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? "60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City" answers those questions with an array of classic trails and little-known gems, while guiding the reader through 439 miles of outdoor fun and excitement. Unbounded by state lines, the trails awaiting hikers in the updated edition of "60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City" showcase swamp streams and roaring waterfalls, hidden lakes and bald summits, including a meandering ascent of Jenny Jump Mountain in New Jersey, a deep exploration of Connecticut's Trout Brook Valley, 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. From secluded woods and sun-struck seashores, to lowland swamps and rock-strewn mountain tops, this practical guidebook contains all the information needed to have many great hikes in and around New York City.
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press Inc.