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Click here top open the pdf of the National Trails System Map – Increase the magnification of the map by clicking on the “plus” button to the left of the percentage until you locate the region you wish to examine, and then zoom to 100-300% for a more detailed view.
Thanks to Jackson Thomas for sharing this.
Posted in Appalachian Trail, Backpacking, Canada, Catskills, Finger Lakes Trail, Florida, Florida Trail, Hiking, Long Path, Long-distance Hiking, Trail, tagged Benton MacKaye Trail, Bruce Trail, Conservation Trail, Eastern Continental Trail, International Appalachian Trail, pinhoti trail on October 20, 2008| Leave a Comment »
Did you know that by hiking the Finger Lakes Trail you can connect to many other trails that head far outside New York State?
– The western end extends all the way to North Dakota on the North Country National Scenic Trail.
– From the FLT branch called the Conservation Trail you can connect to the Bruce Trail and walk to the tip of the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada (see the travel narrative “Bruce Trail – An Adventure Along the Niagara Escarpment”)
– At the eastern end, follow the Long Path through the Catskills to connect to the Appalachian Trail.International Appalachian Trail Now you can hike north to Maine and south to Georgia. Of course, at the north end you can pick up the and continue to the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec. And, at the south end you can follow the Pinhoti Trail to the Benton MacKaye Trail into Alabama. After a road walk, continue on the Florida Trail to the south of Florida via what has become known as the Eastern Continental Trail.
Spend you winter wisely – planning for a very long walk starting from wherever you live in New York State.