America's Great Hiking Trails

America's Great Hiking Trails

A hiker’s dream bucket list is embodied in this lavishly illustrated celebration of more than 50,000 miles of America’s most iconic trails, including Appalachian, Pacific Crest, Continental Divide, North Country, Ice Age, Potomac Heritage, Florida, Natchez Trace, Arizona, Pacific Northwest, New England, and more.

Celebrating the forty most important trails in America, this book takes the reader through forty-nine states and eight national parks. Literally tens of millions of tourists and hikers visit these trails each year, some of which wind through the country’s most scenic natural wonders and virtually every major ecosystem in America. Each featured trail has its own section, complete with a map and photo gallery, and the reader explores what makes it one of the most magnificent hiking experiences anywhere in the world. Trail histories accompany detailed hiker-friendly descriptions that highlight the most scenic spots, with suggestions for shorter weekend and day hikes. The stunning photographs take the reader on a visual adventure conducted by Bart Smith, the first person to hike all eleven National Scenic Trails from end to end.

America’s Great Hiking Trails is perfect for anyone interested in outdoor recreation and conservation.

America’s Great Hiking Trails
Written by Karen Berger
Foreword by Bill McKibben
Contributions by Partnership National Trail System
Photographed by Bart Smith

On Sale: September 2014
Publisher: Rizzoli
US Price: $50.00
ISBN: 978-0-7893-2741-3

Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780789327413

2 Comments

  1. ICT VINNY on February 8, 2020 at 11:17 am

    0:37 that is a scary looking hiking trail……..

  2. Karen Lee on February 8, 2020 at 11:40 am

    looking for a map of hiking trail USA

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