Hiking on the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut

The Appalachian Trail (AT) is managed as a "primitive footpath". Hikers are expected to be self-reliant, and to carry appropriate equipment for the season and terrain.

Because the AT can be very busy, we ask all hikers to respect the trail, overnight sites, and their fellow travelers. The Appalachian Mountain Club Connecticut Chapter in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection established the following guidelines and regulations to aid in that effort:

Group leaders should review the Group Hiking on the AT page and then contact the AMC Ridgerunner Coordinator (see below) for more information and to avoid conflict and overcrowding.

Please: Carry out all that you carry in!

Adrienne Grove
AMC Ridgerunner Coordinator (2016)
Email: [Click to reveal email]
Cellphone: (413) 528-8003