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Great Day Hikes on North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail

By Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Edited by Jim Grode

Edited by Jim Grode

248 pp., 6 x 9, 40 color plates, 41 maps, 1 table, appends., index

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-5485-0
    Published: March 2020
  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-5486-7
    Published: February 2020

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The Mountains-to-Sea Trail is an 1,175-mile destination trail that crosses North Carolina from Clingmans Dome in Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Jockey's Ridge State Park on the Outer Banks. It traverses 37 counties, 7 national parks and forests, and nearly a dozen state parks and historic sites. This is the first-ever guide to day hikes along the crown jewel of North Carolina foot trails. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or new to the outdoors, this official guide from Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail is your go-to companion for exploring all the trail has to offer, showcasing everything from scenic mountain vistas to surprising escapes in the state's Piedmont region and the wonders of coastal plain pocosins.

Features include

- 40 hikes carefully chosen to appeal to hikers of all experience levels

- Helpful hike finder feature to identify the perfect hikes for birding, waterfalls, history, universal accessibility, and more

- Turn-by-turn guidance and key points of interest for each hike

- Full-color maps and photographs

- Helpful information about the trail's history and ongoing development

About the Authors

Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail is a nonprofit organization that brings together communities and volunteers to build, maintain, and improve the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
For more information about Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, visit the Author Page.

Jim Grode is the trail resource manager for Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
For more information about Jim Grode, visit the Author Page.

Reviews

"Well organized and easy to use, this guide fills a niche that has long needed filling."--Leonard Adkins, author of Hiking and Traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway