Weekend Walks in Dutchess and Putnum Counties

Weekend Walks in Dutchess and Putnum Counties

A Guide to History & Nature in the Eastern Hudson Valley

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A gentle hiking guide to the region's natural areas.

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From ancient Brace Mountain in Taconic State Park in the north to the historically rich Hudson Highlands in the south, renowned naturalist Peggy Turco guides walkers and hikers on more than 35 naturally and historically rich walks throughout the eastern shore of the Hudson Valley. This second edition provides up-to-date listings and descriptions of all the new and exciting natural and historic areas with trails to walk and explore. Includes the Hudson Highlands; the newly expanded Fahnestock State Park, now the fifth largest park in the state; the mansions and estates of Millionaire's Row along the Hudson River's bank; the secret spots of the Harlem Valley; and all the parks of the inland hills, including two new state forests. The trails described here also include access directions, easy-to-read maps, mileage and time, clear trail directions, natural highlights, and regional history. 30 black & white photographs, 38 maps, index.

Publisher: Woodstock, VT : Countryman Press, [2005]
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780881506235
0881506230
Branch Call Number: 917.473 TURCO
Characteristics: 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Dutchess and Putnam counties
Notes: Revised edition of: Walks & rambles in Dutchess and Putnam Counties. Woodstock, Vt. : Backcountry Publications, c1990

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