A Brief History Of The Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is the nation’s longest “marked footpath,” stretching approximately 2,178 miles (the exact figure fluctuates) from the summit of Springer Mountain in Georgia to the top of Mount Katahdin in Maine. The trail blazes through 14…

CT Hike Spotlight: Kent Falls

Kent Falls State Park is the gateway to hiking in Connecticut’s scenic Northwest corner where private and public efforts have preserved much of the hilly terrain for recreational hiking, including a section of the Appalachian Trail. The state park, located…

Local Trail Highlight: West Rock Ridge State Park

West Rock is near and dear to my heart. I live only a stone’s throw away from it and am in this place almost daily. I highly recommend getting lost in here for a few hours. - Tony History: Rising…