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BOOK MILL RIDE

 

START: The Book Mill and Blue Heron Café, Greenfield Road, Montague, Mass.

 

0.0  NORTH ON GREENFIELD ST. (LEFT IF YOUR BACK IS TO BOOK MILL.)

0.1  STRAIGHT (NOT MEADOW ROAD)

0.5  RIGHT ON FERRY RD.

0.9  LEFT ON TURNERS FALLS RD.

2.3  LEFT ON HATCHERY ROAD.

2.8  RIGHT ON GREENFIELD ST.

5.1  LEFT ON MONTAGUE CITY RD.

5.3  LEFT AFTER BRIDGE

7.5  LEFT (SIGN FOR FAIRGROUNDS).

7.7  LEFT ON WISDOM WAY.

9.1  RIGHT ON MUNSON.

10.1  STOP SIGN. STRAIGHT ON SOUTH SHELBURNE RD.

12.8  LEFT ON ZEBRA FISKE.

14.3  BEAR RIGHT ON BARDWELLS FERRY ROAD.

15.1  RR TRACKS -- ROAD TAKES SHARP LEFT OVER BRIDGE.

17.3  STRAIGHT (NOT REEDS BRIDGE).

18.1  BEAR LEFT.

19.9  LEFT ON ROUTE 116 SOUTH.

24.2  LEFT ON STILLWATER
just before Mobil station/store;

         STRAIGHT AT STOP SIGN.

27.2  LEFT ON MILL VILLAGE.

 

28.9  BEAR LEFT AT YIELD SIGN TO GO INTO HISTORIC DEERFIELD.

  RESTROOMS ON RIGHT AT TOURIST INFO PLACE.

  FROM TOURIST INFO, BACKTRACK AND TURN LEFT ON MEMORIAL.

  IF YOU DON'T CHECK OUT HISTORIC DEERFIELD, YOU'LL BE TURNING RIGHT ON MEMORIAL.

  THEN STRAIGHT AT STOP SIGN, ACROSS GREENFIELD ST. (Rt. 5)

29.8  LEFT UNDER STONE BRIDGE TOWARD EAGLEBROOK SCHOOL. ROAD CLIMBS, AND TURNS TO DIRT FOR APPROX. 0.5 MILE.

33.4  RIGHT AT END ON RIVER ROAD.

       MT. SUGARLOAF OPTION:

       37.7  RIGHT ONTO RT. 116 N. 38.0  RIGHT ONTO SUGARLOAF, THEN IMMEDIATE RIGHT ONTO STEEP ROAD UP THE MOUNTAIN. AFTER DESCENT, BACKTRACK AND CROSS RIVER ON BLUE BRIDGE ON 116 SOUTH. NEXT CUE IS LEFT ON RT. 47.

WITHOUT SUGARLOAF OPTION:

37.7  LEFT ONTO RT. 116 SOUTH, OVER BLUE BRIDGE.

38.1  LEFT AT LIGHT ON RT. 47 NORTH.

38.3  POINT OF INTEREST: GIANT SYCAMORE TREE ON LEFT.

39.5  LEFT ON FALLS ROAD.

41.3  BEAR LEFT.

44.0  BEAR RIGHT (NOT SOUTH FERRY).

44.7  RIGHT ON GREENFIELD.

THE END: BOOK MILL ON RIGHT.

This page created and maintained by Rich Whalen.
©Copyright 2000 by Seven Hills Wheelmen, Worcester, MA.
Ride contributed by Lynne Tolman
Last Modified on: October 17, 2004