Synopses & Reviews
Lace up your boots and sample seventy-two of the finest trails the Pine Tree State has to offer. From the beaches of Acadia National Park and historic routes through Belfast or Portland to scenic treks up Mount Katahdin and backpacking along the Bigelow Range, Maine has routes to please hikers of every stripe. Outdoor writer Tom Seymour describes trails that vary in length from an easy one-hour stroll along a quiet nature trail to challenging treks in the backcountry.Use this guide for up-to-date trail information, accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails, difficulty ratings for each hike, detailed trail maps, tips about hiking with children and information on barrier-free trails for hikers with special needs. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest throughout Maine. (6 X 9, 216 pages, b&w photos, maps, graphs, charts)
Experience 75 hikes into historic towns, along the rugged coastline, and through Acadia National Park.
About the Author
specializes in articles about hunting, fishing, nature, and edible wild plants. He is a regular columnist for Belfast's Republican Journal,
Maine's weekly newspaper, and the Maine Sportsman,
New England's largest outdoor publication. He lives in Waldo, Maine.
Table of Contents
(1) Introduction (2) Inland Hikes (3) Midcoast Hikes (4) Urban Hikes (5) Camden Hills Hikes (6) Downeast Hikes (7) South Coast Hikes (8) Island Hikes (9) Acadia and Mount Desert Island Hikes (10) Aroostook County Hikes (11) Appendix