Hop River State Park Trail

Getting Here

Park Location

Hop River State Park Trail
20 mile linear trail passing through six towns in Eastern Connecticut


Many parking areas serve this trail. 


  • At the western terminus where the trail meets Colonial Road 


  • Church Street has parking for several cars
  • Roadside parking south of the tunnel on Tunnel Road leads to a path up to the trail.
  • Valley Falls Park on Valley Falls Road; follow blue blazes to the south


  • At Bolton Notch State Park. At the junction of Route 44 and Route 6 in Bolton.  Heading west on I-384 from Bolton Notch, turn right at end of guardrail and go downhill to parking lot.
  • Steeles Crossing Road has parking for several cars


  • Burnap Brook Road, Andover – small parking area
  • Wales Road, Andover – small pull off parking area
  • Shoddy Mill Road – small pulloff
  • Lake Road – road side parking


  • Parker Bridge Road, Columbia - small pulloff
  • Hop River Road, Coventry - small pulloff
  • Kings Road, Coventry - small pulloff