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AMC's Best Day Hikes in Connecticut, 2nd Edition

Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails from the Highlands to the Coast

High peaks with long views, lush nature sanctuaries, scenic stretches of the Appalachian Trail, and cliffs with rugged, rocky scrambles the state of Connecticut offers an amazing variety of day hikes for beginner and experienced hikers alike.

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Charles W. G. Smith, René Laubach

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High peaks with long views, lush nature sanctuaries, scenic stretches of the Appalachian Trail, and cliffs with rugged, rocky scrambles the state of Connecticut offers an amazing variety of day hikes for beginner and experienced hikers alike. This information-packed guide from the outdoor experts at the Appalachian Mountain Club has been thoroughly revised and carefully updated, offering fifty of the states best trips, from a trek to the top of Bear Mountain in the northwest hills, to caves and riverside walks in the central region, to enchanting shoreline hikes along the Atlantic. Each trip features detailed descriptions, with new photographs and maps, and the addition of GPS coordinates, fun did-you-know facts, and information about nearby amenities. An at-a-glance chart highlights the best hikes for kids or for dogs, and those for winter snowshoeing and skiing. Co-written by experts on outdoor recreation and natural history, this book offers readers delightful recommendations for outdoor experiences in all seasons.

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Author Charles W. G. Smith, René Laubach
About the Author

René Laubach is the director of the Massachusetts Audubon Society’s wildlife sanctuaries, where he has led tours to Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, the American Southwest, the Great Plains, and the Mid-Atlantic states. He is the author of six natural history books, as well as Nature Walks in Connecticut and AMC’s Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires. He lives in Becket, Massachusetts.

Charles Smith is an award-winning writer raised in Cheshire, Connecticut, where he learned to love the outdoors. Smith attended the University of Connecticut and earned his degree in environmental horticulture. He has authored or co-authored eleven books and many articles on natural history, outdoor recreation, and gardening. Smith has lectured at the American Museum of Natural History, and was named conservationist of the year by the Housatonic Valley Association. He lives in Sharon, Connecticut, with his wife and children.

Region Connecticut, Southern New England
Activity Hiking
Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Edition 2nd Edition (March 19, 2013)
Format Paperback
Dimensions 0.9 x 6.3 x 9.8 inches, 320 pages
ISBN-13 9781934028773

About the Author

René Laubach is the director of the Massachusetts Audubon Society’s wildlife sanctuaries, where he has led tours to Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, the American Southwest, the Great Plains, and the Mid-Atlantic states. He is the author of six natural history books, as well as Nature Walks in Connecticut and AMC’s Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires. He lives in Becket, Massachusetts.

Charles Smith is an award-winning writer raised in Cheshire, Connecticut, where he learned to love the outdoors. Smith attended the University of Connecticut and earned his degree in environmental horticulture. He has authored or co-authored eleven books and many articles on natural history, outdoor recreation, and gardening. Smith has lectured at the American Museum of Natural History, and was named conservationist of the year by the Housatonic Valley Association. He lives in Sharon, Connecticut, with his wife and children.