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Houston (Falcon Guides Best Hikes Near)by Keith Stelter
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Take a Hike!
Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike?
Here are thirty-four of the best hikes within an hours drive of metropolitan Houston, Texas—from wooded nature sanctuaries to cypress swamps and bayous, many of them ideal for viewing native and migratory bird species all year-round. Whether youre in the mood for an easy scenic walk or want to create a whole day of hiking, this guide offers plenty to choose from.
• Memorial Park
• Houston Arboretum
• Buffalo Bayou
• Herman Brown Park
• Bear Creek Nature Trail
• Jesse Jones Park
Each hike features full-color photos; a brief route description;thorough directions to the trailhead (GPS coordinates included); a detailed, accurate trail map; and at-a-glance information on distance and difficulty level, hiking time, canine compatibility, and fees and permits. Inside youll also find Green Tips and information about local lore, points of interest, and the areas array of wildlife.
Featuring 34 of the best hikes in the greater Houston area, this exciting new guidebook points locals and visitors alike to trailheads within an hour's drive of Houston.
Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Near Houston author Kieth Stelter details the best hikes within an hour's drive of the greater Houston area perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find great outdoor activites close to home. Each featured hike includes detailed hike specs, a brief hike description, trailhead location, directional cues, and a detailed map.
About the Author
Keith Stelter, formerly executive director of the Texas OutdoorWriters Association, has published articles and photographs on TravelwithaChallenge.com and TripsandJourneys.com, and he covers Texas as an editor for the radio magazine Great American Outdoor Trails.
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