Explorer's Guide 50 Best Hikes in New England: Day Hikes from the Forested Lowlands to the White Mountains, Green Mountains, and more

Explorer's Guide 50 Best Hikes in New England: Day Hikes from the Forested Lowlands to the White Mountains, Green Mountains, and more

by Marty Basch

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No matter where you are in the great Northeast, there are bound to be excellent walking trails.


No matter where you are in the great Northeast, there are bound to be excellent walking trails. This collection of 50 of New England’s can’t-miss hikes takes you from the relatively flat lands and easy rambles of Rhode Island to prime hiking real estate in Connecticut; from challenging terrain in the Pioneer Valley and Berkshires of Massachusetts to breathtaking seaside treks in Maine’s Acadia National Park. Find great hikes to the heights of New Hampshire's White Mountains and over to the verdant Green Mountains of Vermont—all the best hikes in New England are no more than a few hours from each other, so you'll want to keep this guide close at hand.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581571950
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 06/02/2014
Series: Explorer's 50 Hikes Series
Pages: 254
Sales rank: 442,740
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Marty Basch is the author of seven books. He writes a long-running syndicated outdoor adventure column and contributes to several newspapers, magazines, and websites.

Table of Contents

Introduction 13

Rhode Island

1 Walkabout Trail 31

2 George B. Parker Woodland 35

3 Stepstone Falls 40

4 Mount Tom Trail and Cliffs 44

5 Breakheart Pond Loop 47

Connecticut

6 Mount Tom State Park Tower 65

7 Devil's Hopyard State Park 60

8 The Wolf Den at Mashamoquet Brook State Park 73

9 Cobble Mountain 89

10 Bear Mountain 73

Massachusetts

11 Monument Mountain 79

12 Northfield Mountain 83

13 Mount Tom State Reservation 88

14 Mount Toby 92

15 Mount Watatic 98

16 Pine Cobble 100

17 Wachusett Mountain 104

18 Alander Mountain 109

19 Mount Everett and Mount Race 114

20 Mount Greylock 119

New Hampshire

21 West Rattlesnake 125

22 Mount Willard 129

23 Welch-Dickey Loop 133

24 Bouider Loop 138

25 North and Middle Sugarloaf 142

26 Mount Chocorua 146

27 North Moat 150

28 Mount Eisenhower 154

29 Franconia Ridge 158

30 Mount Washington 162

Vermont

31 Mount Tom 169

32 White Rocks Overlook and Ice Beds Trail 173

33 Gile Mountain 177

34 Wheeler Mountain 180

35 Lye Brook Falls 184

36 Mount Ascutney 188

37 Mount Hunger 192

38 Okemo Mountain (Ludlow Mountain) 196

39 Camel's Hump 200

40 Mount Mansfield 204

Maine

41 Table Rock 211

42 Cadillac Mountain 215

43 The Bubbles 219

44 Pleasant Mountain 223

45 Tumbledown Pond 227

46 Old Speck 231

47 Blueberry and Speckled Mountains 235

48 South Turner Mountain 239

49 The Bigelows 243

50 Mount Katahdin 248

Resources 253

Bibliography 254

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