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Menasha Ridge Press :: Books :: 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City, 3rd edition
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City, 3rd edition
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City, 3rd edition 
Including Northern New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, and Western Long Island

With so many superb trails in the New York City area, planning a hike can be a frustrating endeavor. Which one for an all-day outing? Where can I take my dog? Which are suitable for young children? With this newly revised and updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City all of those questions will be answered. From secluded woods and sun-struck seashores, to lowland swamps and rock-strewn mountain tops, these hikes showcase Paleolithic rock shelters, ruins from the Revolutionary and Civil War periods, a bat cave, ghostly ruins, and much, much more.

Unbounded by state lines, the trails awaiting hikers in the updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City include a meandering ascent of Jenny Jump Mountain in Hope, New Jersey, a deep exploration of Trout Brook Valley near Weston, and a scenic section of the Appalachian Trail that runs by Fitzgerald Falls in New York. Packed with valuable tips and humorous observations, the guide prepares both novices and veterans for the outdoors and includes all the information hikers need to get the most out of the trails, including: ∑ Driving directions and GPS coordinates for all 60 trailheads to take the guesswork out of the trip ∑ At-a-glance data on length, hiking time, difficulty, scenery, traffic and accessibility ∑ Specifics on good hikes for kids, dogs, rock scramblers, bird watching, and much more ∑ Plus, the authors offer a wide range of suggestions for outdoor recreation and nearby attractions including 20 additional hiking options

With rock-scrambling ascents to bald summits and peaceful rambles to hidden lakes, from swamp streams to roaring waterfalls, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City is an indispensable guide for hikers (and walkers) looking for a few hours escape from the modern world.


About Christopher and Catherine Brooks
Christopher and Catherine Brooks, husband-and-wife writing team, bring to 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: New York City more than two decades of writing experience. In addition to a five year stint as contributing editor at Market Watch (a sister publication to The Wine Spectator) and 14 years as contributing editor and columnist at Hearstís Country Living, their many credits include The New York Times, Family Circle, Christian Science Monitor, Cigar Aficionado, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today and Diversion. They also wrote the California half of The Unofficial Guide to Campgrounds in California and the West (Frommer Guides, 2002). The Brookses have hiked the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, the Inca Trail, and extensively explored the U.S., Mexico and South America, Europe, Asia, and northern Africa. The New York region, they report, offers outdoors enthusiasts a rare combination of rugged trails, historic ruins, a wide variety of wildlife, and unparalleled natural beauty. .

Author Christopher and Catherine Brooks
ISBN 978-0-89732-714-5
Quantity in stock 16 item(s) available
Weight 1.00 lbs
Market price $18.95
Price: $14.21


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