New England

National Scenic Trail - MA,CT

The New England National Scenic Trail in southern New England includes most of the three single trails Metacomet-Monadnock Trail, Mattabesett Trail and Metacomet Trail. The 215-mile (346 km) route extends through 41 communities from Guilford, Connecticut at Long Island Sound over the Metacomet Ridge, through the highlands of the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts, to the New Hampshire state border.

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Map of the U.S. National Park System. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Map of the U.S. National Park System with Unified Regions. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).National Park System - National Park Units and Regions

Map of the U.S. National Park System with Unified Regions. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

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Map of the U.S. National Heritage Areas. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

New England NST https://www.nps.gov/neen/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_England_National_Scenic_Trail The New England National Scenic Trail in southern New England includes most of the three single trails Metacomet-Monadnock Trail, Mattabesett Trail and Metacomet Trail. The 215-mile (346 km) route extends through 41 communities from Guilford, Connecticut at Long Island Sound over the Metacomet Ridge, through the highlands of the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts, to the New Hampshire state border. From the Sound to the Summits: the New England Trail covers 215 miles from Long Island Sound across long ridges to scenic mountain summits in Connecticut and Massachusetts. The trail offers panoramic vistas and close-ups of New England’s natural and cultural landscape: traprock ridges, historic village centers, farmlands, unfragmented forests, quiet streams, steep river valleys and waterfalls. More than 100 public roads cross the New England Trail, and there are trail head parking areas at or near many of these crossings. Detailed Trail Maps are available from Appalachian Mountain Club and Connecticut Forest & Park Association. For Massachusetts maps, visit the AMC Berkshire Chapter; for Connecticut, visit the CFPA Bookstore. Direct access by bus is available at several points in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Train service is available at two points – in Guilford, CT and Northampton, MA. Sunset on the trail Hiker in trees at overlook with sunset in background Scenic views on the New England Trail Fall on the NET Fall trees on the mountains of the trail Fall on the New England Trail Mt Tom Overlook Overview of the trail in the fall Mount Tom Overlook NET College Network Retreat Youth gather around a trail head Youth hike to Farley Ledge YAP on Mt Higby Two youth pointing out over the trail from the top of Mt Higby Hikers pointing out over Mount Higby

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