Adventure, endurance, fun on the Appalachian Trail

Bones, left, and Sticks, right, posed for a photo at the edge of the Eversource hydropower plant in Falls Village. Photo by Gabriella Collin

It’s that time of year again, when fragrant hikers with long hair and large backpacks make their way through the Northwest Corner towns that have sections of the Appalachian Trail (AT). 

Of the 2,200 total miles of the trail (which begins in Georgia and ends in Maine), there are 51 miles in Connecticut, in the towns of Falls Village, Salisbury, Sherman (in the south, at the New York border), Sharon and Kent.

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