Cycling the Hudson and Champlain Valleys: A Guide to Art, History, and Nature Along the North-South Route of the Empire State Trail (Parks & Trails New York) (Paperback)

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A guide to 400 miles of adventure and history along the north-south leg of the Empire State Trail. This guidebook is an essential resource for bicycle tourists planning a trip through the state or casual riders seeking new stretches of trail to enjoy with family and friends. Those traveling by foot or by car will also find helpful information. Over 40 full-color maps direct users to the amenities and unique attractions available along the Hudson River Valley Greenway and the Empire State Trail.

Readers will find:

● Up-to-date trail routing and surface conditions

● Comprehensive listings of attractions, historic sites, visitor centers, and public transportation options

● Easily accessible lodging, bike shops, parking, and other services

● Tips on cycling conditions, travel, and trip preparation.

About the Author

Parks & Trails New York is New York's leading statewide advocate for parks and trails, dedicated since 1985 to improving our health, economy, and quality of life through the use and enjoyment of green space.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780974827759
ISBN-10: 0974827754
Publisher: Distribution Partners
Publication Date: November 15th, 2022
Pages: 154
Language: English
Series: Parks & Trails New York


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