Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Near New York City Discover Outdoors guide and author Ben Keene details the best hikes within an hour's drive of the New York metro area perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find great outdoor activities close to home. Each featured hike includes detailed hike specs, a brief hike description, trailhead location, directional cues, and a detailed map.
"I understand now, in a way I never did before, the colossal scale of the world. I found patience and fortitude that I didn't know I had. "
We head out on the Appalachian Trail with Bill Bryson in his now classic A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail and find humor, adventure, and challenge.