The New Hiking the Monadnock Region: 44 Nature Walks and Day-Hikes in the Heart of New England

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The New Hiking the Monadnock Region will lead you through forests and meadows, over small mountains and gentle hills, around ponds and sanctuaries, and along streams and abandoned roads. This detailed and informative guide, fully expanded and updated, now includes a beautifully rendered map for each hike and also provides information on flora and fauna, as well as local history and nearby sightseeing destinations.
In addition, the book contains specialized information for the ...

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Overview

The New Hiking the Monadnock Region will lead you through forests and meadows, over small mountains and gentle hills, around ponds and sanctuaries, and along streams and abandoned roads. This detailed and informative guide, fully expanded and updated, now includes a beautifully rendered map for each hike and also provides information on flora and fauna, as well as local history and nearby sightseeing destinations.
In addition, the book contains specialized information for the beginning hiker and for parents hiking with children, lists of hiking and conservation organizations, and other helpful resources. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker, a family with children, an amateur naturalist, a lifelong resident of the region, or a visitor,
this is your essential guide to enjoying one of the most popular outdoor recreation spots in the northeast.

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What People Are Saying

Heather McKernan
"I love it! What a terrific guide for those of us who love outdoor adventures in the Monadnock region! The New Hiking the Monadnock Region: 44 Nature Walks and Day-Hikes in the Heart of New England contains all my favorite hikes, and some that are sure to become new favorites. With some history, geography, fun nature facts, driving directions and trail maps and descriptions, it's as essential for hiking in the region as the flashlight, water, and snacks in your backpack."
Heather McKernan, Publisher, Monadnock Ledger-Transcipt
Heather McKernan
“I love it! What a terrific guide for those of us who love outdoor adventures in the Monadnock region! The New Hiking the Monadnock Region: 44 Nature Walks and Day-Hikes in the Heart of New England contains all my favorite hikes, and some that are sure to become new favorites. With some history, geography, fun nature facts, driving directions and trail maps and descriptions, it’s as essential for hiking in the region as the flashlight, water, and snacks in your backpack."
Jonathan W. Nute
“When it comes to hiking, most people think of the Green Mountains of Vermont or the Whites of New Hampshire, but Joe Adamowicz has shown that there is plenty of adventure in the Monadnock region of southwestern New Hampshire. This book is a pleasure to read and will help users better understand this unique and varied forest environment.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781584656449
  • Publisher: University Press of New England
  • Publication date: 8/31/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 946,200
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

JOE ADAMOWICZ is a lifelong hiking enthusiast and resident of Peterborough, New Hampshire.

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Table of Contents

Preface •Introduction
STARTER HIKES
Shieling Forest
Ponemah Bog
The Heald Tract
Betsy Fosket Sanctuary
Sucker Brook Cove, Silver Lake
EASY HIKES
Gap Mountain
Joe English Reservation
Greenfield-French Roads
Sheldrick Forest
Beech Hill
Goose Pond
McCabe Forest
Monroe Hill, Fox Forest
Edward MacDowell Lake
Meetinghouse Pond
Eliza Adams Gorge
Pitcher Mountain
High Blue
Bear Den Geological Park
MODERATE HIKES
Peirce Reservation
Purgatory Falls
Granite Town Rail-Trail
North Pack Monadnock Mountain
Pack Monadnock Mountain
Temple Mountain (North)
Temple Mountain (South)
Kidder Mountain
Stony Top, Pratt Mountain
1Mount Watatic
Skatutakee Mountain
Bald Mountain
Crotched Mountain
Little Monadnock Mountain
Honey Hill
Fall Mountain
Mount Pisgah
Madame Sherri Forest
Mount Wantastiquet
Warwick Preserve
Monte Rosa, Mount Monadnock
DIFFICULT HIKES
Marlboro Trail, Mount Monadnock
Dublin Trail, Mount Monadnock
Pumpelly Trail, Mount Monadnock
Bald Rock, Mount Monadnock
List of Nonprofit Conservation and Recreation Organizations
References
Index

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