New York has the most diverse scenery and one of the most extensive systems of backpacking trails in the East, with a network of trails perfect for both weekend and longer expeditions. Covering hikes in the Hudson Valley, Taconic Mountains, Catskills, Adirondacks, Central, and Western regions of the state, this is the perfect guide for discovering the natural beauty of the Empire State.
• Detailed directions and descriptions of 37 trails
• Information on terrain, difficulty, precautions, and contacts
• Guide to unique features and sights along the trek