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Massachusetts Trail Guide

Massachusetts Trail Guide Author John S. Burk
ISBN-10 1628420200
Release 2016-04-07
Pages 480
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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."



Appalachian Trail Guide to Massachusetts Connecticut

Appalachian Trail Guide to Massachusetts Connecticut Author Sue Spring
ISBN-10 1889386677
Release 2010-08-05
Pages 222
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The official guide to the 141 miles of the Appalachian Trail between the Vermont and New York lines, paralleling the western borders of Massachusetts and Connecticut. This packaged product includes a new edition of the guidebook, in modern unidirectional format, with a set of four detached topographical maps (two sheets, printed on both sides), scaled at one inch:one mile with 100-foot contours and including elevation profiles, shelters and other features, and water sources. Features of the Massachusetts-Connecticut route include Mt. Greylock, the nearby towns of the Berkshires, and the river walks of western Connecticut. The range of the maps is from several miles into Vermont to about 20 miles into New York (reaching the train stop that connects hikers to Manhattan!) The book includes local history as well as background on trail landmarks. -- Sue Spring



Water Trails of Western Massachusetts

Water Trails of Western Massachusetts Author Charles W. G. Smith
ISBN-10 1878239899
Release 2001-05-01
Pages 288
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These 32 nature tours highlight the wildlife plants and landforms of this vibrant region Many tours include a Boot Print that describes a scenic hiking trail or nature walk near the featured waterway



Rail Trails New England

Rail Trails New England Author Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
ISBN-10 9780899977072
Release 2007-06-18
Pages 216
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With 60 rural, suburban, and urban trails threading through 622 miles, Rail-Trails New England covers Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. This two-color book includes succinct descriptions of each trail from start to finish, plus at-a-glance summary information indicating permitted uses, surface type, length, and directions to trailheads for each trail.Every trip has a detailed map that includes start and end points, trailheads, parking, restroom facilities, and other amenities.



Bike Paths of Massachusetts

Bike Paths of Massachusetts Author Stuart A. Johnstone
ISBN-10 0962799068
Release 2006-08-01
Pages 235
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Bicycle guidebook to rail-trails and other bike paths, both paved and unpaved, throughout Massachusetts. 50 locations include trail descriptions, maps, photos, rules and safety tips, historical information, driving and parking directions.



AMC s Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires

AMC s Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires Author Rene Laubach
ISBN-10 162842012X
Release 2015-04-30
Pages 288
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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."



Trail Running Western Massachusetts

Trail Running Western Massachusetts Author Ben Kimball
ISBN-10 9781611687873
Release 2015-05-05
Pages 160
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Ben Kimball, a long-time trail runner, provides profiles of fifty-one great trail runs in western Massachusetts. Geographically, this book covers the area between the Quabbin Reservoir and upstate New York, including the Pioneer Valley and Berkshire areas as well as portions of the Taconic Highlands. Elevations range from the lowlands of the Connecticut River and Housatonic River valleys to the state's highest point at the top of Mount Greylock. The trails profiled represent a range of locations within the region as well as a range of difficulty levels and terrain types. There are options for everyone, from the beginner to the experienced trail runner looking for new options. Each run receives a two-page treatment that includes an informative trail description and a trail map, along with a scannable QR code to download each map to your smartphone. This book will appeal to the entire running community of Massachusetts and the surrounding region, including the Pioneer Valley along the Connecticut River, communities along the Housatonic River corridor in the Berkshires, the many running clubs in the Boston area, and seasonal vacationers.



Best Hikes with Kids Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island

Best Hikes with Kids  Connecticut  Massachusetts    Rhode Island Author Emily Kerr
ISBN-10 9781594851773
Release 2007-02-23
Pages 256
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* 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.



50 Hikes in the Berkshire Hills Explorer s 50 Hikes

50 Hikes in the Berkshire Hills  Explorer s 50 Hikes Author Lauren R. Stevens
ISBN-10 9781581575675
Release 2016-07-05
Pages 240
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Hikes and walks all around Western Massachusetts Often compared to the English Lake District, the Berkshires abound with country lanes, scenic vistas, and forest trails for hikers and strollers of all abilities. Lauren R. Stevens has written about the Berkshires for more than 30 years, and 50 Hikes in the Berkshire Hills collects some of the best day hikes, overnights, and scenic walks into a compact and accessible guide. Hikes range from flat rambles through some of the region's most famous villages to the area's longest hikes along the Appalachian and Mohawk Trails. Featuring full-color photographs, maps, and elevation profiles, this is the only guide you'll need to enjoy one of New England's most beautiful regions.



Hikes in Southern New England

Hikes in Southern New England Author David Emblidge
ISBN-10 081172669X
Release 1998
Pages 292
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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.



Best Hikes with Kids in Western Washington the Cascades

Best Hikes with Kids in Western Washington   the Cascades Author Joan Burton
ISBN-10 0898865662
Release 2006
Pages 477
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* Nearly 200 short hikes and outdoor activities for kids and their families* Graphic, two-color layout provides key data at a glance* Includes environmental closeups on the trail to engage kids in the natural world Search for frogs and turtles in a pond, stay in a cabin, visit a nature center, see waterfalls, or discover abundant wildlife. Best Hikes with Kids Western Washington includes these activiites for kids centered around trails that they can do and enjoy. Each outing in thisguidebook highlights points of interest and opportunities for learning about nature on the trail. The hikes range in length from 1 to 6 miles round-trip, are rated easy to difficult for children, and feature optional turn-around points for tired feet. This guidebook highlights essential data at a glance, not only by use of the "About the Hike" and "Before You Go" information blocks but also by extensive use of icons in the margins to note type of hike (day hike or backpack trip), difficulty for children, hikeable seasons, and more.



Hiking the Pioneer Valley

Hiking the Pioneer Valley Author Bruce Scofield
ISBN-10 1889787094
Release 2003
Pages 192
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- Previous edition's ISBN: 1-889787-01-9 - Including common sense advice on equipment, safety and weather, a detailed list of local hiking organizations, land trusts, and where to obtain additional maps



AMC River Guide Maine

AMC River Guide  Maine Author Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN-10 0910146241
Release 1980-05-01
Pages 234
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AMC River Guide Maine has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from AMC River Guide Maine also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full AMC River Guide Maine book for free.



Massachusetts Hiking

Massachusetts   Hiking Author Benjamin B. Ames
ISBN-10 0762707615
Release 2002
Pages 240
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Features more than 50 of the state's best hikes, combining detailed hiking information with a fascinating education on the ecology of the region. This volume features the GPS-quality relief maps introduced to hiking guides by Globe Pequot's Hike America series.



Appalachian Trail Guide to Massachusetts Connecticut

Appalachian Trail Guide to Massachusetts Connecticut Author Sue Spring
ISBN-10 1889386898
Release 2014-08-22
Pages 224
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The official guide to the 141 miles of the Appalachian Trail between the Vermont and New York lines, paralleling the western borders of Massachusetts and Connecticut. This packaged product includes a new edition of the guidebook, in modern unidirectional format, with a set of four detached topographical maps (two sheets, printed on both sides), scaled at one inch:one mile with 100-foot contours and including elevation profiles, shelters and other features, and water sources. Features of the Massachusetts-Connecticut route include Mt. Greylock, the nearby towns of the Berkshires, and the river walks of western Connecticut. The range of the maps is from several miles into Vermont to about 20 miles into New York (reaching the train stop that connects hikers to Manhattan!) The book includes local history as well as background on trail landmarks. -- Sue Spring



100 Classic Hikes in New England

100 Classic Hikes in New England Author Jeff Romano
ISBN-10 1594854017
Release 2010-02-24
Pages 256
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CLICK HERE to download author Jeff Romano's favorite hike from 100 Classic Hikes in New England * New England states covered: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island * Only full-color guidebook to the region's best hiking trails * Hikes suitable for all fitness levels and abilities The wilderness of New England is a gold mine for hikers, offering an abundance of rolling hills, mountains, jagged coastline, and lakes. Historic trails are well-worn into the New England landscape, inviting outdoor enthusiasts to undertake epic backpacking adventures or short, satisfying day hikes. This new guidebooks covers the best trails in six states, including hikes on the Appalachian Trail, the lush hills of Maine, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Long Trail in Vermont, the Massachusetts coast, the dense forests of Connecticut, and the wildlife sanctuaries of Rhode Island. Written by a New England native, this trails guidebook provides measured distances and times for each hike, as well as difficulty ratings, elevation gain, permitting information, and more. Follow along with author Jeff Romano on his Facebook page to hear about the latest reviews, see images of hikes from the book, and tap into a wealth of knowledge regarding great hikes in New England!



Massachusetts and Rhode Island Trail Guide

Massachusetts and Rhode Island Trail Guide Author Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN-10 1878239392
Release 1995
Pages 370
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This newest edition (1995) includes a brilliant, 5-color shaded relief map of Mt. Grey-lock, Massachusetts' premier hiking destination.