60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Minneapolis and St. Paul: Including the Twin Cities' Greater Metro Area and Beyond

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Minneapolis and St. Paul: Including the Twin Cities' Greater Metro Area and Beyond

by Tom Watson
     
 

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Using clear and entertaining narrative, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Minneapolis and St. Paul introduces newcomers and lifelong residents alike to a surprising array of the best day hikes within a 60-mile radius of these fascinating cities.

Choose hikes such as Crosby Farm Park, where you'll travel past a historic site and through marshes and bottomlands.

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Using clear and entertaining narrative, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Minneapolis and St. Paul introduces newcomers and lifelong residents alike to a surprising array of the best day hikes within a 60-mile radius of these fascinating cities.

Choose hikes such as Crosby Farm Park, where you'll travel past a historic site and through marshes and bottomlands. Challenge yourself with an 11.25-mile hike through Elm Creek Park Reserve, and enjoy its varied terrain of marshes, meadows, and forests. And hike the stands of woods at Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park for a glimpse of the rare dwarf trout lily in spring.

You'll save time with Key At-a-Glance Information, providing quick and easy assessments of each hike before you hit the trail. Inside you'll find:

Detailed Directions to the Trailheads

GPS-Based Trail Maps with Accurate Hike Information

A Chart of Recommended Hikes by Category

So what are you waiting for? The ultimate hike is just a short drive away.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Watson is the area’s definitive keeper of the trailhead and tent pad. For 30 years, he’s been writing about outdoor topics in Minnesota." —MinnPost.com, July 2012

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897329330
Publisher:
Menasha Ridge Press
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Series:
60 Hikes within 60 Miles Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
358,037
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author


Tom Watson grew up enjoying Minnesota's great outdoors. He's an active freelance photojournalist with many outdoor articles and photos in national publications to his credit. Besides hiking, he's also an avid sea kayaker. He currently lives, plays, and works out of Appleton, in western Minnesota.

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