Farmington Canal State Park Trail is a Connecticut state park forming a portion of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail in the towns of Cheshire and Hamden. The site of the greenway was originally used by the native Quinnipiac tribes as a path prior to its expansion as a road by the colonists. A canal construction project began on July 4, 1825, with the first sections opening in 1828. On June 22, 1836, the Farmington and Hampshire Canal companies were in severe debt and transferred their ownership to New Haven-Northampton Company. In 1847, investors in the company petitioned the state for the right to build a railroad and rail service lasted until the 1980s. The Farmington Valley Trails Council was founded in 1992 to preserve the canal by converting it into a park. The developed section of

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  • Farmington Canal State Park Trail ist ein State Park im US-Bundesstaat Connecticut auf dem Gebiet der Gemeinden Cheshire und Hamden. Er bildet als Grüne Route den Farmington Canal Heritage Trail. Ursprünglich ein Pfad der Indianer wurde er von den Kolonisten zur Straße ausgebaut, dann ab 1825 als Kanal angelegt und später verlief entlang dieser Route eine Eisenbahnlinie, die bis 1980 in Betrieb war. (de)
  • Farmington Canal State Park Trail is a Connecticut state park forming a portion of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail in the towns of Cheshire and Hamden. The site of the greenway was originally used by the native Quinnipiac tribes as a path prior to its expansion as a road by the colonists. A canal construction project began on July 4, 1825, with the first sections opening in 1828. On June 22, 1836, the Farmington and Hampshire Canal companies were in severe debt and transferred their ownership to New Haven-Northampton Company. In 1847, investors in the company petitioned the state for the right to build a railroad and rail service lasted until the 1980s. The Farmington Valley Trails Council was founded in 1992 to preserve the canal by converting it into a park. The developed section of the trail within state park boundaries runs 5.5 miles (8.9 km) south from Cornwall Street in Cheshire to Todd Street in Hamden and includes the historic Farmington Canal's restored Lock 12, located south of Brooksvale Road in Cheshire. The paved, multiple-use trail is used for hiking, biking, jogging, in-line skating and cross-country skiing. (en)
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  • Farmington Canal State Park Trail ist ein State Park im US-Bundesstaat Connecticut auf dem Gebiet der Gemeinden Cheshire und Hamden. Er bildet als Grüne Route den Farmington Canal Heritage Trail. Ursprünglich ein Pfad der Indianer wurde er von den Kolonisten zur Straße ausgebaut, dann ab 1825 als Kanal angelegt und später verlief entlang dieser Route eine Eisenbahnlinie, die bis 1980 in Betrieb war. (de)
  • Farmington Canal State Park Trail is a Connecticut state park forming a portion of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail in the towns of Cheshire and Hamden. The site of the greenway was originally used by the native Quinnipiac tribes as a path prior to its expansion as a road by the colonists. A canal construction project began on July 4, 1825, with the first sections opening in 1828. On June 22, 1836, the Farmington and Hampshire Canal companies were in severe debt and transferred their ownership to New Haven-Northampton Company. In 1847, investors in the company petitioned the state for the right to build a railroad and rail service lasted until the 1980s. The Farmington Valley Trails Council was founded in 1992 to preserve the canal by converting it into a park. The developed section of (en)
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