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AT Hiking Guide - Connecticut $5.00
Descriptions, pictures and maps covering all 50+ miles the Appalachian Trail travels in Connecticut. This book comes to you as an e-Book via a PDF file. Use the BUY NOW button below and we'll email you the file usually within 24 hours.
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The Appalachian Trail travels 52 miles in Connecticut. Most of the AT in the state follows the ridges to the west of the Housatonic River Valley and to the east of the Taconic Mountains. Campfires are prohibited along the AT in Connecticut and camping is allowed only at designated sites.
Some sections of the AT in the state follow along the banks of rivers, with some steep challenging climbs thrown in. There is even a wheel chair accessible section of the Appalachian Trail near Falls Village. The trail ascends above 2000 feet in elevation in Connecticut for the first time along the trail since in Pennsylvania.
There are a number of memorable places along the AT in Connecticut including Ten Mile Hill, Ten Mile River, Indian Rocks, Saint John Ledges, Mount Easter, Great Falls, Prospect Mountain, Rand's View, Billy's View, Lions Head and Bear Mountain. Use the links above to explore different sections of the AT in Connecticut. Look below for a detailed description of key points along the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut.
We recommend checking out Appalachian Trail Guide to Massachusetts-Connecticut and Appalachian Trail, Schaghticoke Mountain to East Mountain [Connecticut, Massachusetts] (National Geographic Topographic Map Guide) to help plan your Appalachian Trail adventure.
Miles from Springer Mtn Elevation Key points along the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut 1451.4 400 feet Hoyt Road, New York-Connecticut State Line (Wingdale, NY 12594) 1452.1 580 feet CT 55 (Gaylordsville, CT 06755) 1453.2 1000 feet Ten Mile Hill 1454.2 290 feet Ten Mile River Shelter 1454.4 280 feet Ten Mile River 1455.1 450 feet Trail leading to Bulls Bridge Parking Area 1455.8 320 feet Schaghticoke Road 1457.5 1331 feet Schaghticoke Mountain 1458.7 1250 feet Connecticut/New York State Line 1459.1 1290 feet Indian Rocks 1459.7 950 feet Schaghticoke Mountain Campsite 1461.6 900 feet Thayer Brook 1462.6 655 feet Mount Algo Shelter 1462.9 350 feet CT 341, Schaghticoke Road (Kent, CT 06757) 1465.7 850 feet Skiff Mountain Road 1467.1 900 feet St Johns Ledges 1467.6 480 feet River Road 1469.9 425 feet Stewart Hollow Brook Shelter 1470.3 440 feet Stony Brook Campsite 1472.3 460 feet River Road 1473.1 1000 feet Silver Hill Campsite 1474.0 700 feet CT 4 (Cornwall Bridge, CT 06754) 1474.1 650 feet Guinea Brook 1474.2 750 feet Old Sharon Road 1475.4 880 feet Hatch Brook 1476.1 1150 feet Pine Knob Loop Trail 1476.5 760 feet Caesar Road, Caesar Brook Campsite 1478.7 810 feet Carse Brook 1478.8 800 feet West Cornwall Road (West Cornwall, CT 06796) (Sharon, CT 06069) 1479.9 1075 feet Pine Swamp Brook Shelter 1480.8 1150 feet Sharon Mountain Road 1481.1 1350 feet Mount Easter 1482.3 1200 feet Sharon Mountain Campsite 1485.1 770 feet Belter's Campsite 1485.5 520 feet US 7, CT 112 1486.1 500 feet US 7, Housatonic River Bridge 1486.2 500 feet Mohawk Trail 1488.0 530 feet Water Street, Hydroelectric Plant 1488.1 510 feet Iron Bridge, Housatonic River (Falls Village, CT 06031) 1488.7 650 feet Housatonic River Road, Great Falls 1489.2 750 feet Spring 1491.5 1475 feet Prospect Mountain 1492.2 980 feet Limestone Spring Shelter 1492.3 1250 feet Rand's View 1493.1 1150 feet Billy's View 1495.6 700 feet US 44 (Salisbury, CT 06068) 1496.3 720 feet CT 41 (Salisbury, CT 06068) 1499.0 1738 feet Lions Head 1499.7 1610 feet Riga Shelter 1500.3 1650 feet Ball Brook Campsite 1500.9 1705 feet Bassie Brook Shelter 1501.4 1820 feet Undermountain Trail, Riga Junction 1501.6 1920 feet Bear Mountain Road 1502.3 2316 feet Bear Mountain 1503.0 1800 feet Connecticut/Massachusetts State Line
We recommend purchasing any of the following books for those looking for more information on hiking the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut:
Appalachian Trail Guide to Massachusetts-Connecticut
Exploring the Appalachian Trail Hikes in Southern New England: Connecticut Mass Vt
AMC's Best Day Hikes in Connecticut
50 Hikes in Connecticut
Appalachian Trail GPS Tracks for Connecticut
Get the complete GPS Tracks for the AT in Connecticut for ONLY $1.97! This .gpx file includes waypoints for all trail shelters along the trail in Connecticut and many of the official AT parking areas. Use the BUY NOW button below and we'll send you the file via e-mail! Happy Hiking!
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