Begun in 1929, the Connecticut Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System is a statewide trail system that today extends to over 825 miles of trails in 88 Connecticut communities. The trail system was established by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association and is maintained by volunteers who annually contribute about 15,000 hours of their time to . . . → Read More: Meet the Connecticut Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System
The National Recreation Trails Program came about as part of the National Trail System Act of 1968 which created a national trail system consisting of:
National Historic Trails designated by Congress National Scenic Trails designated by Congress National Recreation Trails designated by the Secretary of Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture
To date there . . . → Read More: New England National Recreation Trails
There is still time to get in some hiking before the snow starts to fly (which, hopefully, will not be for another couple of months…). You may want to hike some of the over 825 miles of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association’s (CFPA) Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System which includes the 200 mile long . . . → Read More: Take a Hike on the Connecticut Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System
The snow and mud will eventually get out of hear. As soon as things warm up and dry out many of you will be wanting to quite literally hit the trail. So we thought we would do a quick round up of the long distance trails that exist in New England. These are trails . . . → Read More: Some Long Distance Hikes in New England
The Boston Globe yesterday published a nice article that should be of interest to any winter hiker. The article provides details on ten different hikes in the White Mountains including: Mount Avalon, South Moat Mountain, Mount Crawford, Mount Liberty, Mount Whiteface, Carter Dome, Mount Hancock, Mount Carrigain, Mount Madison, and Mount Washington.
These winter . . . → Read More: Winter Hikes in the White Mountains