Hiking North Carolina

Author: Randy Johnson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493014859
Release Date: 2016-01-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

From the Great Smokies and the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Piedmont and the Outer Banks, this thoroughly updated and revised guide features more than 200 hiking trails in all regions of the state.

100 Classic Hikes in North Carolina

Author: Joe Miller
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594852596
Release Date: 2007-10-09
Genre: Sports & Recreation

CLICK HERE to download two free hikes — "Cedar Rock Trail" and "Crowders Mountain" — from 100 Classic Hikes in North Carolina * Each of these North Carolina hikes is the cream-of-the-crop * Full-color topographical maps, elevation profiles, and over 100 stunning trail photographs * Trails-at-a-Glance chart to help find the hikes you want quickly and easily * Includes info on North Carolina public lands acquisition and regulations North Carolina is the ideal hiking state: dramatic mountain trails in the Southern Appalachians, lots of rolling trails near high population centers in the Piedmont, diverse hikes that few people know about on the Coastal Plain. The varied climates of the state make for a wide array of hiking opportunities, sure to provide some favorites for everyone. Whether you thrive off of an intense heart-pounding climb with a sweeping vista as a reward or prefer a smoother terrain filled with interesting historical tidbits, there is a classic hike for you.

North Carolina Hiking Trails

Author: Allen De Hart
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1929173474
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Now completely revised and updated, North Carolina Hiking Trails is the most comprehensive guide available to the trails of the Old North State.

Hiking Georgia 3rd

Author: Donald Pfitzer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762797448
Release Date: 2006-09-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Hiking Georgia features more than one hundred trails from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Piedmont and Coastal Plain. It also includes easy one-hour strolls along quiet nature trails, a trek along 80 miles of the Appalachian Trail, and medium-distance trails that suit many hikers.

The Mountains to Sea Trail Across North Carolina

Author: Danny Bernstein
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9781614238751
Release Date: 2013-02-19
Genre: Travel

The Mountains-to-Sea Trail shows off the most spectacular, historic and quirky elements of the North Carolina landscape. Stretching one thousand miles from Clingmans Dome in the Smokies to Jockey's Ridge State Park in the Outer Banks, the route takes in Fraser fir trees and pelicans, old grist and textile mills, working cotton and tobacco farms, Revolutionary War sites and two British cemeteries complete with Union Jacks. The trail is half on footpaths and half on back roads, offering experiences not only in nature but also in small towns, at historic monuments, in family cemeteries and in local shops. Author Danny Bernstein has taken it all in and shares her knowledge for those who might follow in her footsteps.

Hiking South Carolina

Author: Josh Kinser
Publisher: FalconGuides
ISBN: 0762783079
Release Date: 2013-12-17
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Hiking South Carolina covers the best hiking throughout the entire state. This book has the reader traversing from the mountains to the sea in one of the most beautiful and diverse states in the US. No matter where you are in the state, it is likely that this book will have a trail for you to explore nearby. Detailed maps and trail descriptions make navigating these wonderful trails easy, and interesting information about the environment and history of each trail gives hikers a unique insight into the trail that they are exploring.

Best Dog Hikes North Carolina

Author: Melissa Watson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493018567
Release Date: 2016-06-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This guidebook reveals a collection of sixty of the best dog friendly hiking trails in North Carolina. From mountain views to the coveted coast, there’s a trail for you and your trusty companions. Your pups will frolic, swim, play, explore, and enjoy every step of the way. Throughout are full-color photos and maps, helpful tips, and tailored hike specs with information on leash requirements, trail surface, other trail users, and more. You’ll also find important advice about hiking with dogs and preparation before you hit the trail. Grab the leash, don your pack, and get ready for an adventure that will have tails wagging for days to come.

Hiking Waterfalls in Georgia and South Carolina

Author: Melissa Watson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762777051
Release Date: 2011-09-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The mountains of Georgia and South Carolina are renowned for beautiful waterfalls. Hiking Waterfalls in Georgia and South Carolina includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for more than 60 of the most scenic waterfall hikes in the states—many of them along the mountainous border between the two states, within easy access of each other. Hike descriptions also include history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates. This book is an ideal complement to the popular FalconGuides Hiking South Carolina and Hiking Georgia, with minimal overlapping content.

Camping North Carolina

Author: Melissa Watson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762793488
Release Date: 2013-04-16
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Camping North Carolina provides useful information about public campgrounds in the state of North Carolina. Within each of the campground listings is vital information on location, road conditions, fees, reservations, dates of operation, available facilities, and recreational activities. You will also find many fun and exciting things to do in the surrounding areas of each campground, from hang gliding on the Outer Banks to zip lining in the mountains, watching the wild mustangs run on the beach, or simply sitting by a waterfall. Also included is helpful information about camping basics and etiquette, camping with children, and the state's diverse and abundant wildlife. Pack up the tent, load the RV, and hit the road. With this guide in hand, North Carolina is yours to explore.

Travels of William Bartram

Author: William Bartram
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486138664
Release Date: 2012-04-30
Genre: Nature

First inexpensive, illustrated edition of early classic on American geography, plants, Indians, wildlife, early settlers. Influenced Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Chateaubriand. "A book of extraordinary beauty." — The New York Times. 13 illustrations.

Grandfather Mountain

Author: Randy Johnson
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 9781469627007
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre: Nature

With its prominent profile recognizable for miles around and featuring vistas among the most beloved in the Appalachians, North Carolina's Grandfather Mountain is many things to many people: an easily recognized landmark along the Blue Ridge Parkway, a popular tourist destination, a site of annual Highland Games, and an internationally recognized nature preserve. In this definitive book on Grandfather, Randy Johnson guides readers on a journey through the mountain's history, from its geological beginnings millennia ago and the early days of exploration to its role in regional development and eventual establishment as a North Carolina state park. Along the way, he shows how Grandfather has changed, and has been changed by, the people of western North Carolina and beyond. To tell the full natural and human story, Johnson draws not only on historical sources but on his rich personal experience working closely on the mountain alongside Hugh Morton and others. The result is a unique and personal telling of Grandfather's lasting significance. The book includes more than 200 historical and contemporary photographs, maps, and a practical guide to hiking the extensive trails, appreciating key plant and animal species and photographing the natural wonder that is Grandfather.

Hiking North Carolina s Blue Ridge Heritage

Author: Danny Bernstein
Publisher: Milestone PressInc
ISBN: 1889596213
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Most hikers know that western North Carolina is a superb hiking destination. In her second hiking guidebook, Danny Bernstein covers 66 of the best hikes in the North Carolina Blue Ridge, woven through with historical anecdotes to deepen a hiker's understanding of the region. From Stone Mountain's history of moonshine and NASCAR to the mystery of Rumbling Bald, used as the basis for Jules Verne's 1904 novel, "Master of the World," nearly every hike has its own story to tell. Each entry includes clear maps, complete driving and hiking directions, distance and trail highlights, elevation gain, related books and movies, photos, and much more.