old Kinney Mill in Somersville. The trail travels along the historic canals and remains of the Enfield Power. You will find a kiosk at the park entrance near the dam. Trails are marked.
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