Weekend Walks along the New England Coast: Exploring the Coast from Connecticut to Maine

Weekend Walks along the New England Coast: Exploring the Coast from Connecticut to Maine

by John Gibson

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Overview

A guide to more than 40 walks and hikes along the New England coast.


No matter where you live in coastal New England, attractive walking routes await. Wind-shaped dunes, tidal estuaries, dramatic mountains, old saltwater farmsall are within a few hours' drive. Even near the urban centers, foot travelers can enjoy wildlife preserves and parks. In Weekend Walks Along the New England Coast John Gibson presents his selection of the best foot trails in New England's coastal region. Walks include:

Devil's Den Preserve in Weston, Connecticut

Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge in South Kingston, Rhode Island

Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts

Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, New Hampshire

Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, Maine

Well illustrated with 44 maps and 35 b/w photographs, this guidebook invites you to rediscover the world beyond the pavement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780881505689
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 02/28/2003
Series: Weekend Walks Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Writer and outdoorsman John Gibson has been hiking the hills of Maine and northern New England for more than forty years. He is the author of 50 Hikes in Coastal & Inland Maine, Weekend Walks Along the New England Coast, Walking the Maine Coast, Maine's Most Scenic Roads, and Go Light. He lives in Hallowell, Maine.

Table of Contents

Introduction9
I.Connecticut
1Lucius Pond Ordway Preserve (Devil's Den), Weston21
2Milford Point Sanctuary, Milford25
3Westwoods Preserve, Guilford29
4Bluff Head, North Guilford34
5Bluff Point State Park, Groton38
6Barn Island Wildlife Area, Stonington42
II.Rhode Island
7Napatree Point, Watch Hill49
8Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge, Charlestown54
9Burlingame State Park, Charlestown59
10Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge, South Kingstown64
11Great Swamp Management Area, West Kingston69
12Norman Bird Sanctuary, Middletown74
13Ruecker Wildlife Refuge, Tiverton79
III.Massachusetts
14Lowell Holly Reservation, Mashpee87
15Nickerson State Park, Cliff Pond Trail, Brewster91
16Cape Cod National Seashore, Fort Hill Trail, Eastham96
17Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Marsh Trail, Eastham102
18Cape Cod National Seashore, The Provincelands, Provincetown107
19Albert Norris Reservation, Norwell113
20World's End Reservation, Hingham118
21Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield124
22Old Town Hill, Newbury130
23Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Newburyport135
24Bar Head, Plum Island State Reservation, Newburyport141
IV.New Hampshire
25Odiorne Point State Park, Rye149
26Fort Constitution and Great Island Common, Newcastle156
V.Maine
27Mount Agamenticus, York163
28Long Island, Casco Bay, Portland169
29Fore River Sanctuary, Portland175
30Gilsland Farm Sanctuary, Falmouth180
31Mast Landing Sanctuary, Freeport185
32Wolf Neck Woods State Park, Freeport191
33Josephine Newman Sanctuary, Georgetown197
34Montsweag Preserve, Woolwich204
35Fernald's Neck, Camden210
36Mount Megunticook, Camden215
37Crockett Cove Woods, Stonington220
38Blagden Preserve, Indian Point, Mount Desert Island225
39Eagle Cliffs and Saint Sauveur Mountain, Mount Desert Island230
40Dorr Mountain and Cadillac Mountain, Mount Desert Island235
41Ship Harbor Nature Trail, Mount Desert Island241
42Schoodic Head, Winter Harbor246
43Petit Manan Point, Steuben251
44West Quoddy Head, Lubec256
Index261

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