boots to boats adventures

Volunteers doing trail work

SPRING SERVICE PROJECTS!

A Phenology Primer on Earth Day

Date: Saturday April 22 9am-Noon
Location: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP
►Join our volunteer phenology monitoring crew or learn to collect data in your own backyard.

Pre-Season Trail Clean-up
(2 locations
& times)

Date: Saturday May 6
Location: 9am-Noon @ Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP @ Carriage Barn Visitor Center.
1pm-4pm @ Saint-Gaudens NHS @ Visitor Center

►Help us get the trails ready at Vermont & New Hampshire's only National Parks.

Appalachian Trail Work Day

Date: Saturday May 20 9am-Noon
Location: Park in the Billings Farm overflow lot, meet in front of Billings Farm Visitor Center. A Shuttle to the trail site may be available for those who register in advance. Work equipment provided. Call 802-457-3368 x222 to reserve you spot.
►Join us with the Ottaquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club.

 
Boots to Boats Map
Click on the image to download full scale map. * Please note: Map image is for general reference only and is NOT suitable for detailed navigation. For wayfinding please refer to the Activity Guide.

SUMMER FUN!

Boats to Boats River Splash: July 16, 2017
Boots to Boats Section Hikes: June 17, July 1, July 15, July 29, August 12, Sept 2, Sept 16, Sept 30
Boots to Boats Public Kayak Day: June 25


Activity Guide

Adventure Map*

Seven Hikes

Boating Options

Certificates

 
Boots to Boats Collage

In celebration of its centennial in 2016

the National Park Service imagined a link between Vermont’s Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and New Hampshire’s Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. “Boots to Boats" is a series of hikes and paddles highlighting two National Parks, the Appalachian 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 the Appalachian Trail between the two parks - Seven short sections of the AT, from two to five miles one-way, connect Woodstock and Norwich, Vermont along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

54 Elm Street
Woodstock , VT 05091

Phone:

(802) 457-3368 x222

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