THE TRI-CITIES ARE A HIKER’S NIRVANA. Encompassing the Cherokee, Jefferson, and Pisgah National Forests, this region features hundreds of miles of trails to explore. Plus, state parks preserve special and historic places to visit via their pathways, and urban parks provide quick, easy nature escapes. And don’t forget about the Appalachian Trail, the most heralded and hiked footpath in our country, which curves within range of the Tri-Cities for nearly 70 miles and enhances the stature and quality of area hikes. From convenient suburban greenways to wilderness treks of 6,000 feet in elevation, the wide variety of trails in this guide will suit any hiker’s mood and ability. Without this book you might miss the hidden hiking treasures of the TriCities. But with the expert guidance of author and local resident Johnny Molloy, you’ll discover 40 of the region’s best hikes. Molloy’s vivid hike descriptions give insight to the history, fl ora, and fauna of the routes, and his concise, accurate
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Trails from the "Five-Star Trails: Tri-Cities of Tennessee and Virginia" Guide Book