Upcoming events

2024 Discover CT Tours

Join us this year as we discover Connecticut with our annual tour series! 2024 features two opportunities to participate and get engaged in the community of cycling and walking advocates. Both tours of Connecticut have options for three bike routes (tailored for both recreational and avid cyclists) and a walking route. Food and entertainment are also provided!

Events will be held rain or shine. Helmets are required for bicycling routes.

Please note: To register for a cycling route as a BWCT member, you must sign in to your account when prompted. If you don’t see a member pricing option after logging in, your membership may have expired.

2024 Discover CT Tours (Hartford, CT)

Join us this year as we discover Connecticut with our annual tour series! 2024 features two opportunities to participate and get engaged in the community of cycling and walking advocates. Both tours of Connecticut have options for three bike routes (tailored for both recreational and avid cyclists) and a walking route. Food and entertainment are also provided! Events will be held rain or shine. Helmets are required for bicycling routes.

Please note: To register for a cycling route as a BWCT member, you must sign in to your account when prompted. If you don’t see a member pricing option after logging in, your membership may have expired.

On Sunday, May 19 we’ll start in Hartford and discover Central Connecticut! This event is brought to you in collaboration with the Travelers Employee Cycling Network and will give you a chance to view the trails and routes surrounding our state’s capital city. The tour will begin and end at Atheneum Square and the route will use part of the 3,000-mile East Coast Greenway which travels 200 miles through Connecticut. The tour also serves to recognize Hartford as a certified Bike Friendly Community and Travelers is a certified Bike Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

7:00 am: Registration opens

8:00 am: 50-mile bike route

9:30 am: 25-mile bike route (register 45 minutes before)

10:30 am: 10-mile bike route (register 45 minutes before)

10:45 am: Leisurely walking route (register 30 minutes before)

12:00 pm: Lunch and entertainment

The routes are as follows:

48 mile bike route

24 mile bike route

11 mile bike route

Walking route and Step by Step Guide

If driving to the event, please review this parking guide with instructions for accessing the parking garage at no cost.

    Where to park:

    2024 Discover CT Tours (Falls Village, CT)

    Join us this year as we discover Connecticut with our annual tour series! 2024 features two opportunities to participate and get engaged in the community of cycling and walking advocates. Both tours of Connecticut have options for three bike routes (tailored for both recreational and avid cyclists) and a walking route. Food and entertainment are also provided! Events will be held rain or shine. Helmets are required for bicycling routes.

    Please note: To register for a cycling route as a BWCT member, you must sign in to your account when prompted. If you don’t see a member pricing option after logging in, your membership may have expired.

    On Sunday, September 8 we’ll begin in Falls Village and tour Northwest Connecticut! Co-hosted with Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area (Housatonic Heritage), this event gives you the chance to explore the scenic Litchfield Hills and visit portions of the multi-state Western New England Greenway / U.S. Bicycle Route 7.

    Bike routes: 

    13 mile

    22 mile

    40 mile

    47 mile

    Walking route will be posted when available