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From easy and family-friendly – to challenging and super-rewarding – this region of Connecticut and Massachusetts offers dozens of hiking trails for all abilities. We’ve linked to the best available hiking trail maps available, and hope that you will enjoy!

Hiking Trail Map – Northwest Connecticut and Litchfield Hills

Click to view map for the Northwest Connecticut and the Litchfield Hills Hiking Trails Map.  This map is courtesy of the Northwest Hills Council of Governments and Housatonic Valley Association.


Hiking Trails in Western Massachusetts and Berkshire County

Visit the Berkshire Natural Resources Council for the Top Berkshire Trails!


Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails Interactive Map

Courtesy of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association

Visit the CFPA’s interactive map: Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System!

Use this interactive map to enhance your hike planning.

  • Click on the trail lines to learn trail names and length.
  • Select the Show Parking option in the top right corner to see trailhead parking locations.
  • Use the Zoom and Street View (person icon) tools on the bottom right to see more area details.
  • Click on specific parking locations (P icons) to view more details and link to driving directions.

For detailed descriptions of any major trail interruptions or closures that may affect your hike, click on the CFPA Trail Notices Page.

Whenever you’re planning to hit the trails, the latest information is waiting at the CFPA’s website for you. Have a fun and safe journey!

Hiking Trails Map

Hiking & Walking Trail Links

Here are additional resources for hiking and walking trails in Berkshire County and Litchfield County.

We encourage you to practice good personal safety measures (along with the usual trail etiquette and whatever other rules may apply at these individual locations), and visit these amazing trails that are generally accessible to the public during daylight hours:

Connecticut Trails & Organizations:


Massachusetts Trails & Organizations: