|Back Roads of Royalton and Barnard|
Former VBPC Board President Will Flender shares one of his favorite bike rides.
Back Roads of Royalton and Barnard
0.00 Turn LEFT out of the VT Law School parking lot in South Royalton onto Chelsea Street
0.18 Turn LEFT onto Railroad Street (by the Post Office)
0.34 Turn RIGHT under the railroad tracks
0.37 Turn LEFT onto Pleasant Street
0.65 Beginning of a very steep hill
1.14 Top of the steep hill (I-89) & pavement ends
3.29 Turn RIGHT at the bottom of the hill (signage missing)
3.48 Proceed straight onto pavement which ends shortly
6.60 Turn RIGHT onto East Barnard Road at the E. Barnard Community Hall (toward Barnard)
6.81 Bear RIGHT (do NOT take Walker Hill Road)
9.43 Turn RIGHT onto Royalton Turnpike Road
14.04 Turn RIGHT onto Back River Road (Beware of horses on Back River Road. If you encounter a horse, please give way by proceeding with extreme caution, so as not to startle the horse.)
16.05 Pavement begins. Beware of uneven pavement in the dark tunnel under the highway just ahead.
16.38 Proceed STRAIGHT; pavement ends
18.20 Turn LEFT on Chelsea Street (creemees available at SoRo’s Pizza, to the right)
18.30 Turn RIGHT into the law school parking lot.
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