In 2019, we are celebrating another important milestone on the New England Trail. March 30, 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the designation of the NET as a National Scenic Trail. To celebrate a decade of adventures on the NET and to build on momentum from 2018, we will be offering a new special edition 10th anniversary patch for those who earn 50 points and complete the challenge in 2019!
Head on over to our Hike 50 Challenge page to get started and sign up!
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Short Essay: The Meaning of "Place" on the New England National Scenic Trail
"So much of what a place means to us is tied to our ability to observe and process changes in a landscape over time and space..." - Ben Cosgrove, NET Artist-In-Residence
As Ben wraps up his year-long residency along the NET, he is putting pen to paper to reflect upon his journey through the New England landscape. Read his most recent essay to learn about how the New England Trail plays a huge role in defining his understanding of place within this landscape!