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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:    



            Facilities - Points of Interest


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


Mitch's Marina & CT River on right


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


Hockanum Schoolhouse on right


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


Metacomet-Monadnock Trail Crossing


Atkins Farm Market w/ restrooms, deli & lots more


Flayvors of Cook Farm Ice Cream Shop on left


Cross Norwottuck Rail Trail


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


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






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