Outdoor Escapes Washington D.C. Guide Book

by Kevin J. Carnahan (Falcon Guides)
Outdoor Escapes Washington DC  by Kevin J. Carnahan

240pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762730560

Outdoor Escapes Washington, D.C. is your one-stop resource for information on the best outdoor adventures in the District of Columbia, northern Virginia, and Maryland. From hiking and mountain biking to ice-skating and paragliding, this guide points you to dozens of outdoor sports and activities all within easy driving distance of the capital. Inside you’ll find: • An introduction to the multiuse trails in the local area • Maps of the National Mall, trail areas, and directions • Listings of outdoor cultural activities and attractions • Ideas for family-friendly outdoor fun, from jousting tournaments to canal boat rides • A year-round calendar of outdoor events, including Frisbee festivals and marathons • Trail contacts, clubs and associations, schools and guides, and much more With Outdoor Escapes Washington, D.C. as a guide, residents and travelers alike can explore the many and varied opportunities for outdoor recreation that the city and its environs have to offer.

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Trails from the "Outdoor Escapes Washington D.C." Guide Book
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... Preview: Unlike many cities around the country,Washington,D.C.’s business districts and community living are located in close proximity.There are short distances between business, shopping, and homes—which mak ... From the guidebook "Outdoor Escapes Washington D.C."
, DC - Mountain Biking
... Preview: Bird-watching can bring a lifetime of enjoyment and can be done by people of all ages. Whether you’re taking nature walks through the woods, mountains, or downtown D.C., you’ll find the greater capita ... From the guidebook "Outdoor Escapes Washington D.C."
, DC - Birding
... Preview: Climbing has a lot to offer. There probably isn’t another sport out there that demands such a combination of physical and mental awareness—and you have to be in shape for both to climb well. As you cl ... From the guidebook "Outdoor Escapes Washington D.C."
, DC - Climbing
... Preview: A lot goes on along the Washington, D.C., waterways.There are sailboats, canoes, outrigger canoes, kayaks, shells (boats for rowing), and canal boats—as well as the many motorized leisure craft, workb ... From the guidebook "Outdoor Escapes Washington D.C."
, DC - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Running is a grea way to get into shape and stay in shape, whether you head out on your own or join a running club. Many people run in their own neighborhoods, but you might like to try one of the man ... From the guidebook "Outdoor Escapes Washington D.C."
, DC - Trail Running
... Preview: When L.L. Bean starts selling snowboards, you know the sport has gone mainstream. Snowboarding became an Olympic event in 1998—one day some of those punk kids sitting down in the middle of the slopes ... From the guidebook "Outdoor Escapes Washington D.C."
, DC - Ski Resorts
... Preview: In centuries past, trails took people from the rural countryside into the towns and marketplaces. Now we use trails to help us escape from the urban life and take us back to nature.Walkers, runners, b ... From the guidebook "Outdoor Escapes Washington D.C."
, DC - Walking
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