The Poconos of northeastern Pennsylvania may get eight million visitors a year, but there are places there one can get lost—and would gladly be lost for a bit. From the iconic Dingmans Bridge spanning the Delaware, to the region's 150 lakes and forested mountains, Hiking the Poconos covers it all—with the added plus of listing a B&B, a campground, restaurant, local events, and more along with each hike description
A revised 5th edition of a classic hiking guide to one of the most-visited regions of Pennsylvania. Eastern Penssylvania offers a wealth of hiking opportunities: North Mountain is still wild and remote; the popular Poconos offer miles of litttle-traveled trails; and the Appalachian Trail follows South and Blue mountains on its journey across the state. This thoroughly revised and updated fourth edition includes hikes ranging from 4 to 22 miles in length. Each hike description includes step-by-step directions, a topo map, information on hiking time, distance and rise, and knowledgeable commentary on the human and natural history you'll encounter.
• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map Considering a trip to the wooded hills and valleys of the Pocono Mountains? National Geographic's Pocono Mountains DestinationMap strikes the perfect balance between map and guidebook and is ideal for a wide range of travelers. From breathtaking waterfalls to alpine ski resorts to romantic getaways, this sturdy map covers it all. DestinationMaps combine finely detailed maps with fascinating and practical travel information. The front side features a large-scale map of the Poconos Moutains in Northeastern Pennsylvania, richly layered with travel information and beautiful photographs showcasing some of many ways travelers can experience this upland of the Allegheny Plateau. In addition to the easy-to-read map on the front, the reverse side includes regional descriptions, arts and culture finds, food and bar recommendations, and visitor resources. Explore detailed insets of the Jim Thorpe Biking/Hiking Trails and Historic Downtown Jim Thorpe, named one of the top five most beautiful small towns in North America. An overview map plots the locations of 18-hole golf courses, state parks, and resorts (including contact information). The Poconos Mountains DestinationMap is printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant material and is folded to a packable size of 4.25" x 9.25"; unfolded, the map measures 26" x 38". Net proceeds from the sale of this map go to support the nonprofit mission of the National Geographic Society. Key Features: • Charts of Pocono Mountains Ski Resorts, 18-Hole Golf Courses, Resorts, State Parks, Museums and Historic Sites, and Visitor Information (including contact information) • Colorful photographs featuring the region's enchanting landscape • State and National Parks, waterfalls, campgrounds, horseback riding, and ski areas • Descriptive content highlighting outdoor recreation opportunities, water features, geology, history and cultural points of interest Fold Size = 4.25 x 9.25 Sheet Size = 25.50 x 37.75 Scale = 1:180,000
From the Mason-Dixon Line to the Poconos and North Mountain
Author: Tom Thwaites
Publisher: Countryman Press
Category: Sports & Recreation
This edition of a classic hiking guide to one of the most-visited regions of Pennsylvania includes hikes at North Mountain, Valley Forge, Saint Anthony's Wilderness, the Delaware Water Gap, Gettysburg, and more.
Featuring illustrated maps, elevation profiles, and photos, this guide to 50 of Pennsylvania s top hiking destinations provides detailed directions, mile-by-mile trail descriptions, and quick-reference boxes for trail specifications and summaries. Recommendations for accommodations and restaurants round out this exceptionally detailed guide book."
The 33 Best Places to Hike With Your Dog in Pennsylvania's Northeast Mountains
Author: Doug Gelbert
Book Description Have you ever considered how far you walk with your dog? If you walk just 15 minutes a day you will have walked far enough in your dog's lifetime to cross the United States. With all that walking ahead of you, aren't you ready for a new place to take a hike? This new book seeks to help you flush out those great hiking spots for your dog. DOGGIN' THE POCONOS: THE 33 BEST PLACES TO HIKE WITH YOUR DOG IN PENNSYLVANIA'S NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS explores the state's best trails with your best friend in mind. While walking the dog, author Doug Gelbert also brings along generous helpings of local history, botany, geology, architecture and more. The Poconos can be a fantastic place to hike with your dog. After a short drive you can be hiking with your dog in impossibly green glens, climb hills that leave you and your dog panting, hike besidemagnificent waterfalls, explore the estates of America's wealthiest families or circle lakes for seven miles and never lose sight of the water. Also included are descriptions of tail-friendly campgrounds for dogs...outfitting your dog for a hike...low impact hiking with your dog...and much more. DOGGIN' THE POCONOS: THE 33 BEST PLACES TO HIKE WITH YOUR DOG IN PENNSYLVANIA'S NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS is whimsically illustrated with original drawings by award-winning artist Andrew Chesworth.
Featuring illustrated maps, elevation profiles, and photos, this guide to 50 of Pennsylvania’s top hiking destinations provides detailed directions, mile-by-mile trail descriptions, and quick-reference boxes for trail specifications and summaries. Recommendations for accommodations and restaurants round out this exceptionally detailed guide book.
A guide to fifty of Pennsylvania's top hiking destinations. Heavily illustrated with maps, elevation profiles, and photos, this book provides detailed directions, mile-by-mile trail descriptions, and quick-reference boxes for trail specifications and summary information. Each trail is graded by difficulty. Recommendations for accommodations and restaurants round out this exceptionally detailed guide book.
Want to bite the Big Apple? Trek the Adirondacks? Lose it all in the gambling halls of Atlantic City? Sample the simple life of the Amish? With this comprehensive guide in hand, you'll discover the best of this rich and exciting region. -- the full scoop on New York City and Philadelphia -- accommodations for all budgets, from hidden forest campsites to highway motels and charming B&Bs -- outdoor activities chapter covering the best parks for hiking, biking and more -- unique coverage of child-friendly museums and activities -- 86 detailed maps, including a full-color New York City subway map