Journey from Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, Vermont to Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire via the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and the Connecticut River National Blueway. Lace up your boots or grab your paddle to adventure on your own, or join us for a guided experience during the summer.
the National Park Service imagined a link between Vermont’s Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and New Hampshire’sSaint-Gaudens National Historic Site. “Boots to Boats" is a series of hikes and paddles highlighting two National Parks, theAppalachian National Scenic Trail and the Connecticut River Blueway. ► Featuring 2 amazing parks, 1 scenic trail, and 1 national blueway.
► All ages and fitness levels are invited to experience a Boots to Boats adventure.
► Link to hiking and boating descriptions to craft your adventure or participate in the organized activities. ► Contact us: 802-457-3368 x222 with questions.
►Your Boots to Boats adventure could include up to 21 miles of glorious hiking through forest and mountain,
and 20 miles paddling down an awesome river.
►You don’t have to do it all. You're invited to walk or paddle any amount of the trail.
Hiking in the two parks & Appalachian Trail
► Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock,Vermont offers more than 20 miles of walking trails, including seven miles of wide carriage roads - no motor vehicles or bicycles allowed - through historic forests on Mount Tom. Find a map of the park.
► Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire offers a self-guided nature trail and a scenic hiking trail through 80 acres of forest, as well as the chance to stroll in beautiful gardens featuring inspirational sculptures. Find a map of the park.
►Hiking on theAppalachian Trailbetween the two parks -Sevenshort sections of the AT, from two to five miles one-way, connect Woodstock and Norwich, Vermont along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.