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Hall Medow Dam

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The climbs are steep, but totally ridable. I would assume that motocross or four-wheelers cut all the trails. Once in the woods, it is all singletrack. There are fire roads that meander about, but too much trash to be enjoyable. The trails kriss-cross throughout the reservoir. I would classify the trails as intermediate++ because of the climbs and some of the rocky sections -- but that very subjective.
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Trail Directions
Take Route 272 3.5 miles north out of Torrington from the Route 4 intersection. You will see the parking lot to the dam on your right side. Ride across the top of the dam and follow the road about .5 miles till it open into a flood plain. Immediately on your right is a steep climb that enters the woods. Far across the field you will see another steep climb that enters a separate section of woods.
Trail Length
12 - 15 miles??
Trail Level
Trails for all skill levels
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
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Review Date
April 12, 2002

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: Jim , from Torrington

I had a great time in this trail. In an area that seems to be dominated by "Private Property: Do Not Enter" signs, this place seemed like a nice change. I have ridden Nepaug and would say that Nepaug probably is better, but not by much. Lots and lots of singletrack in every direction. It is a great place to get lost for a few hours. I rode it at night and the trails are long, narrow and deep with a bright light. I will be riding it much more and exploring the rest of the area.

Recommended Route:
The directions in the first review are accurate.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
Nepaug, Mohawk, Sharon State Forest, Lime Rock, Riga Mountian, parts of the AT...

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