Farmington Canal Linear Trail

 Linear Trail 1
 Linear Trail 2
 Linear Trail 3

The 2.9 mile Linear Park was dedicated May 22, 1994 and was designed to create a safe place for fitness activities along the Farmington Canal including walking, bicycling, running, in-line skating, cross country skiing and a place for people with disabilities.  The Park runs from through Cheshire from Hamden to Southington.  Restroom facilities are available along the trail in season.


  • Park open from sunrise to sunset.
  • Dogs must be on a leash and restricted at all times to the right of the path.
  • Animal waste must be cleaned up and disposed of.
  • No horses, skateboards or unauthorized vehicles allowed.
  • Park users must stop and yield at all intersections.
  • Stay on right when using the 10 foot wide paved path.   
  • Passing is allowed, give an audible warning and pass safely.
  • The trail is not a speedway. Max speed is 10mph.
  • Please be considerate of Park users and use common courtesy on the trail.

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