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Chicago (Falcon Guides Best Hikes Near)by Adam Morgan
Synopses & Reviews
Here are thirty of the best hikes, nearly all of them within an hours drive of Chicago—from spectacular forests, grasslands, and wetlands to dunes, moraines, and even canyons. The Windy City offers a surprising array of outdoor opportunities, many of them accessible by public transport. Whether youre in the mood for an easy nature walk or a day-long hike, this guide offers plenty to choose from:
• Northern Lakefront Trail
• Jackson Park Trails
• Deer Grove Loop
• Busse Woods Elk Pasture Hike
• Ryerson Woods
• Morton Arboretum
Each hike features full-color photos; a brief route description; thorough directions to the trailhead (GPS coordinates included); a detailed, full-color trail map; and at-a-glance information on distance and difficulty level, hiking time, canine compatibility, and fees and permits. Inside youll also find a Trail Finder that categorizes each hike (e.g., for attractions such as views, and if its suitable for families with kids); Green Tips; and information about local lore, points of interest, and the areas wildlife.
Featuring 30 of the best hikes in the greater Chicago area, this exciting new guidebook points locals and visitors alike to trailheads within an hour's drive of the city.
Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Near Chicago author Adam Morgan details the best hikes within an hour's drive of the greater Chicago area perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find great outdoor activities 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
Adam Morgan is a writer, editor, and reviewer in Chicago whose television pilot script Liberal Arts won the 2009 New York Television Festival's Comedy Script Contest and is currently in development at Fox. He also contributes to Publishers Weekly and Bookslut and edited the past two issues of Chicago's Oyez Review.
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