60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City: Including Northern New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, and Western Long Island

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Describes 60 trails suitable for hikers of all ability levels within a hours drive of NYC; trails range from one mile to more than 12 miles. Hiking Recommendations list at the front of the guide separate hikes into different categories like Historic and Ruins Trails and Solitudinous Hikes so you can pick a trail at a glance.
2008, second edition, 366 pages. 9 x 6 x 0.75 in..

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With so many superb trails in the New York City area, planning a hike can be a frustrating endeavor, but with this newly revised and updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City finding the right trail is a snap. From secluded woods and sun-struck seashores, to lowland swamps and rock-strewn mountain tops, these hikes showcase Paleolithic rock shelters, ruins from the Revolutionary and Civil War periods, a bat cave, ghostly ruins, and much, much more.

Unbounded by state lines, the trails awaiting hikers in the updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City include a meandering ascent of Jenny Jump Mountain in Hope, New Jersey, a deep exploration of Trout Brook Valley near Weston, and a scenic section of the Appalachian Trail that runs by Fitzgerald Falls in New York. Packed with valuable tips and humorous observations, the guide prepares both novices and veterans for the outdoors and includes all the information hikers need to get the most out of the trails, including: Driving directions and GPS coordinates for all 60 trailheads to take the guesswork out of the trip.