Hiking New England with the Best Maps in the Avenza Map Store

New England is a region in the Northeastern United States comprising six states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Surrounded by the state of New York, the Canadian border, and the Atlantic Ocean, it’s considered the birthplace of America and filled with history, cultural attractions and fascinating cities such as Boston. But today, we’re going to focus on the wide variety of outdoor activities you can do in New England.

One of the many activities you can do is enjoy the trails around the region. There are hundreds of trails from Maine to Rhode Island, including the famous New England Scenic Trail, the Long Trail and the Appalachian Trail.

THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL

The Appalachian Trail is one of the main hiking trails in the Eastern United States, extending almost 2,200 miles between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine, and passing through 14 states. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy claims the Appalachian Trail to be the longest hiking-only trail in the world. It takes months the complete the adventure but today we’ll look at the small portions of the trail that are in New England.

Appalachian Trail in Maine - Map 5 and Map 6

Vendor: Maine Appalachian Trail Club, Inc

Get the Trail in Main maps here: Map 5 and Map 6.

AMC White Mountains Trail Map 1: Presidential Range with summit detail

Vendor: Appalachian Mountain Club

Get the Presidential Range map.

754 :: Baxter State Park [Mount Katahdin, Katahdin Iron Works]

Vendor: National Geographic

Get the Mount Katahdin map.

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NEW ENGLAND NATIONAL SCENIC TRAIL

A 215-mile long-distance hiking trail from Long Island Sound, in Connecticut, to the border with Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the New England National Scenic Trail is an outdoor adventurers dream. It includes most of the three single trails Metacomet-Monadnock Trail, Mattabesett Trail and Metacomet Trail, which makes it known as the Triple-M Trail.

New England, USA

Vendor: JIMAPCO

Get the New England map.

Map of New England with Descriptive Notes 1955

Vendor: National Geographic

Get the New England map.

Pistol Creek Trail Map

Vendor: New England Geosystems

Get the Pistol Creek map.

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THE LONG TRAIL

The Long Trail is a hiking trail located in Vermont, running the length of the state. It is the oldest long-distance trail in the United States, constructed between 1910 and 1930 by the Green Mountain Club. It starts at the Massachusetts state line and runs north to the Canada–US border along the main ridge of the Green Mountains, coinciding with the Appalachian Trail for roughly 100 miles.

Long Trail Map 6th edition

Vendor: Green Mountain Club

Get the Long Trail map.

New England Region (USA) 1:1,100,000 - ITMB

Vendor: ITMB Publishing Ltd.

Get the New England Region map.

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