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AMC's Best Day Hikes near Boston, 2nd: Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails in Eastern Massachusetts
     

AMC's Best Day Hikes near Boston, 2nd: Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails in Eastern Massachusetts

by John S. Burk
 
FROM THE BARRIER BEACH ON PLUM ISLAND to the Middlesex Fells and Blue Hills, from the South Shore to Cape Cod, this four-season guide offers a variety of trails for all ability levels and interests. This new, fully updated edition adds ten more Boston area hikes for beginner and intermediate hikers. An at-a-glance chart highlights the best hikes near public

Overview

FROM THE BARRIER BEACH ON PLUM ISLAND to the Middlesex Fells and Blue Hills, from the South Shore to Cape Cod, this four-season guide offers a variety of trails for all ability levels and interests. This new, fully updated edition adds ten more Boston area hikes for beginner and intermediate hikers. An at-a-glance chart highlights the best hikes near public transportation, for kids, and for winter snowshoeing and skiing. Whether you are a local resident or a visitor looking to explore the trails of the Greater Boston area and Cape Cod, this book is a must-have resource for shorter walks and daylong adventures.

Inside You'll Find:
-60 of the best day hikes in greater Boston and Cape Cod for all levels

-GPS coordinates to all trailheads

- Locator Map and "At-a-Glance Trip Planner" for easy planning

-Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights

-Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each trail

-Hiking and safety tips, including advice on what to carry in your pack

-Essays about the flora, fauna, and historic landmarks of eastern Massachusetts

Editorial Reviews

Samantha Overton Bussell
“With its clear instructions, fascinating nature facts, and hidden history, this guide is guaranteed to create a memorable hiking adventure—a must-have for your next eastern Massachusetts exploration.”

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013593473
Publisher:
Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date:
11/11/2011
Series:
AMC's Best Day Hikes , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
13 MB
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Meet the Author

MICHAEL TOUGIAS is an expert on the wild places of Massachusetts and has authored many books about New England, including River Days and Autumn Trails.

JOHN S. BURK is a freelance writer and photographer. He is the editor of AMC’s Massachusetts Trail Guide.

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