Human Kinetics Hiking Illinois
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The fully updated. Author: Susan L. Post. Softcover; 231 pages, black-and-white photographs and maps. Human Kinetics; copyright 2009. The author guides you through every turn in the trail, pointing out plants, wildlife and special features you'll see along the way. Trail finder provides a summary of each trail's features and facilities. Book measures approximately 8.5 x 11 in.
This is your complete guide to the 100 most interesting and scenic day hiking trails in Illinois. No matter what part of the state you want to explore or how easy or hard a trek you want, this handy book will lead you to the right trail. Hiking Illinois features the following: Detailed descriptions of 100 trails, including the length of trail, estimated time to hike it, and a difficulty rating 143 easy-to-read park and trail maps A map of each featured trail, with points of interest and trail distances Practical information on how to get to parks, the park hours, available facilities, permits and rules, and a contact address and phone number A convenient trail-finder grid, which provides a summary of each trail's features and location in the book A section on nearby points of interest, with contact phone numbers Hiking Illinois makes it easy to enjoy self-guided tours of trails in 59 featured areas located throughout the state. The book brings to life the history, terrain, flora, and fauna of each area, and its listing of nearby recreational and sightseeing destinations ensures that you won't miss anything on your trip. Hiking Illinois is part of America's Best Day Hiking Series from Human Kinetics.
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