This work covers trails in New York's five boroughs and parts of Long Island, New Jersey, the Catskills, Hudson Valley, the highlands and the Appalachian trail. Hiking around New York City is not just about a trek between high rises. Award-winning writer Skip Card shows you the best hikes in and around The Big Apple. All hikes within the guide take less than 2 hours to reach by car, with details on public transportation options and clear directions on how to reach the trailhead. Skip has compiled lists of his favorite hikes including: best hikes for high peaks; best hikes for kids; best hikes for bird-watching; best paths to the past; best hikes for interesting geology; best hikes for escaping the crowds; and, best hikes for the most variety. Let Skip show you all the worthwhile hikes, from short, flat routes suitable for families to day-long, steep treks for more advanced hikes. Each hike profile contains practical information including point-by-point trail navigation, contact information, facilities, fees, parking instructions, and an easy-to-use map for each trail.
"Moon Outdoors: Take a Hike New York City" covers trails in parts of Long Island, New Jersey, the Shawangunks, Hudson Valley, the Hudson Highlands, and all 88.5 contiguous miles of the Appalachian Trail as it snakes through southern New York State.
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(213mm x 137mm x 19mm)
Avalon Travel Publishing
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