Hiking Massachusetts

Hiking Massachusetts

by Benjamin Ames

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762707614
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 07/01/2002
Series: State Hiking Guides Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Writer and outdoorsman, Benjamin Ames is a former newspaper reporter and a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsv
Hike Locator Mapix
How to Use This Bookx
Map Legendxi
How to Use These Mapsxii
Introduction1
Massachusetts Weather1
Flora and Fauna1
Wilderness Restrictions/Regulations2
Southeast Massachusetts
Section Overview4
1.Freetown/Fall River State Forest8
2.Massasoit State Park14
3.Borderland State Park18
4.Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary22
5.Norris Reservation26
6.Blue Hills Reservation30
7.Rocky Woods Reservation36
8.Noanet Woodlands Reservation40
Northeast Massachusetts
Section Overview44
9.Ward Reservation48
10.Boxford State Forest52
11.Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary56
12.Bradley Palmer State Park62
13.Ravenswood Park66
14.Weir Hill Reservation70
15.Maudslay State Park76
Central Massachusetts
Section Overview82
16.Mount Grace State Forest86
17.Brooks Woodland Preserve90
18.Wachusett Mountain State Reservation96
19.Mount Pisgah, Northborough Conservation Lands100
20.Upton State Forest104
21.Douglas State Forest108
Western Massachusetts
Section Overview114
22.Robinson State Park118
23.Rattlesnake Knob122
24.Skinner State Park128
25.Chester-Blandford State Forest132
26.October Mountain State Forest136
27.Pittsfield State Forest140
28.Savoy Mountain State Forest146
29.Mohawk Trail State Forest152
30.Monroe State Forest156
Midstate Trail
Section Overview162
31.Midstate Trail Northbound Day One164
32.Midstate Trail Northbound Day Two166
33.Midstate Trail Northbound Day Three169
34.Midstate Trail Northbound Day Four172
35.Midstate Trail Northbound Day Five176
36.Midstate Trail Northbound Day Six179
37.Midstate Trail Northbound Day Seven182
38.Midstate Trail Northbound Day Eight188
39.Midstate Trail Northbound Day Nine192
The Art of Hiking
Getting into Shape198
Preparedness199
First Aid201
Navigation204
Trip Planning206
Equipment206
Hiking with Children210
Hiking with Your Dog212
Meet the Author215

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