The best way to experience Houston is by hiking it!
Get outdoors with local author and hiking expert Laurie Roddy with the new full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Houston. These trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body. Each hike description features key information on length, hiking time, difficulty, configuration, scenery, traffic, trail surface, and accessibility, as well as information on the history and natural history of the area. Detailed trail maps and elevation profiles, along with clear directions to the trailheads and trailhead GPS data, help to ensure that you always know where you are and where youíre going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing.
Whether youíre a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Houston provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from Houston and the surrounding communities.
About Laurie Roddy
A native of Houston, Laurie Roddy has been writing for
more than 25 years on everything from computers to sports. She
started her own company, Roddy Communications, Inc. in 1997
after working as a technical writer for Compaq Computer Corporation
for ten years. Her main interests and current writing career
include hiking, golf, and traveling. She has
hiked the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Olympia,
Mt. Rainier, the Davis Mountains, Big
Bend, the Smokey Mountains, St. Johns
in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and all around
the Houston area. She is a contributing
writer for Cy-Fair magazine and a freelance