Every Columbus Day weekend, more than 50 guided walks are offered at historic, natural, and cultural areas throughout the 35 towns in the valley - The Walking Weekend.
The Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor encompasses about 695,000 acres in northeastern Connecticut and south central Massachusetts.
The Federal Government does not own or manage any of the land as it does in traditional national parks. Instead, people, businesses, nonprofit cultural and environmental organizations, local and state governments, the National Park Service and other federal agencies work together.
Last updated: March 31, 2012