2,103 ft
Distance
32 ft
Climb
-172 ft
Descent
00:03:17
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Metacomet / NET sec CT 17 Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    West Hartford Reservoirs
    West Hartford, Connecticut
  • Ref Number
    BlueBlazes
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Hiking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
  • Land Manager
    MDC

The Metacomet Trail in the West Hartford Reservoir property is also part of the National Scenic New England Trail and is designated for foot traffic only. Some portions of the trail are on multi-use roads.

Disclaimer

Foot traffic only

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Metacomet Trail / NET sec CT 17 hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -140 ft
  • Altitude min
    456 ft
  • Altitude max
    628 ft
  • Altitude start
    596 ft
  • Altitude end
    456 ft
  • Grade
    -6.7%
  • Grade max
    -26.3%
  • Grade min
    20.5%
  • Distance climb
    344 ft
  • Distance down
    1,759 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:48
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Dec 27, 2020
Variable
no votes yet

view (734)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to metacomet-trail--net-sec-ct-17 trailhead (41.786550, -72.792170)
      update trails status or condition

      Metacomet Trail... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 8:45am
      Dec 27, 2020
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 8:45am
      Dec 27, 2020
      Oct 15, 2020 @ 1:57pm
      Oct 15, 2020
      Oct 15, 2020 @ 1:57pm
      Oct 15, 2020
      Dirt is better now due to recent rain. Not as much dust, but many fallen leaves can cause some slippery situations
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 4:48am
      Oct 11, 2020
      Fallen leaf coverage reducing obstacle visibility and traction
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1 rides
      •  

      Photos

      no photos have been added for Metacomet Trail / NET sec CT 17 yet, add a photo.

      Trail Lists

      Reviews / Comments

      No reviews yet, be the first to write a review or ask a question.
      Use trail reports to comment on trail conditions.


      Post a Comment



      You must login to Pinkbike.
      Don't have an account? Sign up

      Join Pinkbike  Login

      Videos

      no videos have been added for Metacomet Trail / NET sec CT 17 yet, add a video.
      • subscribe
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.