From Mount Greylock in the Berkshires to the Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts boasts a stunning variety of hiking trails. This eleventh edition of the Appalachian Mountain Club's comprehensive and trusted trail guide provides all the information you will need to navigate more than 400 of these trails, whether you're a seasoned hiker seeking out a new adventure or a someone looking for a family-friendly outing. With driving directions to trailheads, elevation gain and mileage, detailed descriptions of each trail, and suggested trips for every ability level, this guide includes all the information that readers have come to expect from the Appalachian Mountain Club. A pull-out map features four of the state's most hiker-friendly public trail networks, including Mount Greylock Reservation and the Mount Holyoke Range, while in-text maps display additional popular hiking trails across Massachusetts. Whether you are planning a close-to-home day hike or a backpacking excursion on the Appalachian Trail, this essential guide should be in every Bay State trekker's library. ALSO AVAILABLEAMC's Best Day Hikes Near Boston by John S. BurkISBN-13: 978-1-934028-47-6 AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires, 3e by Ren Laubach and John S. BurkISBN-13: 978-1-628421-21-7 AMC'S Best Backpacking in New England, 2e by Matt HeidISBN-13: 978-1-934028-90-2.
About the Author
John S. Burk is an outdoor writer, photographer, and historian from central Massachusetts. His other books include AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires, AMC's Best Day Hikes in Central Massachusetts, and AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Boston.