Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway: The Ultimate Travel Guide to America’s Most Popular Scenic Roadway



There has never been a better time to explore the Blue Ridge Parkway This updated edition of Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway is ideal for anyone who uses the Parkway as a portal to the Southern Appalachian experience. It includes the best trails in the national forests, state parks, and private preserves that line the 469-mile roadway–from the southern end of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina–making it a single-volume solution for the serious explorer, whether on foot or by car. Look inside to find: -Hikes suited to every ability, from 0.1-mile nature walks to 13-mile backpacks, with options for longer treks -Accurate directions to both popular and less-traveled trails -Up-to-date trail descriptions and detailed trail maps -Difficulty ratings and elevation gain for each hike -Mileage log for the entire Parkway and a guide to wildflowers -Tips for zero-impact hiking, trail etiquette, and hiking with kids

ISBN: 9781493063840
Publisher: Falcon Press Publishing
Pub Date: 10/2022
Format: Paperback

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