Great Motorcycle Roads in Connecticut

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From slow rolling countryside and charming seaport coastal drives, there are miles of great motorcycle roads to discover in Connecticut. These are some of the best motorcycle roads in the state. Click on each map link for the direct Google Maps route. 

Winstead to Granby

Routes 8, 20 (24 miles)

This road meanders around the Quabbin Reservoir and is relatively a quiet ride through the forest. From Route 122, connect to 32A in Petersham south to Hardwick. Greenwich Road is an even quieter road with tight curves. For a longer ride, loop around the Reservoir along Route 202.

Photos by S. Profenna

Tunxis State Park 

Tunxis State Park

Stanford Springs to Quinebaug

Route 190, 197 (22 miles)

Pick up Route 190 after Stafford Springs and connect to fantastic Route 197 (Old Turnpike Rd) , which takes you along tight corners through the deep forest of northeastern Connecticut all the way to the Massachusetts state line.

via Google Maps

via Google Maps

via Google Maps

Durham to Old Lyme

Routes 148, 82, 434, 156 (42 miles)

This ride will take you through the small towns of the southern part of the state, passing farm country, lakes and rivers. After crossing the Connecticut River, follow the signs to Devil's Hopyard State Park to check out a scenic waterfall. Hopyard Road is a curvy little fun ride along the stream. Continue south along Route 156 to Old Lyme.

via Google Maps

via Google Maps

via Google Maps

Route 49

(22 miles)

This scenic route through Pachaug State Forest is a great motorcycle road in eastern Connecticut. There are some nice, open stretches alongside farmland and hilltop views of the countryside forest.

via Google Maps

via Google Maps

via Google Maps