New England's Finest Hiking Trails
As Summer begins to wind down, it’s the perfect time to get your list of must-hike trails together. To help you enjoy the changing leaves and crisp fall air, we’re starting you off with a great hike in each New England state…
Rhode Island – Carr’s Pond and Tarbox Pond
Loop your way around Carr’s Pond and Tarbox pond outside of Coventry, Rhode Island. This trail is great for beginners, with little elevation changes and a view of the pond for a large part of your trip.
Connecticut – Chauncey Peak
Chauncey Peak is in Giuffrida Park in Meriden, CT. While there are multiple trails here, the Chauncey Peak 2.2-mile loop is one for the books. It’s a moderate trail, dog-friendly, and leads you to multiple breathtaking spots that look over Bradley Hubbard Reservoir.
Massachusetts – Skyline Outer Reservoir Loop
Skyline Outer Reservoir Loop is in Medford, Mass, and is an 8.1-mile loop. You’re gifted with skyline views of the city that will leave you breathless!
New Hampshire – Welch-Dickey Loop Trail
The Welch-Dickey Loop Trail is near Thornton, New Hampshire and is a 4.4-mile loop. You’ll get beautiful mountain views and it’s dog-friendly!
Vermont – Lye Brook Falls
Lye Brook Falls is located near Manchester Center, Vermont. It is a 4.4 mile out and back trail that features an amazing waterfall.
Maine – Acadia National Park
There are over 200 trails throughout Acadia National Park that can fit the needs of any hiker, from easy to difficult. Between beach trails and mountain trails, you’ll want to stop here to get your hiking fix.