9781634040662

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia From Urban Jaunts to Hardcore Hikes

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  • ISBN13:

    9781634040662

  • ISBN10:

    163404066X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/11/2017
  • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
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Summary

Where in the world did George Washington really sleep? Where is the best place to see the hawk migration or to admire the mighty Delaware? Where should you take your family, bring a date, geocache, or connect with nature? Find the answers in 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia by local hiking expert and author Lori Litchman. This guide not only provides obscure and unknown trails, but it also includes in-depth information regarding the history, flora, and fauna of the most outstanding day escapes in the greater Philadelphia area.

Each hike description features:
Key information on length, hiking time, difficulty, configuration, scenery, traffic, trail surface, and accessibility
Information on the history and natural history of the areas the hikes pass through
A detailed trail map and elevation profile
Clear directions to the trailhead and trailhead GPS data
Tips on nearby activities

Whether you are a local looking for new places to explore, or a visitor in the area for business or pleasure, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia will provide plenty of options for outings lasting a full day to a couple of hours, all within about an hour's drive of Philadelphia and the surrounding communities.

Author Biography

Lori Litchman is a lifelong Pennsylvanian. Lori grew up near coal country in the Pocono Mountains before making Philadelphia her home, but she’s lived in Philadelphia long enough to consider herself a native. She’s an outdoors enthusiast who loves to hike and kayak. When Lori's not writing, she's usually teaching English to non-native speakers. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Dave Tavani, and their basset hound, Elwood.

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