The sands of Cape Cod, the peaks of the Maine Highlands, and the forests of Bear Mountain: wherever you turn in New England, adventure awaits. Pack a lunch, lace up your boots, and hit the trails with Moon New England Hiking. Inside you’ll find: *Diverse Hiking Options: From breathtaking seaside walks in Coastal Maine to challenging backcountry treks in the Berkshires, find 150 outdoor getaways ranging from easy day hikes to multi-day backpacking trips
*Find Your Hike: Looking for something specific? Choose from strategic lists like the best spots for a swim, high-elevation vistas, New England oddities, and hikes with nearby breweries, plus a breakdown of the best hikes for each season *The Top Outdoor Experiences: Cool off under a cascading waterfall, pick wild blueberries from a meadow, and take in views of endless autumnal foliage. Take a dip in the ocean after scaling the cliffs in Acadia or meander through shorebird habitats in Rhode Island. Visit a replica of Thoreau’s cabin at historic Walden Pond, enjoy a peaceful afternoon on a secluded trail, and marvel at the Boston skyline from afar *Nearby Fun: Relax after your hike at a local brewery, find a nearby campground, or stop for lunch at a mom n’ pop eatery
*Essential Planning Details: Each hike is described in detail and marked with round-trip distance and hiking time, difficulty, terrain type, elevation gain, and access points
*Maps and Directions: Easy-to-use maps, driving directions to each trailhead, and details on where to park *Full-colour photos throughout
*Expert Advice: Seasoned hikers Miles Howard and Kelsey Perrett reveal their experienced insights, local secrets, and honest opinions of each trail
*Tips and Tools: Advice on gear, first aid, protecting the environment, and getting park passes, plus background information on climate, landscape, and wildlife *Moon New England Hiking covers Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut Whether you’re a veteran or a first-time hiker, Moon’s comprehensive coverage and local expertise will have you gearing up for your next adventure.