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New England National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Appalachian Mountain Club provided the following highlights for the New England NST during the 2021 calendar year: Conserving Trail Lands and Boosting Climate Resilience The Connecticut Forest and Park Association hosted an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team in Connecticut this Fall. The team…

2020 New England National Scenic Trail Highlights

Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) OUTREACH Website — The New England Trail Partnership launched a new website to include an interactive map, overnight site reservation system, thru-hiking page and other new features, amassing 23,000 visitors since its launch.  PROTECTION Trailhead…

2019 New England National Scenic Trail Highlights

Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) OUTREACH Programs — AMC and CFPA celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the NET’s designation as a national scenic trail with special events, programs, and a new “Hike100” component of the Hike50 Challenge. The National Park…

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…

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…

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…