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

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

By Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Edited by Jim Grode, the trail resource manager for Friends

"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

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 connects 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

Paperback, 256 pages, 40 color plates, 41 maps. Published by UNC Press.

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