New trails have been established and old trails rediscovered, making the hikes in San Diego and the surrounding areas better than ever. Based on the author's own research, this handy guide introduces area residents and visitors to nearly two dozen of the best easy day hikes. Filled with detailed descriptions of each trail, Easy Hikes Close to Home: San Diego helps novice hikers discover their choices with clear maps and concise at-a-glance information highlighting details such as location, access, directions, distances, and scenery.
About the Author
In addition to writing about nature and the outdoors (in 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: San Diego and Day&Overnight Hikes: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park), McGregor holds a bachelor's degree in psychology, has published two novels, and writes about a variety of subjects. From psychology and fitness to travel and home decor, her nonfiction articles, essays, and short fiction have appeared in themed anthologies, a supplemental textbook, and national/international publications, including The Washington Post, Salon.com, Reader's Digest Publications, LA Parent, InfoWeek, Sunset publications, and San Jose Magazine. On local television and around town, McGregor enjoys speaking about hiking and nature, and their positive influence on physical and mental health. For more information, see McGregor's Web site: www.SanDiegoHikes.com.