Potomac Appalachian Trail Club Hikes in Western Maryland
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Maryland is home to uncrowded hiking, scenic vistas, swimming holes, and great backpacking close to the nation's capital, and Hikes in Western Maryland will lead you to the most popular routes.
This pocket guidebook features hikes in Western Maryland from 1- to 50-miles long. Compiled and edited by Jean Golightly; maps by Lynn Gallegher and Dave Pierce. Softcover; 110 pages; black-and-white photographs; two-color maps. Potomac Appalachian Trail Club; copryright 1997. Hikes are described in detail with information on camping, permits, addresses, phone numbers and more. Several long trails are suitable for backpacking: Big Savage Hiking Trail, Green Ridge Hiking Trail, and the Catoctin Trail. Descriptions and directions for three particularly scenic and historic sections of the C&O Canal for those who prefer to hike on level terrain.