Discover Rhode Island: AMC Guide to the Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling

Discover Rhode Island: AMC Guide to the Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling

by Christie Matheson
     
 

Rhode Island may be small, but there are hundreds of opportunities for outdoor adventure packed into its magnificent woodlands, lakes and coastline. This new book in AMC's popular Discover series invites you to explore every corner of the state on 50 hikes, mountain bike trails, quietwater paddles, and sea kayaking trips. From Mount Tom and Arcadia to Bristol

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Overview

Rhode Island may be small, but there are hundreds of opportunities for outdoor adventure packed into its magnificent woodlands, lakes and coastline. This new book in AMC's popular Discover series invites you to explore every corner of the state on 50 hikes, mountain bike trails, quietwater paddles, and sea kayaking trips. From Mount Tom and Arcadia to Bristol Harbor and beyond, you'll discover white sand beaches, rocky coves, winding bike trails, wildlife-filled ponds, nature preserves, and much more. For short excursions or daylong adventures, this three-in-one guide is a must for exploring Rhode Island's natural treasures on foot, by bike, or on the water.

*50 hiking, biking, and paddling trips for all abilities
*At-a-glance trip highlights chart
*Detailed in-text maps
*Trip time and difficulty ratings
*Natural history essays
*Safety and gear tips


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781929173457
Publisher:
Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Series:
AMC Discover Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

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Meet the Author

Christie Matheson is editor of Boston Magazine's Concierge and a freelance writer whose work has appeared in New England Travel & Life, Yoga Journal, and Fitness. An avid hiker and off-road biker since childhood, she spends most of the year living in Boston and New York City, but during the summer splits her time between Rhode Island and Nantucket.

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