Find Your Adventure in New England

From the Sound to the Summits: the New England Trail covers 215 miles from Long Island Sound across long ridges to scenic mountain summits in Connecticut and Massachusetts. The trail offers panoramic vistas and close-ups of New England’s natural and cultural landscape: traprock ridges, historic village centers, farmlands, unfragmented forests, quiet streams, steep river valleys and waterfalls.


Planning your trip

Find Your Adventure

The NET offers a "close-to-home" outlet for enjoying the outdoors for people of all ages and abilities.

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Landscape photographer Barbara Bosworth

Art on the Trail

Barbara Bosworth's interest in the ways that people interact with their natural surroundings is at the core of her photographic vision.

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Managing the Trail

The principal stewards of the trail are the Connecticut Forest and Park Association and the Berkshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club.

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Trail building

Trail History

The NET includes significant parts of four largely contiguous trails in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

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