19 short easy day hikes showcase the best features of the parks, with information on elevation change, average time required to complete the hike, directions to the trailhead and the key points of each hike. The hikes vary in length but most are less than 5 miles. This guidebook is for everyone, including families.
Small enough to fit in a back pocket, this book samples 19 easy-to-follow, accessible, and scenic trails in the national parks. Eric Molvar describes the best hikes for those who have limited time or abilities, without missing out on the area's scenic splendors. · Half-hour strolls to full-day adventures· Ranking from easiest to challenging quickly helps you find the kind of trail or hike you want · Accurate, easy-to-follow directions to the trailhead · Hike summary