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Weekend Walks in Dutchess and Putnam Counties: A Guide to History and Nature in the Eastern Hudson Valley
     

Weekend Walks in Dutchess and Putnam Counties: A Guide to History and Nature in the Eastern Hudson Valley

by Peggy Turco
 
A gentle hiking guide to the region's natural areas.
From ancient Brace Mountain in Taconic State Park in the north to the historically rich Hudson Highlands in the south, renowned naturalist Peggy Turco guides walkers and hikers on more than 35 naturally and historically rich walks throughout the eastern shore of the Hudson Valley. This second edition provides

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A gentle hiking guide to the region's natural areas.
From ancient Brace Mountain in Taconic State Park in the north to the historically rich Hudson Highlands in the south, renowned naturalist Peggy Turco guides walkers and hikers on more than 35 naturally and historically rich walks throughout the eastern shore of the Hudson Valley. This second edition provides up-to-date listings and descriptions of all the new and exciting natural and historic areas with trails to walk and explore. Includes the Hudson Highlands; the newly expanded Fahnestock State Park, now the fifth largest park in the state; the mansions and estates of Millionaire's Row along the Hudson River's bank; the secret spots of the Harlem Valley; and all the parks of the inland hills, including two new state forests. The trails described here also include access directions, easy-to-read maps, mileage and time, clear trail directions, natural highlights, and regional history. 30 black & white photographs, 38 maps, index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881506235
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
05/03/2005
Series:
Weekend Walks Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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