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AMC's Best Day Hikes near Boston, 2nd Edition

Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails in Eastern Massachusetts

Discover 60 of the best day hikes in the Boston area with this fully updated four-season guide from the Appalachian Mountain Club.

Author(s)

John S. Burk, Michael Tougias

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Discover 60 of the best day hikes in the Boston area with this fully updated four-season guide from the Appalachian Mountain Club. Whether you are an outdoorsperson or visitor looking to explore the trails of the Greater Boston area and Cape Cod, this book is a must-have resource for shorter walks and day-long adventures. This new edition adds ten more hikes for beginner and intermediate hikers.

From the barrier beach on Plum Island, to close-in hikes in the Middlesex Fells and Blue Hills, to quiet walks on the South Shore and Cape Cod, this guide offers a variety of trails for all ability levels and interests. An at-a-glance chart highlights the best hikes near public transportation, for kids, and for winter snowshoeing and skiing.

Inside You'll Find:
60 of the best day hikes in greater Boston and Cape Cod for all levels
GPS coordinates to all trailheads
Locator Map and "At-a-Glance Trip Planner" for easy planning
Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights
Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each trail
Hiking and safety tips, including advice on what to carry in your pack
Essays about the flora, fauna, and historic landmarks of eastern Massachusetts

Additional Information

Author John S. Burk, Michael Tougias
About the Author

Michael Tougias is an expert on the wild places of Massachusetts, and has authored many books about New England, including River Days and Autumn Trails.

John S. Burk is a freelance writer and photographer and editor of the AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide.

Region Massachusetts, Southern New England
Activity Hiking
Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Edition 2nd Edition (April 12, 2011)
Format Paperback
Dimensions 9 x 6 x 0.9 inches, 288 pages
ISBN-13 9781934028476

About the Author

Michael Tougias is an expert on the wild places of Massachusetts, and has authored many books about New England, including River Days and Autumn Trails.

John S. Burk is a freelance writer and photographer and editor of the AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide.