A super group of people like you helped make it possible for outdoor adventurers like me to ride the Accessibility Trail here in Mt. Tom State Reservation, Holyoke, MA. Thanks to people like you a smooth and fun-to-ride trail now extends along Lake Bray to the new 55 foot bridge behind me that they built. I’d love to be able to chair-ride with friends all the way around Lake Bray. With help from you and your friends, me and mine, we can make it happen. Want to know more? E-mail me at

New England National Scenic Trail

The New England National Scenic Trail (NET), formerly the historic Mattabesett, Metacomet, and Monadnock (M-M-M) Trails, is a 215-mile trail route has been in existence for over half a century. Its two branches travel through 39 communities in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

The route is a showcases of classic New England landscapes, vistas, rural towns, agrarian lands, unfragmented forests, and  river valleys. The trail also travels diverse ecosystems and natural resources: trap-rock ridges, mountain summits, forested glades, vernal pools, lakes, streams and waterfalls, Native American and colonial historical landmarks.

Principal stewards are the Connecticut and Berkshire Chapters of the Appalachian Mountain Club.

Map courtesy of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission and the Berkshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club