Item description for Discover the Berkshires of Massachusetts: AMC Guide to the Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling by Charles W. G. Smith...
Just a few hours from both Boston and New York City are the Berkshires, a beautiful and accessible oasis for outdoor adventurers. Its trails, lakes, and rivers offer recreational opportunities for everyone. Ideal for residents and visitors alike, Discover the Berkshires of Massachusetts details more than 40 of the best hikes, mountain bike trails, and paddles in the region. From short, one-hour excursions to day-long adventures, this three-in-one guide leads explorers to the summit of Mount Greylock, along wooded bike trails in Granville State Forest, along the quiet shores of the Thousand Acre Swamp, and much more. Special features include: *hiking, biking, and paddling trips *estimated time, distance, and level of difficulty for each trip *sidebars on natural features, local history, and wildlife *detailed driving instruction for each trip *quick-reference chart for selecting the perfect trip *extensive lists of resources, outfitters, and campgrounds *detailed in-text maps for each trip
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2003
Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books
ISBN 1929173350 ISBN13 9781929173358 UPC 652932173354
Availability 0 units.
More About Charles W. G. Smith
Charles W. G. Smith, formerly the Natural History Editor at Storey Communications, is the author of several books on topics ranging from gardening to backpacking. He lives in Massachusetts. Frank Kaczmarek is a professional biologist whose nature photographs have appeared in numerous magazines, calendars, and books. He currently resides in Oakdale, Connecticut.
Charles W. G. Smith currently resides in the state of Massachusetts.