Best Easy Day Hikes Pittsburgh

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Best Easy Day Hikes Pittsburgh includes detailed maps and concise descriptions for eighteen easy-to-follow hikes in and around the Steel City. Discover a rejuvenated region with an impressive diversity of flora and fauna, clean waters, and even wilderness. From a short stroll through the compact Todd Nature Reserve to a day-long expedition in the secluded Quebec Run Wild ...

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Overview

Best Easy Day Hikes Pittsburgh includes detailed maps and concise descriptions for eighteen easy-to-follow hikes in and around the Steel City. Discover a rejuvenated region with an impressive diversity of flora and fauna, clean waters, and even wilderness. From a short stroll through the compact Todd Nature Reserve to a day-long expedition in the secluded Quebec Run Wild Area, this book covers the best of the best.
 

Look inside for:

• Thirty-minute strolls to five-hour adventures
• Hikes for everyone, including families
• Trail Finder for best hikes with dogs and children, or to enjoy waterfalls, wildlife, and great views
• GPS coordinates

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In true Best Easy Day Hikes style, this entry in Falcon Press's popular series lays out concise description of more than 15 short, doable hikes around Pittsburgh.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762754380
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: Best Easy Day Hikes Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 774,063
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob Frye is the outdoors editor for Pittsburgh’s Tribune-Review and the author of Best Hikes Near Pittsburgh (FalconGuides). He lives in North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Introduction 1

Weather 5

Critters 6

Be Prepared 7

Zero Impact 8

Pittsburgh Area Boundaries and Corridors 9

Land Management 10

How to Use This Guide 12

Trail Finder 13

The Hikes

1 Raccoon Creek State Park Wildflower Reserve 17

2 Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve 22

3 Bushy Run Battlefield-Edge Hill Trail 26

4 Frick Park 30

5 Todd Nature Reserve 34

6 Jennings Environmental Education Center 38

7 Mingo Creek 43

8 Enlow Fork 48

9 Yough River Trail 53

10 Yellow Creek State Park-Damsite Trail 57

11 Friendship Hill National Historic Site 62

12 Mount Davis 67

13 Laurel Mountain Loop 72

14 Quebec Run Wild Area 77

15 Ohiopyle State Park Ferncliff Peninsula 81

16 Flat Rock Trail 85

17 Wolf Rocks Trail 89

18 Laurel Hill State Park Loop 94

Clubs and Trail Groups 99

About the Author 103

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