Thanks to conservationists and outdoor enthusiasts, Boston-area hiking opportunities are vast and abundant. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Boston guides hikers on routes trodden by the likes of Wampanoag warrior King Phillip and his colonial adversaries, Concord's Henry David Thoreau, Mason Walton - the hermit of Ravenswood, and countless farmers and tradespeople who have walked this historic land since the country's founding.With helpful list of hikes in the front of the book for special interests — best hikes for children, scenic hikes, hikes good for wildlife viewing or seeing waterfalls, best hikes with historic sites and more — hikers of all skill levels can find their perfect hike. Expertly drawn trail maps and trail profiles complement the detailed trail descriptions and useful at-a-glance information.
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