Tags: New England Trail

Hiking Challenges Gain Attraction During Pandemic

NEW ENGLAND TRAIL #Hike50NET  The Connecticut Forest and Park Association and Appalachian Mountain Club worked closely with the Center for Community GIS to redevelop the New England National Scenic Trail website, which features a new interactive map and overnight site reservation system and pages for…

New England NST changes NPS leadership

Submitted by the National Park Service After 31 years with the National Park Service (NPS), and 10 years with the New England National Scenic Trail (NET), NET Trail Administrator Charlie Tracy retired in September 2019.   The National Park Service (NPS) has recently transferred the administration…

A breath of fresh air – the National Trails System

Now more than ever we need our trails, natural areas and public outdoor spaces. Together we can build and improve accessibility and put the national scenic and historic trails on the map and into your home! During stressful times, it is well known that a…

New England National Scenic Trail – 10th Anniversary

by Charles Tracy, Trail Administrator, NET, National Park Service Designated in 2009 as the New England National Scenic Trail (NET), this historic 220-mile hiking trail route has been in existence for more than 70 years. Providing a “close to home” trail experience that exemplifies the primary…

Celebrating 10 years as part of the National Trails System

In 2009, four new national scenic and historic trails joined the National Trails System, bringing the total number of Congressionally designated trails to 30. In 2019, nonprofit and Federal partners shared each trail’s history, accomplishments, and 10th anniversary events. To learn more about the trails, visit…

New England NST: 2018 Highlights

Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) OUTREACH Launched the NET Hike 50 Challenge, which attracted more that 1,500 participants from 16 States and four countries who hiked, ran, volunteered, and shared pictures and stories. Celebrated the 50th anniversary of the National…

Gabriel Chevalier

Name: Gabriel Chevalier Age: 24 Current City/State: Northampton, MA Hometown: Ashfield, MA Education: Geology/Environmental Science at Mount Holyoke College Trail Represented: New England National Scenic Trail (NET) Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employer: Appalachian Mountain Club Internship Title: NET Outreach and Communications Coordinator Scope of Internship: Creation and…

New England NST 2017 Highlights

Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) OUTREACH Programs — AMC worked with the NET College Network Outing Club to hold several programs, including a freshmen orientation trip at the Richardson-Zlogar Cabin with Amherst College; UMass and Amherst College students attended a…