Appalachian Trail: West Cornwall Road to US 7

Ready your camera. This 7.3-miler serves up five-star views of countless peaks: Bear Mountain, Mount Everett, Kaaterskill High Peak and the Catskills, to name a few.
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Ready your camera. This 7.3-miler serves up five-star views of countless peaks: Bear Mountain, Mount Everett, Kaaterskill High Peak and the Catskills, to name a few.

Shelters: Pine Swamp Brook Lean-to; sleeps 6.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 11.7

Waypoints

ZZZ003

Location: 41.9327735900879, -73.3632659912109

AT sharply turns E onto US 7, crossing the Housatonic before turning W at Warren Turnpike past Regional HS

WPT004

Location: 41.8813819885254, -73.3926696777344

Pine Swamp Brook Campsite; trail to lean-to

WPT001

Location: 41.9106674194336, -73.3944854736328

Sharon Mtn. Campsite

WPT003

Location: 41.9262161254883, -73.3631362915039

Belters Campsite

WPT006

Location: 41.8923149108887, -73.4018325805664

Sharon Mtn. Rd.

WPT003

Location: 41.8976287841797, -73.4027938842774

Views from Mt. Easter

WPT002

Location: 41.9257659912109, -73.363166809082

Water

WPT003

Location: 41.8730850219727, -73.3866348266602

Look carefully for the blaze indicating that hikers should squeeze uphill through a giant cleft between boulders

WPT005

Location: 41.8815994262695, -73.3916015625

Pine Swamp Brook Lean-to

ZZZ002

Location: 41.8733825683594, -73.3911361694336

Cross West Cornwall Rd. (.2 mi. E to West Cornwall and 4.7 mi. W to Sharon, CT)

WPT002

Location: 41.9305953979492, -73.3635864257812

AT crosses US 7, turning sharply E around cornfield

WPT007

Location: 41.90966796875, -73.3943328857422

Stream

WPT004

Location: 41.9268989562988, -73.3628158569336

Belters Bump: Old Hang gliders launch site with view of a Lime Rock race track

DSCF6229

Location: 41.9268989562988, -73.3628158569336

DSCF6224

Location: 41.8730773925781, -73.3866271972656

DSCF6215

Location: 41.8730773925781, -73.3866271972656