Discover 50 of the best day hikes in the Washington, D.C. area with this fully updated and revised guide from AMC, the definitive source on hiking in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. This four-season book is an indispensable companion for shorter walks and day-long adventures along the trails of Washington, D.C.; Maryland; and Virginia—now featuring ten new hikes and expanding into the urban areas of Annapolis and Baltimore, as well as farther south into Virginia’s George Washington and Jefferson national forests. An at-a-glance trip planner highlights the best hikes near public transportation, plus those for kids and for winter snowshoeing and skiing. GPS coordinates for trailheads make finding hikes a breeze, and updated essays throughout the book provide insight into the area’s rich cultural and historical context.
|About the Author||BETH HOMICZ has been a professional tour guide in Washington, D.C., since 1994; has written for The Washington Post; and was a regular columnist for Destinations magazine. She lives in rural Virginia, where she is at work on a novel about the Underground Railroad. ANNIE EDDY is a freelance writer living in the Baltimore–Washington, D.C., metro area. She blogs for Impact Design Hub and assists in running AMC’s annual Writing from Nature workshop.|
|Endorsements||"There truly is something everyone in this edition. Theres no excuse for not escapsing the hustle and bustle for the calm and tranquility that exists so close-and sometimes in- the capital city" - Kris Nessler, Director of Outdoor Education Georgetown University|
|Publisher||Appalachian Mountain Club Books|
|Dimensions||6 x 9 inches, 288 pages|