Best Easy Day Hikes Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Author: Randy Johnson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493031344
Release Date: 2018-04-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Best Easy Day Hikes Great Smoky Mountains National Park includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 22 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Best Easy Day Hikes Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Author: Randy Johnson
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 0762748362
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Spring/Summer 2010 marks an exciting new turn for Best EasyDay Hikes guides to some of America's most popular hikingdestinations - accompanied by the corresponding TrailsIllustrated map from National Geographic Maps. Packaged forvalue, and to benefit the efforts of the American HikingSociety, each is a complete hiking resource. (Okay, ......

Best Easy Day Hikes Blue Ridge Parkway

Author: Randy Johnson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493024636
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

These short, easy leg stretchers along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia and North Carolina include at-a-glance information and maps that help readers decide which hikes are best for them.

Best Easy Day Hikes Rochester New York

Author: Randi Minetor
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762756353
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Best Easy Day Hikes Rochester includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Best Easy Day Hikes Charleston South Carolina

Author: Johnny Molloy
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493018673
Release Date: 2016-05-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Best Easy Day Hikes Charleston, South Carolina includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow trails that follow charming creeks and disappear into dense pine forests. Look inside for: * Casual hikes to full-day adventures * After-dinner strolls to full-day hikes * Hikes for everyone, including families * Mile-by-mile directions and clear trail maps * Trail Finder for best hikes for dogs, children, lake lovers, and great views. * GPS coordinates

The Best Short Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains

Author: Kenneth Wise
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 0870499734
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The Best Short Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains Kenneth Wise and James Andrews Located astride the Tennessee-North Carolina border, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains more than one hundred trails that trace eight hundred miles of rugged terrain. This fact is certain to bewilder any newcomer who might be eager to explore the Park's backcountry but is unsure where to start. This book, intended as a beginner's guide to hiking the Smokies, offers lively, informative descriptions of twenty-two trails that can be completed in a day or less. For anyone who has yet to discover the beauty of the Smokies, the highest North American mountains east of the Mississippi, the trails described here offer a splendid introduction. Scenic overlooks at Mount Le Conte, Clingmans Dome, Gregory Bald, and other peaks are included along these pathways, as are some of the well-known waterfalls of the Park, such as Laurel Falls, Rainbow Falls, and Ramsay Cascades. In addition to vital data about the length of the trail, its elevation gain, and "how to get there," each trail description is packed with interesting facts and Smoky Mountain lore. Detailed maps are also included. In their introduction, the authors provide a brief overview of the park's history as well as useful tips for novice hikers. The Authors: Kenneth Wise, an administrator at the University of Tennessee Library, Knoxville, has hiked in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for more than twenty years. He is the author of Hiking Trails of the Great Smoky Mountains: A Comprehensive Guide. James Andrews,a partner in the firm of Andrews, Hudson & Wall, P.C., has hiked the Park trails for more than a decade. He is the coauthor, with Wise, of The Best Overnight Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Best Easy Day Hikes Springfield Illinois

Author: Johnny Molloy
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 0762771739
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Best Easy Day Hikes Springfield, Illinois includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Picknick mit B ren

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783641079239
Release Date: 2011-12-23
Genre: Fiction

Bill Bryson will es seinen gehfaulen Landsleuten zeigen: Gemeinsam mit seinem Freund Katz, der aufgrund gewaltiger Leibesfülle und einer festverwurzelten Leidenschaft für Schokoriegel nicht gerade die besten Voraussetzungen dafür mitbringt, will er den längsten Fußweg der Welt, den "Appalachian Trail", bezwingen. Eine abenteuerliche Reise quer durch zwölf Bundesstaaten der USA beginnt... Ein Reisebericht der etwas anderen Art - humorvoll, selbstironisch und mit einem scharfen Blick für die Marotten von Menschen und Bären!

Top Trails Shenandoah National Park

Author: Johnny Molloy
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 9780899976792
Release Date: 2012-11-06
Genre: Travel

Top Trails: Shenandoah National Park saves readers the time and frustration of finding the perfect hikes to suit their desires. Not only are there hundreds of miles of trails running like veins down and along a narrow mountain spine, but with millions of guests annually, Shenandoah National Park is a heavily visited destination. This book was conceived to make the backcountry majesty of Shenandoah more accessible to visitors. This easy-access, reference type guide presents a variety of hikes from which to choose. The majority of the hikes steer you toward the most scenic areas, giving you the opportunity to enjoy your time on the trail instead of behind someone’s car. Most hikes seek solitude to maximize your Shenandoah experience. However, as the subtitle of this book suggests, there are some “must do” hikes that are popular. Consequently, a few hikes traverse popular and potentially crowded areas. Each hike has a “best times” that will help you manage the trails to your advantage. Day hiking is the best and most popular way to “break into” the Shenandoah wilderness. But for those with the inclination to see the mountain cycle from day to night and back again, many hikes in this book can be used by backpackers as well. Backpackers must follow park backcountry camping regulations and practice “leave no trace” wilderness-use etiquette. Backpackers can capture the changing moods of the mountains as day turns to night, as weather cycles with the sun, as the permanent park residents go about their business of surviving and reproducing. With the Top Trails winning formula of easy-to-follow maps for every hike, trail-feature charts, feature icons, "don't get lost" trail milestones, and GPS waypoints, readers can easily identify the right trail for their interests, abilities, and available time.

Hiking Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Author: Kevin Adams
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762793778
Release Date: 2013-03-19
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This guide features 82 hikes within Great Smoky Mountains National Park, America's most visited national park. It is complete revised and updated.

Best Easy Day Hikes Chapel Hill

Author: Johnny Molloy
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493017164
Release Date: 2016-05-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Colorful and full of easy and moderate hikes, Best Easy Day Hikes Chapel Hill is perfect for families and novice hikers looking to explore the natural beauty and scenic terrain of central North Carolina. Detailed hike descriptions, at-a-glance specs, and GPS coordinates for every trailhead make this a go-to guide for the area.

Nature Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway

Author: Ann Simpson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762793624
Release Date: 2013-03-19
Genre: Nature

The stunning wildlife along the Blue Ridge Parkway attracts more than 14 million annual visitors from near and far for viewing and photographing opportunities. This information-packed, pocket-size field guide features more than 200 species of mammals, birds, insects, fish, wildflowers, mushrooms and more in a convenient, portable package. Including full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, species are arranged by family to aid in quick identification. This book also includes ecosystem and geology information about the park as well as suggested nature hikes. This is the perfect nature guide for your next trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Hiking North Carolina

Author: Randy Johnson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493014859
Release Date: 2016-01-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

From the Great Smokies and the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Piedmont and the Outer Banks, this thoroughly updated and revised guide features more than 200 hiking trails in all regions of the state.