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Ansonia Riverwalk (Naugatuck River Greenway)

This flat, paved trail runs along both sides of the beautiful Naugatuck River; a perfect, scenic walk for any visitor!
Trail Activity
Accessible Experience Walking Bicycling
Length
2.0 miles, Loop
Difficulty
Easy
Town
Ansonia
Surface
Paved/Cement
Pets
Permitted on leash
Fees
No

Description

The Ansonia Riverwalk straddles the Naugatuck River adjacent to downtown Ansonia.  Built atop flood control levees, the paved multiuse trail on the west side of the river runs just under a mile beginning at Pershing Drive, crossing over the Waterbury Branch Metro North Rail, and ending at a park including a gazebo at Division Street. 

On the east side of the river, the trail extends approximately a half mile on top of the levee from adjacent to the Target parking lot, south to Main Street, and includes a scenic lookout and benches to rest and take in the scenery. 

The two sections of multiuse trail are connected with sidewalks along Pershing Drive, Bridge Street, West Main Street and Main Street to the north, and Main Street and Division Street to the South, creating an approximately two mile loop.

The Ansonia Riverwalk connects to the Derby Greenway at Division Street, and is part of the larger Naugatuck River Greenway (NRG) Trail that will one day connect 11 communities along the Naugatuck River from Torrington to Derby. Visit the NRG Website for more information.

Trail Manager

For more information, visit the City of Ansonia's website the Naugatuck River Greenway website or contact:

City of Ansonia

City of Ansonia
253 Main Street - Ansonia, CT 06401
203-922-3942
somalley@ansoniact.org
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Naugatuck River Greenway

Naugatuck River Greenway
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Trailhead Information

A paved 23 space parking lot is available on the west side of the Naugatuck River along North Division Street.  (41°19'55.9"N 73°04'45.0"W)

A paved parking lot with 2 accessible spaces is located on North Division Street adjacent to the Ansonia Riverwalk Park, just North of Division Street (41°19'53.8"N 73°04'47.0"W)

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