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Branford/Guilford Wanderer


Total Distance: 31.1 miles                               Elevation Gain: 1094 feet  


Degree of Difficulty Index:  1094 ft / 31.1 mi = 35.18 ft / mi                        Terrain: Rolling


Killer Hills: A few hilly sections


Geographical Region:  South Central Connecticut


City/Town:  Branford


Starting Location:  I-95 Exit 56 CPL (Leetes Island Road) in Branford 


Ride Description:  This is a pleasant ride on mostly rolling terrain in Branford and Guilford through some parts of Guilford that arent on the usual bike routes. Bring a snack or lunch as there arent any places to purchase until late in the ride. 


Facilities and Points of Interest:    



            Facilities - Points of Interest


Various facilities just north of CPL


Clear Lake (may be portable toilet here during swimming season)


Church and grade school on right just before downhill


Monastery of Our Lady of Grace (good lunch spot)


Guilford Green: Various facilities


Lovely view of mill pond


Stony Creek: Deli


Scenic harbor looking out to Thimble Islands


Various facilities just north of CPL




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