Discover the Berkshires of Massachusetts: AMC Guide to the Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling

Discover the Berkshires of Massachusetts: AMC Guide to the Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling

by Charles W. G. Smith, Susan A. Smith
     
 

Just a few hours from both Boston and New York City are the Berkshires, a beautiful and accessible oasis for outdoor adventurers. Its trails, lakes, and rivers offer recreational opportunities for everyone. Ideal for residents and visitors alike, Discover the Berkshires of Massachusetts details more than 40 of the best hikes, mountain bike trails, and

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Just a few hours from both Boston and New York City are the Berkshires, a beautiful and accessible oasis for outdoor adventurers. Its trails, lakes, and rivers offer recreational opportunities for everyone. Ideal for residents and visitors alike, Discover the Berkshires of Massachusetts details more than 40 of the best hikes, mountain bike trails, and paddles in the region. From short, one-hour excursions to day-long adventures, this three-in-one guide leads explorers to the summit of Mount Greylock, along wooded bike trails in Granville State Forest, along the quiet shores of the Thousand Acre Swamp, and much more.
Special features include:
*hiking, biking, and paddling trips
*estimated time, distance, and level of difficulty for each trip
*sidebars on natural features, local history, and wildlife
*detailed driving instruction for each trip
*quick-reference chart for selecting the perfect trip
*extensive lists of resources, outfitters, and campgrounds
*detailed in-text maps for each trip

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781929173358
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Series:
Discover Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.66(d)

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