AMC's Best Day Hikes in Central Massachusetts, 2nd Edition

West of Boston and east of the Berkshires, central Massachusetts is sometimes overlooked, but when you visit, you’ll find beautiful and exciting hikes regardless of your experience and ability level. AMC’s Best Day Hikes in Central Massachusetts features 50 of these hikes, including historic Mohawk and Keystone Arches trails, Mount Grace State Forest, and beloved mountains such as Tully, Holyoke, and Tom.

With turn-by-turn directions, plus an at-a-glance trip planner that highlights the best hikes that are universally accessible, as well as those that are good for kids, for dogs, for winter sports, that feature horseback riding or mountain biking opportunities, and more, this brand-new edition is the quintessential guide to exploring the trails of this verdant, scenic, and rugged region.

John S.Burk is an outdoor writer, photographer, and historian from central Massachusetts. He has authored or edited seventeen regional books and guides, including the AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide and AMC’s Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires. He has also contributed to AMC Outdoors, Estuary, Northern Woodlands, Natural New England, Sanctuary, Uniquely Quabbin, and other publications.