Patreon October-November Featured Hikes – Zone 9 (Appalachians) & Zone 10 (New England & Atlantic Coast)

Zone 9

Appalachians (Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia)


Mt. Gretna Loop

PC Elizabeth Thomsen, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

6.0 mile loop; 783ft. elevation gain; Moderate

Forest; views; historical interest; Mount Gretna

Mt. Gretna Loop Trail Guide


PC Mickey, All Rights Reserved

Merryman Trail

8.8 mile loop; 918ft. elevation gain; Moderate

Forest; lake; views; Baltimore

Merryman Trail Guide

West Virginia

PC Jason Pratt, CC BY 2.0

Blackbird/Ridge Loop

10.4 mile loop; 888ft. elevation gain; Moderately Strenuous

Forest; meadows; views; rocks; Dolly Sods Wilderness

Blackbird/Ridge Loop Trail Guide


PC Navigate To Your Adventure, All Rights Reserved

Fridley Gap

6.2 mile loop; 1,860ft. elevation gain; Strenuous

Forest; stream; views; George Washington National Forest

Fridley Gap Trail Guide

North Carolina

PC bobistraveling, CC BY 2.0

Campbell Creek and Lanier Falls

5.3 mile lollipop loop; 260ft. elevation gain; Moderate

Forest; waterfall; streams; Rock Raven State Park

Campbell Creek and Lanier Falls Trail Guide

South Carolina

PC Alan Russell, All Rights Reserved

Harbison Long Loop

8.0 mile loop; 538ft. elevation gain; Moderate

Forest; river; Harbison State Forest

Harbison Long Loop Trail Guide


PC Stephen Rahn, Public Domain

Brasstown Bald Peak

1.4 miles out & back; 430ft. elevation gain; Moderate

Views; high point; observation tower; forest; Blairsville

Brasstown Bald Peak Trail Guide

Zone 10

New England & Atlantic Coast (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware)


PC cloud2023, CC BY 2.0

Mount Kineo

3.4 miles out & back with loop; 905ft. elevation gain; Moderately Strenuous

Views; waterfall; fire tower; forest; Mount Kineo State Park (Rockwood)

Mount Kineo Trail Guide

New Hampshire

PC michjoelle, All Rights Reserved

Bedford Heritage Trail

1.8 miles out & back; 47ft. elevation gain; Easy to Moderate

River; forest; trail extension possible; Merrimack Valley

Bedford Heritage Trail Guide


PC Dan Langille, All Rights Reserved

Grand Lookout

1.9 miles out & back; 131ft. elevation gain; Easy

Views; observation tower; forest; pond; Barre

Grand Lookout Trail Guide


PC Alvin Kho, CC BY-SA 2.0

Mount Norwottuck

3.4 mile lollipop loop; 748ft. elevation gain; Moderately Strenuous

Views; forest; rocks; Mount Holyoke Range State Park

Mount Norwottuck Trail Guide


PC Soli, CC BY 2.0

Sleeping Giant Tower Trail

3.1 miles out & back; 597ft. elevation gain; Easy

Views; forest; observation tower; Sleeping Giant State Park

Sleeping Giant Tower Trail Guide

New Jersey

PC tom bourdot, All Rights Reserved

East Creek and Sunset Road Loop

4.7 mile loop; ~100ft. elevation gain; Moderate

Forest; lake; Belleplain State Forest

East Creek and Sunset Road Loop Trail Guide


PC JohnFBoyle3, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Ben Cardin C&D Canal Trail to Michael Castle Trail

15.4 miles out & back; 262ft. elevation gain

River; forest; historical interest; Chesapeake City

Ben Cardin C&D Canal Trail to Michael Castle Trail Guide

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