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Nature Walks Central and Western Massachusetts, 2nd Edition

Revised and updated, this insider's guide includes 10 new hikes, and covers more than 50 scenic walks from Worcester County to the Pioneer Valley and beyond.

Author(s)

Michael Tougias, René Laubach

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Revised and updated, this insider's guide includes 10 new hikes, and covers more than 50 scenic walks from Worcester County to the Pioneer Valley and beyond. Whether you're a veteran hiker or new to the activity, Nature Walks in Central and Western Massachusetts, is an essential guide to beautiful outdoor rambles in this scenic part of the Bay State. With each hike there is a map, distance, estimated hiking time, elevation change and level of difficulty. Also included are natural sites, activities for children, sidebars on natural features along the trail, detailed driving instructions and a quick reference chart for selecting the perfect hike.

Additional Information

Author Michael Tougias, 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. Michael J. Tougias is the author of a number of books, including Overboard!, Finest Hours (with Casey Sherman), Fatal Forecast, and Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do. He is a sought-after lecturer who gives more than seventy presentations each year. He lives in Massachusetts.
Region Berkshires, Massachusetts
Activity Hiking, Walks
Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Edition 2nd Edition (June 1, 2000)
Format Paperback
Dimensions 0.7 x 5.9 x 8.8 inches, 288 pages
ISBN-13 9781878239952

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. Michael J. Tougias is the author of a number of books, including Overboard!, Finest Hours (with Casey Sherman), Fatal Forecast, and Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do. He is a sought-after lecturer who gives more than seventy presentations each year. He lives in Massachusetts.