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Adam's Mill Trail is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Manchester, Connecticut that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round.

Length 1.6 mi Elevation gain 59 ft Route type Loop

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Forest

River

Wild flowers

Wildlife

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Matt Putzel
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HikingBridge outClosedOver grownPrivate property

This trail isn't as terrible as the reviews make you believe. First of all, the curated loop that All-Trails has listed is not passable. It has you go on the North side of the river just over the bridge on Adams Street, but that is private property. You have to go to the trail-head to the left of the brewery. The other issue is the railroad bridge that is part of the loop is closed (there is a No Trespassing sign, but it isn't blocked off, so it's theoretically passable), I was with two small dogs and the pedestrian walk way on the bridge was a steel grate and one of my pups can't stand those types of bridges. So we actually backtracked and walked all the way back to Adams street and picked up the South end of the trail where it is marked on the curated map. Along this part of trail, there is what looks like a new narrow wooden walkway, at least the wood on the railings smelled and looked fresh, We turned around here, and didn't actually walk back to the railroad bridge. The North end of the trail included some funky abandoned mills that looked like they were from a zombie apocalypse movie. Seriously creepy stuff, but made for an interesting walk.

Matt Putzel
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ClosedOver grown
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Toni DiPinto
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BugsClosedMuddyOver grown

Strange location off the bat. I liked the trail at first then I ran into tons of trash, abandoned lawnmowers, shopping carts. The river was murkey and foamy and for some reason there was a disgusting smell throughout the whole woods.. typical Manchester, drive further.

Rene Bizeau
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giving it 3 stars because the directions don't bring you to the trail. you have to park at elicit brewery, go to the far back left of the parking lot and you'll see the stairs to the trail.

Hanna Madler
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Hiking

Could not even find the trail based off this map.

Kara Trzcinski
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Hiking

The south trail is blocked off half way through and no signs telling you ahead of time. Had to turn around. . But I love the history and nature on the north trail. Just wish I could have followed the loop all the way around .

John Barker
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HikingBlowdownBugsOver grownWashed out

It’s ok. Needs maintenance

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Stacie Luizzi
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Hiking
First to Review

Not sure I stayed on the correct trail after crossing the bridge, the trail by the river was eroding very dilapidated rails/bridges. It was fun nonetheless and beautiful by the river!! Just be prepared to be roughing it :)

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Sara Theriault
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Hiking
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Drew Nicholas
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Hiking
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dendree sproul
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Hiking
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Chris Turner
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Hiking
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Lou Cronin
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Hiking
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AJ E.
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Hiking
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Ginger Starvish
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Backpacking
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Jenna Bogaczyk
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Hiking
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Kara Trzcinski
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Hiking
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Lukasz Malinowski
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Hiking
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Ryan Janes
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Hiking
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Nicole LaFratta
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Walking
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