Hiking Massachusetts

Author: Benjamin Ames
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493011154
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Hiking Massachusetts from the Author: Benjamin Ames. Lace up your boots and sample 50 of the finest trails Massachusetts has to offer. This hiker's paradise offers not only mountaintop vistas but also historic landmarks and pristine seashore. Hike along cranberry bogs in Massasoit State Park, trace the edge of a cliff overlooking the Merrimack River in Maudslay State Park, follow the Appalachian Trail over Becket and Walling Mountains in October Mountain State Forest, or walk the state from Rhode Island to New Hampshire on the Midstate Trail. Veteran hiker and outdoor writer Ben Ames will introduce you to these trails and more. Use this guide for: detailed route maps for each trail; accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each hike; tips on equipment, trip planning, and hiking with dogs and children; accurate directions, difficulty ratings, trail contacts, and more.

Massachusetts Trail Guide

Author: John S. Burk
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 9781628420203
Size: 15.79 MB
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Massachusetts Trail Guide from the Author: John S. Burk. This tenth edition of AMC s comprehensive trail guide revisits more than 390 trails across the Bay State including 30 new to this edition. Readers will rely on detailed trail descriptions that include driving directions, elevation gain and mileage, and suggested trips. Two pull-out map sheets feature six of the state s most hiker-friendly public trail networks. Whether readers are planning close-to-home day hikes or backpacking excursions, this essential guide should be in every Bay State trekker s library."

Best Hikes With Kids Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island

Author: Emily Kerr
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594851778
Size: 51.55 MB
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Best Hikes With Kids Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island from the Author: Emily Kerr. * More than 80 hikes suitable for kids and parents, accessible from urban areas * Trails range in length from less than a mile to nearly 6 miles, with optional turn-around points * Handy sidebars with information on animals, plants, geology, and fun activities to do with kids on the hike * Special emphasis on trail highlights with child appeal * Graphic, two-color layout provides key data at a glance Search for frogs and turtles in a pond, stay in a cabin, visit a nature center, see waterfalls, or discover abundant wildlife. These are just a few of the activities outlined in Best Hikes with Kids Connecticut, Massachusetts, & Rhode Island. Hikes in this guidebook are suited for families and anyone looking for an easy outing. Each hike highlights points of interest and opportunities for kids to learn about nature on the trail. The hikes are rated easy to difficult for children.

Moon Spotlight Massachusetts Hiking

Author: Jacqueline Tourville
Publisher: Avalon Travel
ISBN: 1598805657
Size: 50.30 MB
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Moon Spotlight Massachusetts Hiking from the Author: Jacqueline Tourville. Moon Spotlight Massachusetts Hiking is an 80-page compact guide covering Massachusetts’ best hiking spots--including the Berkshires, greater Boston, and Cape Cod--perfect for hikers looking for scenic, back-country trails. Hiker and travel columnist Jacqueline Tourville offers her firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlight maps make planning your time easy. Hiking descriptions include distance, estimated hiking time, and ratings for difficulty, as well as easy-to-follow maps and clear driving directions that lead to a hiker’s sanctuary. This Spotlight guidebook is excerpted from Moon New England Hiking.

Hikes In Southern New England

Author: David Emblidge
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811726696
Size: 49.19 MB
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Hikes In Southern New England from the Author: David Emblidge. Detailed, accurate guides are now available to day-hikers who want to explore the Appalachian Trail in any one of five regions. Each book includes complete route descriptions and itineraries, along with specially commissioned, easy-to-read topographic maps, and a wealth of natural and historical information to enrich hikers' experience on the trail. Includes: starting and finishing points, early exit options; route difficulty ratings; locations of shelters and water sources; topographic maps; elevation profiles; mileage data; notes on natural history and historical features.

Amc S Best Day Hikes In The Berkshires

Author: Rene Laubach
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781628420128
Size: 23.73 MB
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Amc S Best Day Hikes In The Berkshires from the Author: Rene Laubach. Discover 50 of the most impressive trails in the Berkshires, home of the Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts. Ideal for families, nature lovers, and hiking enthusiasts, this fully revised and updated guide will lead you through the region s scenic natural areas, past historic landmarks, and up to some of the state s best vistas. The hikes stretch from Mount Greylock south to Bash Bish Falls and include ten entirely new routes. Each description includes a map and a summary of the trip time, distance, and difficulty. Author, birder, and wildlife biologist Rene Laubach also recommends the best trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, and regularly notes the area s plentiful flora and fauna. Whether you re a resident or a visitor looking for a short walk or a daylong adventure, this is your essential four-season reference for the Berkshires."

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Boston

Author: Helen Weatherall
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 0897328000
Size: 48.61 MB
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Boston from the Author: Helen Weatherall. Thanks to conservationists and outdoor enthusiasts, Boston-area hiking opportunities are vast and abundant. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Boston guides hikers on routes trodden by the likes of Wampanoag warrior King Phillip and his colonial adversaries, Concord's Henry David Thoreau, Mason Walton - the hermit of Ravenswood, and countless farmers and tradespeople who have walked this historic land since the country's founding.With helpful list of hikes in the front of the book for special interests -- best hikes for children, scenic hikes, hikes good for wildlife viewing or seeing waterfalls, best hikes with historic sites and more -- hikers of all skill levels can find their perfect hike. Expertly drawn trail maps and trail profiles complement the detailed trail descriptions and useful at-a-glance information.

Hiking Through History New England

Author: Johnny Molloy
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014412
Size: 32.72 MB
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Hiking Through History New England from the Author: Johnny Molloy. Whether you're a curious tourist or a local history buff, this guide contains all the tools you'll need to explore New England's history on your hikes. Each of the 40 featured hikes comes with helpful maps and directions, as well as a carefully researched impression of the trail, and a comprehensive guide to the area's natural and human history.

Day Hiking New England

Author: Jeff Romano
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594858853
Size: 27.80 MB
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Day Hiking New England from the Author: Jeff Romano. *CLICK HERE to download sample hikes from Day Hiking New England* •*Provides difficulty ratings, hike distances, GPS coordinates, elevation gains, permitting information, and more •*115 routes—including many loops •*Doesn’t overlap with the author’s 100 Classics Hikes: New England—together the two guides capture more than 200 unique hiking routes! The hikes described in this guidebook showcase the breadth and diversity of New England’s picturesque landscapes: from the sand dunes of Cape Cod to the lofty summits of the White Mountains, from the sweeping ridges of the Berkshires to Maine’s rocky coastline, from the traprock cliffs of the Connecticut River Valley to the lush forests of Vermont. Taking advantage of the patchwork of conserved lands protected over the past century, the book showcases the region’s premier hiking destinations that include national parks, forests, and wildlife refuges; state parks, public lands, and wildlife management areas; and land trust preserves. Jeff has detailed a range of trails, from a nearby hike you can knock out before dinner, to one promising more challenge and big rewards in terms of views and solitude. This new guide covers the best day hiking trails in six states, including short jaunts on the Appalachian Trail, the lush hills and coast of Maine, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Long Trail in Vermont, the Massachusetts coast, the Berkshires and forests of Connecticut, and the preserves of Rhode Island. **Mountaineers Books designates 1 percent of the sales of select guidebooks in our Day Hiking series toward volunteer trail maintenance. Since launching this program, we’ve contributed more than $14,000 toward improving trails. For this book, our 1 percent of sales is going to Washington Trails Association (WTA). WTA hosts more than 750 work parties throughout Washington’s Cascades and Olympics each year, with volunteers clearing downed logs after spring snowmelt, cutting away brush, retreading worn stretches of trail, and building bridges and turnpikes. Their efforts are essential to the land managers who maintain thousands of acres on shoestring budgets.

50 Hikes In Massachusetts

Author: John Brady
Publisher: Countryman Press
ISBN: 9780881504545
Size: 38.45 MB
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50 Hikes In Massachusetts from the Author: John Brady. Massachusetts is home to a splendid diversity of hiking terrain. Including three new hikes, the third edition takes you over more than 200 miles of trail. There are gentle walks for families with young children, moderately strenuous day hikes, and rugged outings for experienced hikers.