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Jillson House Museum

"Ride the East" Bicycle Ride

This bicycle ride is a fundraiser for the East Coast Greenway Alliance and the Trust For Public Land and is sponsored by Jillson House Museum and the Windham Region Chamber of Commerce.

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"Ride the East" Bicycle Ride
"Ride the East" Bicycle Ride

Time & Location

Jun 08, 2024, 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA

About the event

Explore the scenic Air Line Trail with the East Coast Greenway Alliance and Trust for Public Land!

Select from two out-and-back ride options (48-mile and 18-mile)  on the stone dust Air Line Trail State Park. Both rides include a short  on-road loop (on back roads) to Mono Pond to learn about Trust for  Public Land's efforts to acquire land for public use. The 48-mile ride  continues to the cranberry bog in East Hampton where riders will learn  about the 111-mile Central Connecticut Loop Trail, which will extend  from East Hampton.

Registration starts at 7:30 AM at the Jillson House Museum followed  by a special ceremony at the museum at 8 AM. The 48-mile ride starts at  8:30 AM; 18-mile ride starts at 9 AM. Helmets required. Snacks  and water provided and there will be several restroom stops along the  way. Free parking at the museum or the rec center (1 Jillson Square).  You can register in advance for the ride at REGISTRATION.  Tickets are $20 for the short ride and $30 for the long ride.

This ride is presented by the East Coast Greenway Alliance and  Trust for Public Land and sponsored by the Jillson House Museum and  Windham Region Chamber of Commerce.

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