Synopses & Reviews
This series of two-color guides includes comprehensive state-by-state guides to walking, jogging, bicycling, and cross-country skiing along rail-trail systems. Written by locals with expert knowledge of their states, these easy-to-use books provide mile-by-mile descriptions of the most popular rural and urban rail trails. They include:
- Full trail profiles, including length, access points, difficulty rating, and surface type
- Detailed trail maps
- At-a-glance icons for easy identification of rail trails that best suit one’s interests
- Information on wheelchair accessibility; availability of parking, rest rooms, and places to eat along the trail; location of ranger stations, visitor’s centers and depot museums; and where to rent bikes
FalconGuides point the compass to the best spots to play, climb, hike, fish, and be.”
A comprehensive guide for outdoor sports enthusiasts to Wisconsin's sixty-three multi-use rail-trails, with mile-by-mile descriptions, historical information, and maps for the state's twenty best trails.
Best Rail Trails Wisconsin
is the complete guide to walking, jogging, biking, and cross-country skiing more than fifty of the best rail trails in the state that pioneered Americas rail trail phenomenon. Written by a local author with expert knowledge of the region, this easy-to-use book provides mile-by-mile descriptions of the most popular rural and urban rail trails in the Badger State, from the Osaugie Trail and the Elroy-Sparta State Trail to the Madison areas wealth of options and Milwaukee's surprisingly secluded Oakleaf Trail. Look inside to find:
Full trail profiles, including length, access points, difficulty rating, and surface type
Detailed trail maps
At-a-glance icons for easy identification of rail trails that best suit ones interests
Information on wheelchair accessibility, parking, restrooms, where to rent bikes, and places to eat along the trail.
Location of ranger stations, visitor centers, and depot museums
Sidebars on local history and lore
About the Author
Kevin Revolinski has written for the New York Times and the Chicago Tribune, and he is the author of several guidebooks, including Best Easy Day Hikes Milwaukee (FalconGuides). He resides in Madison, Wisconsin.