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Best Hikes Near New York City will be a boon for those living in the metro area and a lifesaver for those hikers who are visiting. Covering forty of the best hikes within an hour's drive of New York, this guide offers something for every hiker-from easy nature walks to strenuous day hikes. Each featured hike includes a route description; at-a-glance data such as distance and difficulty level; thorough directions to the trailhead; directional cues; and a detailed, accurate trail map. Inside you'll find full-color photos and maps; information on approximate hiking times, canine compatibility, and fees and permits required; and sidebars on local lore, points of interest, and area wildlife.Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Near New York author Ben Keene details the best hikes within an hour's drive of the New York metro area perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find great outdoor activities close to home. Each featured hike includes detailed hike specs, a brief hike description, trailhead location, directional cues, and a detailed map.
- About The Author - writes about travel, craft beer, music, and outdoor recreation for a variety of publications including TimeOut New York, DRAFT magazine, World Hum, Transitions Abroad, Wend, Edible East End, and Rails to Trails. Formerly a touring musician and an atlas editor, he has appeared on National Public Radio, Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio, as well as other nationally syndicated programs to discuss geographic literacy.
- Pages - 248
- Publisher - Falcon Guides
- ISBN - 9780762761210
- Distance at a Glance
- Year - 2011
- Binding - Paper
- Edited By - Ben Keene
- 40 Best Hikes - Count em'
- Color photos, Route descriptions, trailheads directions, a map and GPS coordinates
- All in and around NYC
- Hikes in NY, NJ and CT
- Includes sections of the Appalachian Trail, Bear Mountain State Park, Fire Island National Seashore, Hudson Highlands State Park, Harriman State Park and more