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Hiking the Poconos: A Guide to the Area's Best Hiking Adventures

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The Poconos get eight million visitors a year, and no wonder! There are more glacial lakes and breathtaking waterfalls here than in any other region of Pennsylvania. And this book will guide you to many of them. From short hikes to all-day adventures, Hiking the Poconos describes twenty-five of the region’s greatest and most varied hikes—from those at the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area, Dingmans Falls, and Ricketts Glen, to those in Big Pocono State Park, the Hickory Run boulder field, and beyond. With this ...
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Overview

The Poconos get eight million visitors a year, and no wonder! There are more glacial lakes and breathtaking waterfalls here than in any other region of Pennsylvania. And this book will guide you to many of them. From short hikes to all-day adventures, Hiking the Poconos describes twenty-five of the region’s greatest and most varied hikes—from those at the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area, Dingmans Falls, and Ricketts Glen, to those in Big Pocono State Park, the Hickory Run boulder field, and beyond. With this handy guide, veteran Pennsylvania hiker John L. Young provides all the information you need to get the most out of exploring this hiker’s paradise. Look inside to find:• Hikes suited to every ability• Directions to the trailheads • Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues• GPS-compatible trail maps• Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons for every featured hike• Information on fees and permits, contacts, events and attractions, restaurants and accommodations, canine compatibility
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762745029
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/19/2009
  • Series: Regional Hiking Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 772,923
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

John L. Young is the author of Hiking Pennsylvania (FalconGuides) and has published outdoor and travel articles in Ohio Magazine, Pennsylvania Magazine, and other publications. He lives in Russell, Pennsylvania.
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