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The numbers are distance markers from the beginning of the greenway (Mt. Sanford Street) to its present ending point. They are marked in tenths of a mile to alert users to the distance they are traveling. They also serve as informational points should anyone have to report an incident along the way. The numbers are painted in different colors as an additional safety measure to assist in pinpointing exact locations.
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The Hamden portion of the Canal line is 7.2 miles from Mt. Sanford Street in the north to the current end at Connolly Parkway. The Town of Cheshire has 2.8 miles of canal line, which is contiguous to the Hamden portion. See Farmington Canal Greenway for additional information.
The Hamden High School pool can be accessed by purchasing a yearly pool permit or by paying a daily fee at poolside. See pool pass for rate schedule.
The pool at Hamden High School is closed due to renovations until further notice.
The town operates several day camp experiences during the summer from ages 3 1/2 to 17. See information under Day Camps.
Yes, there are three major playground/playscape areas in Hamden. They are located at Millrock Park, Denicola Park and Larry's Playground at Bassett Park at Millrock Road, Treadwell Street, and Ridge Road respectively.
Yes, but restricted to scouting and serviced oriented organizations. A permit is required.
It is always the last Saturday in September. It is planned to coincide with area's "peak" colors.
Yes, but they must be on a leash at all times.
Yes, it can be reserved by contacting the Ranger Station at 203-287-2669.
Call the Parks and Recreation information line at 203-287-2588.
Sleeping Giant is a State Park and is not affiliated with the town. The Department of Environmental Protection oversees all operations there. You may contact the Park Ranger at 203-287-5658.
The Department of Public Works is responsible for the removal of leaves, their number is 203-287-2600.
Contact Public Works at 203-287-2600 and ask for the Superintendent of Trees.