Walking the Cape and Islands, 2nd edition
The best walking and hiking trails in the beloved Massachusetts region
Pine forests, windswept dunes, freshwater ponds, salt marshes, and wave-washed beaches, enjoy it all as you stroll along the beautiful trails of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. Walking the Cape and Islands is the only comprehensive guide to this incredible area. Experience scenic Cape Cod National Seashore, Nickerson State Park, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket land bank and conservation areas, Massachusetts Audubon properties, and many other parks and open spaces.
Suitable for all abilities, the book’s 72 walks and hikes range in length from less than a mile to just under 11 miles. Families with children will especially enjoy many of the shorter, easier walks. Each entry includes a Walk Summary, which provides a helpful snapshot of the route. Plus, the book describes the area’s rich human and natural history, climate, geology, and more. At-a-Glance Info offers details such as distance, difficulty, walk time, trail surface, facilities available, and whether bicycles, dogs, or hunting area allowed.
Now in full color, the new edition offers photographs and professionally drawn maps, paired with descriptions that take you step by step along the route. So whether you are a visitor or resident, let author David Weintraub guide you to some of the best walking and hiking trails in coastal New England.
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Waterfalls of the Blue Ridge, 4th edition
A Hiking Guide to the Cascades of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Waterfalls of the Blue Ridge, now in its 4th edition, combines the pleasure of hiking with the wonder of one of nature's most captivating sights: waterfalls. Outlining hikes that feature more than 110 waterfalls in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this guide has been updated with 30 new waterfalls, updates to existing routes, and new photos. Offering something for hikers of every level of experience, waterfalls range in height from 10 to 500 feet, some requiring no hike at all while others include hikes of up to 10 miles. In this guide, today's most experienced guidebook author Johnny Molloy teams up with Nicole Blouin and Marilou & Steve Bordonaro to introduce hikers to waterfalls spanning 2 states, 4 national forests, 3 national parks, and 8 state parks all throughout the Blue Ridge.
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Waterfalls of Virginia & West Virginia
UPDATE: The Falls of Tumbling Creek, featured on pages 28-31 are inaccessible for the foreseeable future due to a road failure. Please consult www.dgif.virginia.gov/wma/clinch-mountain/ before travelling to this remote location."
Their grandeur takes our breath away. Their gentle sound compliments
periods of meditation. Regardless of their size, waterfalls create in
the observer a feeling of serenity, a sense of restrained power. To
discover a falls is sublime, and now Waterfalls of Virginia and West
Virginia is available to guide willing adventurers to easily accessible
as well as remote waterfalls in the Old Dominion and Mountain States.
This complete and comprehensive guide offers clear directions to over 200 waterfalls open to the public. In addition to a brief description of each falls, at-a-glance information including height, type, size of watershed, and difficulty of access helps readers choose which waterfall to visit and when. Directions on photography, including how to set up the best shot - from time of day to angle and direction - makes this book indispensable to professional and amateur photographers.
From Shenandoah National Park to New River Gorge National River, from
the Monongahela National Forest to the George Washington and Jefferson
National Forest, this book has a waterfall to fit any readers mood or
sense of adventure. Waterfalls of Virginia and West Virginia is the
only guidebook to the waterfalls of these two states.
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