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The Best Backpacking in Madison

Looking for the best backpacking in Madison? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Madison. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Madison

  • Guilford, Connecticut

    Hike New England Trail (Net)

    207.3 mi / 31 ft gain
    New England Trail (NET) is a 207.3 mile point-to-point hike that takes you by a lake located near Guilford, Connecticut.
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  • East Haddam, Connecticut

    Hike Richard Goodwin Trail

    13 mi / 1 ft gain
    Richard Goodwin Trail is a 13 mile point-to-point hike that takes you past wildlife located near East Haddam, Connecticut.
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  • Manorville, New York

    Paumanok Path Trail

    21.21 mi / 1168 ft gain
    Paumanok Path Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Riverhead, New York.
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  • Voluntown, Connecticut

    Hike Mount Misery Loop

    9.4 mi / 875 ft gain
    Mount Misery Loop is a 9.4 mile loop hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Voluntown, Connecticut.
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  • New Fairfield, Connecticut

    Hike Squantz Pond Trail

    2.2 mi / 321 ft gain
    The hike is rated as moderate and is accessible all year round. While it’s accessible during all seasons, the sights of the leaves changing colors in the autumn makes it an exceptionally beautiful time to do this hike. You’ll definitely want to snap some photos along the way of the foliage reflec...
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