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Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Second Edition)
     

Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Second Edition)

by Dolores Kong, Dan Ring
 

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Established as the first national park in the eastern United States, Acadia National Park has 120 miles of hiking trails through more than 40,000 acres along the coast of Maine. Fully revised and updated, this edition of Hiking Acadia National Park covers ridge trails, forest paths, oceanside strolls, and cliff climbs for hikers of all ages and abilities. For more

Overview

Established as the first national park in the eastern United States, Acadia National Park has 120 miles of hiking trails through more than 40,000 acres along the coast of Maine. Fully revised and updated, this edition of Hiking Acadia National Park covers ridge trails, forest paths, oceanside strolls, and cliff climbs for hikers of all ages and abilities. For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Features• Hikes suited to every ability• Mile-by-mile directional cues• Difficulty ratings, trail contacts, fees/permits, and best hiking seasons • An index of hikes by category ­­­­­­­­—from easy day hikes to hikes to waterfalls • Invaluable trip-planning information, including local lodging and campgrounds• GPS location for each trailhead• GPS-compatible maps of each trail

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762761470
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
04/17/2012
Series:
Regional Hiking Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Dolores Kong and Dan Ring have backpacked all 270 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Maine and have climbed virtually all the peaks that are 4,000 feet and higher in the Northeast. They are members of the White Mountains Four Thousand Footer, the New England Four Thousand Footer, the Adirondack 46Rs, the Northeast 111ers, and the New England Hundred Highest Clubs. Dolores is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional and senior vice president with Winslow, Evans & Crocker, Inc. (member of FINRA/SIPC), in Boston. A Barnard College graduate, she is also a Pulitzer Prize finalist in public service from her previous career as a staff writer at the Boston Globe. Dan is a writer and has been a statehouse bureau chief in Boston for a variety of newspapers. He graduated from Boston College with a bachelor's degree in English. Dan and Dolores are married and live outside Boston. They maintain a hiking website: www.fourthousandfooter.com.

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