Steve Fagin Talks AMC’s Best Day Hikes in Connecticut and Rhode Island

Join author Steve Fagin at the UNITED for a talk on the region’s greatest treks from his new book – Appalachian Mountain Club’s Best Day Hikes in Connecticut and Rhode Island.


About the Book:

Discover the beauty and diverse geography of southern New England in AMC’s Best Day Hikes in Connecticut and Rhode Island. With a fully-revised Connecticut section and brand-new introduction of treks in Rhode Island, this guide features 60 hikes for all skill levels, each entry including a detailed map, plus summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level. The book’s at-a-glance trip planner highlights the best hikes near public transportation, that are wheelchair accessible, for kids, for canine companions, and more.


Essays about the area’s natural and social history provide additional context for what you’ll see on your hikes. From oceanside walks to portions of the Appalachian Trail, this essential guide describes expertly curated hikes for anyone looking to get out and experience the wonders of the Nutmeg and Ocean states.


About the Author:

Steve Fagin is a writer, editor, and adventurer who has written for the New York Times and Runner’s World, as well as in his local Connecticut paper The Day, where he served as a reporter, editor, and outdoors columnist.