Discover Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling

Discover Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling

by Jerry Monkman, Marcy Monkman
     
 

Sweeping mountain views, rugged ocean scenery, and abundant wildlife await hikers, bikers, and paddlers at Acadia National Park. Discover cobblestone beaches, glacial ponds, granite peaks, and ocean-side cliffs where the mountains meet the sea. Whether you're on foot, on a bike, or in a boat, this guide is perfect for first-time visitors and veteran explorers alike.… See more details below

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Sweeping mountain views, rugged ocean scenery, and abundant wildlife await hikers, bikers, and paddlers at Acadia National Park. Discover cobblestone beaches, glacial ponds, granite peaks, and ocean-side cliffs where the mountains meet the sea. Whether you're on foot, on a bike, or in a boat, this guide is perfect for first-time visitors and veteran explorers alike. From short one-hour excursions to day-long adventures, you'll get the inside scoop on where to go and what to do during your visit to this magnificent park. Covers all of Acadia National Park - Mount Desert Island, Isle au Haut, and Schoodic Peninsula. Detailed trip descriptions, trip times, distances, and difficulty levels - for 15 hikes, 12 bike trips, and 13 paddling and sea-kayak trips. Includes a full-color, pull out map of Acadia National Park, showing all hiking trails, carriage roads, park roads, and parking areas. This guide also includes descriptions for all the hiking trails in Acadia National Park, sidebars on natural and local history, trip highlights chart for easy planning and access, campground and lodging suggestions, local outfitters and resources, safety and gear tips, National Park Service information and guidelines for protecting the environment. (6 x 9, 296 pages, b&w photos, pull out map)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781878239921
Publisher:
Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Edition description:
BOOK&MAP
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.91(h) x 0.86(d)

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