Brookfield’s Still River Greenway Trail Is Losing a Parking Area
The Still River Greenway attracts many runners and walkers, and even cross country skiers that want to enjoy it's beauty without worrying about vehicles. But you often still need a vehicle to get to it, and a change is coming.
A very popular area in Brookfield will still offer fantastic out door recreational opportunities, you just may have to find alternative ways of getting there. The Still River Greenway will soon no longer have access for you to park at a lot on the northern end.
The following announcement is from the towns website, brookfieldct.gov/parks-recreation.com
Beginning on Friday, November 10, the parking lot on the northern side of the Greenway at 763-777 Federal Road will be closed for construction and no longer available for public use. The Town extends its appreciation to the property owners for allowing users of the Still River Greenway to park in their lot for the last twelve months. The Town recognizes the need for additional parking in this area and is working to have this need addressed in the Spring of 2018.
The good news is that there are four other parking options available.
- The Greenway's main entrance on Silvermine Road next to the Police Department
- Public parking spots at the Brookfield Police Department (upper lot) with sidewalk access to the main entrance of the Greenway
- The Brookfield Municipal Center, located at 100 Pocono Road
- The parking area on Pocono Road located between the Brookfield Municipal Center and the Fire Department
Thankfully, as you see in the notice from the town of Brookfield, they are well aware of how many people the Greenway attracts, and hopefully the parking need will remain top of mind for next year.
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