The Appalachian Trail Conservancy publishes the definitive guides to the entire Appalachian Trail, covering more than 2,100 miles in 11 guidebooks. All guides include detailed trail descriptions and information on road crossings, shelters, water sources, points of interest, and general advice on the region. Each guide also includes separate water-resistant maps for the specific region covered.
The New York-New Jersey Guide covers 172 miles from Kent, Connecticut, to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area on the New Jersey/Pennsylvania line. The set includes six, four-color topographical maps.