Come Explore Connecticut's Greenways
"Greenway" means a corridor of open space that (1) may protect natural resources, preserve scenic landscapes and historical resources or offer opportunities for recreation or nonmotorized transportation, (2) may connect existing protected areas and provide access to the outdoors, (3) may be located along a defining natural feature, such as a waterway, along a man-made corridor, including an unused right-of-way, traditional trail routes or historic barge canals or (4) may be a greenspace along a highway or around a village. (CGS section 23-100)
The New England Trail, A National Scenic Trail - CT's second National Scenic Trail designation is a 200-mile trail route that has been in existence for over half a century. It travels through 39 communities in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Nominate Your Greenway for Official Designation - The Connecticut Greenways Council solicits nominations every February for official state greenway designation.
Annual Greenways Awards and Celebration - The 2013 event includes awards for outstanding contributions to CT greenways and designation of new greenways. This years event is held in conjuction with National Trails Day and will take place on Friday, May 31st at 10:00 AM at historic Chelsea Harbor Marina in Norwich. Join us! Invitation and Directions
content last updated May 16, 2013