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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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In Connecticut you never run out of outdoors fun. Put on your hiking shoes and hit the trail, Appalachian National Scenic Trail in Litchfield County, Connecticut is just the place. Camping is available at Lake Waramaug State Park, and float down the rapids of Housatonic River in a kayak. If you're visiting Appalachian National
    Scenic Trail from Kent, you won't be the only one, and you don’t have to go far from Appalachian National Scenic Trail to catch a glimpse of the water at Hilltop Pond Dam. Take a little spree to Pond Mountain Brook since you're here
at Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and get drenched paddling on Ten Mile River. Mudge Pond Town Beach is near Appalachian National Scenic Trail if you're in a beach type of mood, and if you're looking for some flowing water? Try Jack Brook. This spot is unbeatable, just check out all the enjoyable stuff to do right next door to Appalachian National Scenic Trail. A great place to camp here at Appalachian National Scenic Trail is Taconic State Park Rudd Pond.  
A tour to Appalachian National Scenic Trail wouldn’t be complete without a tour to nearby Macedonia Brook State Park, and you can always enjoy a lazy day on the beach at Pine Ledge. The warmest time of the year at Appalachian National Scenic Trail arrives with high temperatures in the 80's, and the night is rather cooler of course, mostly in the 50's.



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These outdoors activities are available near Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
 Campgrounds Near Appalachian National Scenic Trail:
Mt Algo Lean-to - Appalachian Trail, Kent , 3 miles away
Stewart Hollow Brook Lean-to - Appalachian Trail, Kent , 5 miles away
Ten-Mile River Lean-to - Appalachian Trail, Gaylordsville , 6 miles away
Wiley Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Wingdale , 8 miles away
Pine Swamp Brook Lean-to - Appalachian Trail, West Cornwall , 9 miles away
 Whitewater Near Appalachian National Scenic Trail:
Ten Mile River, Dutchess County , 4 miles away, Class -blank- - 9 miles long (Wassaic to NY line)
Housatonic River, Litchfield County , 6 miles away, Class IV - 2.6 miles long (Bulls Bridge Dam to Gaylordsville)
Tenmile, Litchfield County , 8 miles away, Class I-III - 4.2 miles long (South Dover NY to Gaylordsville Ct)
East Aspetuck River, Litchfield County , 11 miles away, Class III - 4 miles long (Paper Mill Road to Housatonic River)
Housatonic River, Litchfield County , 12 miles away, Class II-III - 22.5 miles long (Falls Village Hydro to Kent)
 Public Lands Near Appalachian National Scenic Trail:
Fire Island National Seashore, Patchogue - NY , 66 miles away
Macedonia Brook State Park, Connecticut , 0 miles away
Kent Falls State Park, Connecticut , 6 miles away
Housatonic Meadows State Park, Connecticut , 8 miles away
 Hotels Near Appalachian National Scenic Trail:
The Cottages At Kent Road, New Milford , 11 miles away
Red Carpet Inn And Suites, New Milford , 11 miles away
Rocky River Inn, New Milford , 11 miles away
The Mayflower Grace, Washington , 15 miles away
Locust Tree Bed And Breakfast, Canaan , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Hilltop Pond, Litchfield County , 0 miles away
Ella Fohs Camp Pond, Litchfield County , 10 miles away
Lake Waramaug, Litchfield County , 10 miles away
Mohawk Pond, Litchfield County , 14 miles away
Squantz Pond, Fairfield County , 14 miles away

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