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 great motorcycle road in Connecticut passes through the fabulous Tunxis State Forest, which provides some perfect countryside scenery. There's some great curves high up the western Connecticut hills and the Barkhamsted Reservoir.
US-7 (40 miles)
This great Connecticut motorcycle ride is between New Milford and North Canaan. Much of this route follows along the Housatonic River. There's some sweet, tight curves, elevation changes, and some wide open scenery of the nearby Berkshires, especially around the Kent area. Alternately, split off on Route 4 to Sharon and continue along 41, but either way, this is great ride along the western edge of the state.
Stanford Springs to Quinebaug
Route 190, 197 (22 miles)
Pick up Route 190 after Stafford Springs and connect to the fantastic Route 197 (Old Turnpike Rd). Navigate your way through tight corners and turns through the deep forest of northeastern CT. Enjoy one of the best motorcycle rides in Connecticut on this route all the way to the Massachusetts line.
Durham to Old Lyme
Routes 148, 82, 434, 156 (42 miles)
This Connecticut motorcycle 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.
Another great motorcycle ride in CT is this scenic route through the Pachaug State Forest in the eastern part of the state. There are some nice, open stretches of road alongside farmland and hilltop views of the countryside forest.