Trails With Tales

Trails With Tales

History Hikes Through the Capital Region, Saratoga, Berkshires, Catskills & Hudson Valley

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Thirty nature treks, selected for their natural, stand-alone beauty, are enhanced by tangible silhouettes of a fascinating past, from early Native Americans and Colonial settlers to the Industrial Revolution and Victorian-era grand hotels. Hike to waterfalls, mountains, escarpments, lakes, sculpted rocks, ponds, rivers, islands, caves, balanced rocks, geysers, and deep gorges while visiting the sites of famous battles of the Revolutionary War, ghostly industrial ruins, a Moorish-style castle, views and vistas made world-famous by Americafs greatest painters, vanished Shaker communities, great estates of the gGilded Age,h a working lighthouse, and gNew Yorkfs Mount Rushmore.h HIKES INCLUDE œ Starks Knob & Schuylerville Champlain Canal Towpath œ Saratoga National Historic Park œ Geyser Park œ Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve œ Peebles Island State Park œ Oakwood Cemetery œ Burden Pond Environmental Park œ Ann Lee Pond œ Indian Ladder œ Bennett Hill Preserve œ Clarksville Cave Preserve œ Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve œ Balanced Rocks œ Shaker Mountain œ No Bottom Pond œ Tyringham Cobble œ Ice Glen & Laurafs Tower œ Ashintully Estate & McLennan Preserve œ Vromanfs Nose œ Pratt Rock œ Lindenwald & Martin Van Buren Nature Trail œ Rogers Island œ Olana œ Montgomery Place œ Ravena Falls œ Hudson River School Art Trail œ Catskill Mountain House Escarpment œ Saugerties Lighthouse œ Overlook Mountain œ Sky Top & Mohonk Lake

Publisher: Hensonville, N.Y. : Black Dome Press, 2006
Edition: First edition paperback
ISBN: 9781883789480
1883789486
Branch Call Number: 917.4704 DUNN
Characteristics: 294 pages
Additional Contributors: Delaney, Barbara

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