60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia 3rd ed revised
The best way to experience Philadelphia is by hiking it! Get outdoors with local author and hiking expert Lori Litchman. This full-color guide helps you locate and access the top hikes within 60 miles of Philly. A perfect blend of popular routes and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body.
Go bird-watching at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. See the unique ecosystem at the New Jersey Pine Barrens, with its diverse plant and animal life. Enjoy nature in Wissahickon Valley Park, which is only minutes from the city center and has over 50 miles of trails. Immerse yourself in history at the Valley Forge National Historical Park. With Lori offering advice about where to hike and what to expect when you get there, you’ll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of Philly’s best hikes!
Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where you’re going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing.
So whether you’re a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within an hour or so from the city.
- Author: Lori Litchman
- Menasha Ridge Press 2023
- 288 pages, 9" x 6"
- 75 color photos, 65 maps
- ISBN: 9781634043526