by Rene Laubach & Charles W. G. Smith (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
Discover 50 of Connecticut's most spectacular trails, from short nature walks to long day hikes that reward with magnificent views. Ideal for families, natures lovers, and hiking enthusiasts, this guide leads explorers through the state's varied and scenic natural areas, from a riverside stroll along the Appalachian Trail to a more strenuous trek to the top of Bear Mountain, the state's highest peak. Each trip description includes a detailed map and a summary of the trip time, distance, and difficulty. You'll also find information about whether the trail is good for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, and special "Nature Notes" that describe the abundant flora and fauna you might encounter. From short family walks and day-long adventures to afternoon snowshoe treks, this guide is an essential four-season reference for locals and visitors alike.
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