AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Washington, D.C.: Four-season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in Maryland, Virginia, and the Nation's Capital

AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Washington, D.C.: Four-season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in Maryland, Virginia, and the Nation's Capital

by Beth Homicz, Annie Eddy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628420371
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date: 04/04/2017
Series: AMC's Best Day Hikes Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 788,419
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Beth Homicz qualified for her Washington, D.C. professional tour guide license in 1994. For seventeen seasons, she led some 15,000 visitors on lively, memorable adventures through the nation’s capital and the East Coast’s cultural and historical sights.
Annie Eddy is a freelance writer and hiking enthusiast living in the Baltimore–Washington, D.C., metro area. After graduating from Williams College, she relocated to Baltimore. Her professional pursuits include blogging for Impact Design Hub, a media platform for designers working for social change, and assisting in the planning, marketing, and running of the annual “Writing from Nature” workshop.

Table of Contents

Locator MapContentsAt a Glance Trip PlannerAcknowledgementsIntroductionHow to Use this BookTrip Safety and Planning
Maryland1. Patuxent River State Park2. Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary3. Calvert Cliffs State Park4. Cedarville State Forest5. American Chestnut Lands Trust6. Seneca Creek State Park—Clopper Lake 7. McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area [REPLACE]8. Watkins Regional Park (Wetland Trail and Old Maryland Farm Path)9. Cosca Regional Park (Lake Trail)10. Patuxent Research Refuge (South Tract: Loop, Goose Pond, and Cash Lake Trails)11. Piscataway National Park—Accokeek Foundation12. Greenbelt Park13. Lake Artemesia and the Northeast Branch Trail14. Catoctin Mountain Park and Cunningham Falls State Park15. Antietam National Battlefield 16. Sugarloaf Mountain17. Black Hill Regional Park 18. Matthew Henson Trail19. Capital Crescent Trail (Elm Street Park, Bethesda to Aqueduct Arch, Georgetown)20. Billy Goat Trail at Great Falls21. Woodstock Equestrian Park (Straight Shot Trail and Field’s Edge Loop)22. Little Bennett Regional Park23. Patapsco Valley State Park24. Greenwell State Park
Washington DC25. Theodore Roosevelt Island and Potomac Heritage Trail26. Potomac River: Georgetown to Lincoln Memorial27. National Arboretum28. Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens 29. Rock Creek Park30. Around Georgetown31. East Potomac Park and Hains Point32. The National Mall
Virginia33. Prince William Forest Park34. Sky Meadows State Park35. Mason Neck State Park36. Leesylvania State Park37. Bull Run Mountains Natural Area38. G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area39. Riverbend Park and Great Falls Park 40. Huntley Meadows Park41. Fraser Preserve (Blue Trail) 42. Wildcat Mountain Natural Area 43. Washington & Old Dominion Trail and Cross Country Trail 44. Bull Run (Occoquan Trail)45. Scotts Run Nature Preserve46. Mount Vernon Trail—Fort Hunt Park to Mount Vernon47. Old Rag48. Harpers Ferry to Maryland Heights 49. Manassas National Battlefield Park50. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Appendix: Further ReadingIndexAbout the AuthorAppalachian Mountain ClubAbout AMC near Washington DC

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