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SCCC's Deep River Fife & Drum Corp Muster Ride


NOTE: This Ride Description and its corresponding Route Sheet may not have been checked for accuracy by the www.ctbikeroutes.org team


Total Distance:  26.8 miles                     Elevation Gain:  1253 feet  


Degree of Difficulty Index:  1253 ft / 26.8 mi = 46.75 ft/mi     Terrain:  Rolling to hilly


Killer Hills:  None; but the first part of Dennison Rd (22.7 mi.) will focus your mind for a minute.


Geographical Region:  South Central Connecticut


Starting Location (city/town):  Westbrook


Starting Location (detailed directions to):  I-95 Exit 64 CPL (Rt. 145/Horse Hill Rd) in Westbrook 


Ride Description:  Although about twelve miles of the ride is over state routes (Rtes. 145, 80 & 154), the road surfaces are smooth and there are wide shoulders for comfortable riding.  The balance        of the ride is on back roads into and thru the villages of Deep River, Essex, Centerbrook &     Ivoryton w/ several interesting views of the Connecticut River and typical New England small      town sights. 


Facilities and Points of Interest:    



            Facilities - Points of Interest


Deep River Landing; views of the Connecticut River and (possibly) an Essex Steam Engine


Village of Deep River; various stores for re-provisioning


Commence ~ 5 mile ride on Essex Rd/River Rd w/ numerous views of the Connecticut River


Essex village; various commercial businesses; stores for provisions


Connecticut River Museum; Essex town dock/pier (views)


Essex Steam Engine facility to the left (RR tracks)


Centerbrook section of Essex


Ivoryton section of Essex


Note:  This ride has been provided by the Southern Connecticut Cycle Club from its Ride Library as a service to the Connecticut bicycling community





Ride description:  Wu-New098

Route sheet:  RS-New098


Ride submitted by:  SCCC (www.ctcycle.org)/DPS, 4/23/07 (updated 5/3/07)



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