Best Hikes Near Austin and San Antonio

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Take a Hike!

Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike?
 
Covering thirty of the best hikes within an hour’s drive of greater Austin and San Antonio, this guide offers something for every hiker—from easy nature walks to strenuous day hikes.  Each featured hike includes a route description; at-a-glance data such as distance and difficulty level;...

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Overview

Take a Hike!

Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike?
 
Covering thirty of the best hikes within an hour’s drive of greater Austin and San Antonio, this guide offers something for every hiker—from easy nature walks to strenuous day hikes.  Each featured hike includes a route description; at-a-glance data such as distance and difficulty level; thorough directions to the trailhead; directional cues; and a detailed, accurate trail map.

Inside you’ll find full-color photos and maps; information on approximate hiking times, canine compatibility, and fees and permits required; and sidebars on local lore, points of interest, and area wildlife.

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Editorial Reviews

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“An excellent resource for all who want to explore the outdoors. The color photographs, stories about the area, and hike descriptions, which tell you what to expect on the trail, make it especially suitable for families. This book is informative and fun and inspires you to get outside.”

—Chris Holmes, outdoor program coordinator, Texas State Parks

“This is the new standard for guide books. The color photographs and hike descriptions make me feel as though I’m there. The fascinating stories about the history and trivia of the trails make this book as welcome on your coffee table as it is in your backpack.”

—Ray Scott, founder of B.A.S.S. (Bass Anglers Sportsman Society); Texas Legislative Recognition Award H.R. No. 1626 for outstanding conservation efforts

Best Hikes Near Austin & San Antonio is fantastic! I learned new things about hikes I’ve done over and over. The stories, local history, photos, and maps are great! A well-organized book that will get a lot of use by me and others in our club.”

—Bob Cook, president of The Woodlands Hiking Club, The Woodlands, Texas

Best Hikes Near Austin and San Antonio is an excellent hiking guide to thirty trails around this scenic area. Keith weaves stories throughout the book with information about the local history, geology, plant life, wildlife, birds, and more. The trail descriptions are accurate and informative. It is a must-have book for any hiker in Central Texas.”

—Robert Stone, author and publisher of hiking guidebooks

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762746026
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2009
  • Series: Best Hikes near Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 655,979
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Keith Stelter, formerly executive director of the Texas OutdoorWriters Association, has published articles and photographs on TravelwithaChallenge.com and TripsandJourneys.com, and he covers Texas as an editor for the radio magazine Great American Outdoor Trails.

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