Tags: New England Trail

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…