It’s Time to Take a Hike in Salt Lake City, Utah! The best way to experience Salt Lake City is by hiking it! Get outdoors with author Greg Witt, with the new full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body. You’ll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of the city’s best hikes! Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where you’re going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Whether you’re a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from Salt Lake City and the surrounding communities.
With more than 4 million people, the Phoenix metropolitan area is one of the country's largest. Surprisingly, it's also one of the most diverse and dramatic for hikers, with scenic destinations ranging from area parks, greenbelts, and preserves to high and low deserts and breathtaking mountains. This easy-to-use guide features the best scenic day hikes, determined by author Charles Liu using state-of-the-art GPS technology. These hikes are geared to every skill level, whether it's a comfortable stroll for the family or a tricky trek for the more fearless hiker. Stretching from Hidden Valley to the south to the Superstition Wilderness to the north, the book contains clear trail maps and profiles complemented by detailed descriptions and useful at-a-glance information. All roughly within an hour's drive of the Valley of the Sun, the trails highlighted in this updated edition begin right inside the city limits with popular Camelback Mountain.
Utah’s five national parks—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks, veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both “must see” and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, quickly helping readers identify the hikes and sights, making the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment. Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient. Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip. Even avid hikers and experienced desert explorers will find new insights and discoveries as Witt’s interesting and approachable style details the geologic forces that created this landscape. He brings to life the human history—prehistoric cliff-dwellers, native tribes, ranchers, farmers, loggers, miners, and outlaws—that adds to the color of the Colorado Plateau where these five parks are set.
Focusing on hikes close to the metropolitan area, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cleveland by Diane Stresing provides the information needed to choose the perfect day hike, along with maps, directions, driving times, and a wealth of trail details. Residents and visitors-in-the-know appreciate the many outdoor recreational opportunities this "All American City" has to offer. With new hikes and updated text and maps, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cleveland points hikers to the best outdoor trails and rambles within easy reach of the city. Choose from hikes such as Fork Hill Earthworks, which features Native American ceremonial grounds, and the remains of a prehistoric "monster". A former golf course now offers scenic hiking paths at Orchard Hills, and bird-watchers will enjoy a trip to Towner's Woods or Bath Nature Preserve. Every trail offers a unique glimpse of the region, from city sidewalks to rustic footpaths.
Anyone who believes there is no quality hiking near the "Music City" will be singing a different tune when they pick up 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville. From exploring old Confederate earthworks in the cedar glades of Stones River National Battlefield to walking through a man-made tunnel beside the Harpeth River, outdoor enthusiasts will have plenty of hikes to choose from throughout middle Tennessee.
Presents descriptions of over one hundred historic sites in the continental United States, highlighting the top ten destinations for family visits; each with information on the location, significance, and main attractions of the site.
Divided into seven information-rich sections, this book is packed to the brim with fascinating facts, helpful tips and the details necessary for exploring this culturally diverse and visually dazzling state. Maps. Photos.