Best Short Hikes In Redwood National And State Parks

Author: Gisela Rohde
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594851476
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Best Short Hikes In Redwood National And State Parks from the Author: Gisela Rohde. * More than 60 short hikes in the Redwoods -- from half-hour to half-day -- with camping and park facilities information * Handy quick-guide for selecting hikes by difficulty, mileage and features (flowers, water, views, etc.) * Little-known Redwood Park gems as well as world-famous Founders Grove and Fern Canyon trails A stand of towering old-growth redwoods, where sounds are dampened to near silence, where only the dimmest rays of light penetrate...or are you looking for redwood hikes with beaches? Redwood hikes known for wildflowers? You'll find those, too, in this guide devoted to the best hikes in Redwood National Park and the state parks-Prairie Creek, Del Norte Coast, Jedediah Smith and Humbolt Redwoods State Parks. Most trailheads are adjacent to paved roads, accessible within five miles of Pacific Coast Highway 101. This guidebook includes many short hikes off Avenue of the Giants and Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway. It will take you to the Boy Scout Tree and to the Tallest Tree, a 367.8-foot skyscraper. But it also includes trails for solitude even at the height of the tourist season. Background information on redwood biology rounds out your experience.

Best Easy Day Hikes Redwood National And State Parks

Author: Daniel Brett
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762765966
Size: 64.14 MB
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Best Easy Day Hikes Redwood National And State Parks from the Author: Daniel Brett. Redwood National and State Parks are home to some of the world's tallest trees: old-growth coast redwoods, living to be 2000 years old and growing to over 300 feet tall. Author and hiker Dan Brett includes trail descriptions and maps of nearly 22 easy day hikes within these spectacular parks. This indispensible guide provides accurate hike descriptions, easy-to-follow maps, and concise trail information for the author's favorite trails.

Top Trails Northern California S Redwood Coast

Author: Mike White
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 0899977529
Size: 68.84 MB
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Top Trails Northern California S Redwood Coast from the Author: Mike White. At last there is a definitive guidebook for the magnificent and beautifully mysterious hikers' paradise known as the Redwood Coast of Northern California. In this new title in the Top Trails series, veteran outdoors author Mike White leads day-trippers and backpackers into some of the most awe-inspiring terrain on earth. Step-by-step in his trail-worn boots, the author created a menu of 57 diverse routes, from a gentle half-mile morning loop to a 29-mile backpacking adventure. Winding through Mendocino, Humboldt, and Del Norte counties, he guides readers into this landscape of lush, old-growth redwoods; picture-postcard vistas to Pacific Ocean sea stacks; winding descents to undisturbed beaches and mesmerizing tide-pool life; pathways to inland canyons; and untamed wilderness shy on humans but boisterous with herds of Roosevelt elk. For readers ready to hit the trail, this is the can't-do-without guide. For armchair travelers, it's 57 journeys into wonderland.

Hiking Humboldt

Author: Kenneth Burton
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781941624050
Size: 28.99 MB
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Hiking Humboldt from the Author: Kenneth Burton.

Day Hiker S Guide To California S National Parks

Author: John McKinney
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780934161190
Size: 26.42 MB
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Day Hiker S Guide To California S National Parks from the Author: John McKinney. Walking adventures in all of California's National Parks, including Yosemite, Sequoia, Lassen, Death Valley, Muir Woods, Joshua Tree. Also includes National Preserves (Eastern Mojave) Seashores (Point Reyes), Recreation Areas (Santa Monica Mountains) and Golden Gate National Recreation Area. A single, comprehensive resource for walking in California's most outstanding parklands.

The Wild Trees

Author: Richard Preston
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141918802
Size: 65.28 MB
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The Wild Trees from the Author: Richard Preston. When Steve Sillett was 19 years old, he free-climbed – with no safety equipment and no training – one of the tallest trees on earth, in the redwood forests of Prairie Creek, California. 30 storeys above the ground he glimpsed an undiscovered ecosystem, and his passion for that astonishing world would transform the rest of his life. Over the next twenty years, Sillett and a close group of friends charted this system, discovering mosses and lichen never seen before, and travelling among branches so densely interwoven they form incredible sky-high walkways. There are only twenty people on earth who have climbed the world’s tallest trees and who know their location. In writing The Wild Trees, Richard Preston not only managed to gain access to this group, but began to climb these hidden giants himself, putting his life in danger in order to understand the powerful connection between the massive trees and the world’s last great explorers.

Day Hikes Around Sonoma County

Author: Robert Stone
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781573420723
Size: 43.20 MB
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Day Hikes Around Sonoma County from the Author: Robert Stone. California's Sonoma County is known for its wineries and a magnificent natural landscape--a picturesque mix of rugged coastline, steep cliffs, forested hillsides, and verdant agricultural valleys. A collection of 125 of the county's best day hikes are combined into this guide, providing access to 60 miles of coastline and thousands of acres of greenspace. All hiking levels are included, with a focus on mid-range hikes.

National Geographic Guide To The National Parks Of The United States

Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426203934
Size: 72.77 MB
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National Geographic Guide To The National Parks Of The United States from the Author: National Geographic. Offers descriptions, road maps, itineraries, travel tips, costs, and contact information for national parks ranging from Virginia's Shenandoah to Alaska's Glacier Bay.