Sunday, March 25, 2012

CT Appalachian Trail - Section 5 - CT341 to Bulls Bridge Rd

March 24, 2012

Distance: 7.9 miles
Time: 4 hours 52 minutes
Map: Appalachian Trail Guide to Massachusetts-Connecticut

Parking: Requires 2 cars
Leave car for end of hike - lot at intersection of Bulls Bridge Rd & Route 7 (approximately enough for 12 cars)
Leave car for start of hike - roadside parking (approximately enough for 5 cars) at Schaghticoke Rd at trail crossing (across from stile)
I used this site to find parking areas: Appalachian Trail Parking

Restrooms: Privy at Mount Algo Lean to

From roadside parking, head up Mt Algo (opposite direction as stile).
Follow white blazes for 7.1 miles.
When trail intersects Schaghticoke Rd (dirt road), turn right on road, continuing to follow blazes.
When Schaghticoke Rd ends at Bulls Bridge Road, turn left.
Walk on Bulls Bridge Rd, walk under Bulls Bridge (covered Bridge).
Parking lot on right.

Blue blazed side trail to Mt Algo Shelter

Summit of Mt Algo?

End of Trail at Intersection of Schaghticoke Rd & Bulls Bridge Road.
Limited parking available here

Glen under Bulls Bridge

Total miles this year: 92.6

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