i don't know anything about the lawsuit. i don't know where the barrier was (but hell, i KNOW there are barriers and gates all over that reservoir) and i don't know what injuries were sustained. i cannot speak to that (although i CAN say when one 'mountain' bikes one expects a bit more than smooth sailing
i just don't ever want them to close the west hartford reservoir to the public. it IS a jewel
One of CT's Jewels May Soon Be Off Limits
By AMANDA RAUS
Cyclists both young and old use the 80 miles of trails along the West Hartford Reservoir to ride through nature.