Hikes and Walks in the Berkshire Hills

Hikes and Walks in the Berkshire Hills

by Lauren R. Stevens, Alison Kolesar
     
 

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Whether your taste runs to an easy stroll or a trek to a high peak, anyone can discover the beautiful Berkshire Hills using this detailed, well-organized guide.
For almost fifteen years, Hikes & Walks in the Berkshire Hills has been the authority for those seeking to enjoy the Berkshires on foot. Often compared to the English Lake District, the Berkshires abound

Overview

Whether your taste runs to an easy stroll or a trek to a high peak, anyone can discover the beautiful Berkshire Hills using this detailed, well-organized guide.
For almost fifteen years, Hikes & Walks in the Berkshire Hills has been the authority for those seeking to enjoy the Berkshires on foot. Often compared to the English Lake District, the Berkshires abound with country lanes, scenic vistas, and forest trails for hikers and strollers of all abilities. A region famed not only for natural beauty but also for culture, the Berkshires also offer theater, music, museums, historic homes, and scores of country inns, B&Bs, and restaurants. This newly revised and updated edition includes 12 new hikes and walks to discover in addition to:
56 hikes or walks, with variations38 maps, with illustrated landmarks and USGS topographic reliefColorful background on 21 Berkshire townsCommentary on Berkshire natural history, local history, and flora and fauna
Also included are guided walks for people with disabilities; a special section about the area's long hikes and trails, such as the Appalachian and Mohawk Trails; a detailed appendix for where to find boots, books, maps, and packs; and a bibliography for those who wish to learn more about this fascinating region. 15 black & white photos and 37 maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581570687
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/19/2004
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
760,144
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

Lauren R. Stevens is the author of several books, including The Berkshire Book, Hikes
& Walks in the Berkshire Hills and Old Barns in the New
World. He's a contributing writer to numerous periodicals, including
The Berkshire Eagle, and he founded The Advocate in 1981.
He has lived in the Berkshires for more than 40 years.

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