Best Hikes Near Madison

Best Hikes Near Madison

by Michael Ream
     
 

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Take a Hike!Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? Here are forty-three of the best hikes, nearly all within an hour's drive of Madison, Wisconsin—from the Capital City State Trail to Devil's Lake State Park. The hikes offer skyline views, a range of landscapes, and wildlife viewing opportunities. Whether you're in the mood for an

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Take a Hike!Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? Here are forty-three of the best hikes, nearly all within an hour's drive of Madison, Wisconsin—from the Capital City State Trail to Devil's Lake State Park. The hikes offer skyline views, a range of landscapes, and wildlife viewing opportunities. Whether you're in the mood for an easy nature walk or a day-long hike, this guide offers plenty to choose from: • Picnic Point• Pheasant Branch Conservancy• Gibraltar Rock• Blue Mound State Park• Pope Farm Park• Meadow Valley and Cave Trails Each hike features full-color photos; a brief route description; thorough directions to the trailhead (GPS coordinates included); a detailed, full-color trail map; and at-a-glance information on distance and difficulty level, hiking time, canine compatibility, and fees and permits. Inside you'll also find a Trail Finder that categorizes each hike (e.g., for attractions such as views, and if it's suitable for families with kids); Green Tips; and information about local lore, points of interest, and the area's wildlife.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762771370
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Series:
Best Hikes Near Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
851,116
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Ream is a travel writer and a lifelong lover of hiking and other outdoor activities. He is the author of Best Easy Day Hikes Lincoln and Omaha, Best Easy Day Hikes Des Moines, (FalconGuides) and Insiders Guide to Des Moines (Globe Pequot).

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