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Around the Range

 

Total Distance: 32.0 miles with a 37.4 mile option               Elevation Gain: 1022 feet    

 

Degree of Difficulty Index: 1022 ft / 37.4 mi. = 27.33 ft/mi              Terrain: Flat/Rolling             

 

Killer Hills:     None

 

Geographical Region:  Central Massachusetts

 

City/Town:  Hadley, MA

 

Starting Location:  Hadley Village Barn Shopping Plaza, Rt. 9 Hadley, MA

 

Special Directions:  Take exit 19 from I-91 north in Northampton, MA and turn right at end of ramp onto Rt. 9. Proceed about 1.0 mile to shopping plaza on right. Park in the rear of the lot, behind shops.

 

Ride Description:  Mostly flat ride -- with a couple of rolling stretches -- around the Mount Holyoke Range through Hadley, S. Hadley, Granby, Belchertown, and Amherst, MA.

 

Facilities and Points of Interest:    

 

Mile

            Facilities - Points of Interest

0.0

Hadley Village Barn Shopping Plaza: Restrooms on east side of building

4.0

Mitch's Marina & CT River on right

4.4

Flood marker on left w/ water levels from various floods(Stay well off road to view!)

4.6

Hockanum Schoolhouse on right

8.1

So. Hadley: "Tailgate Picnic" deli w/ restrooms on right

18.1

Metacomet-Monadnock Trail Crossing

22.0

Atkins Farm Market w/ restrooms, deli & lots more

~24.0

Flayvors of Cook Farm Ice Cream Shop on left

25.5

Cross Norwottuck Rail Trail

32.0+

Hadley Village Barn Shopping Plaza: Restrooms on east side of building

37.4+

37-mile option: Hadley Village Barn Shopping Plaza: Restrooms on east side of building

 

 

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