Get away from the traffic, noise, and crowds, and spend some quiet time with the herons, beavers, and other wildlife of the Hudson River Valley. A Kayaker's Guide to the Hudson River Valley, by Shari Aber from Black Dome Press, shows you some of the best places to go for a nice, quiet day of paddling. Describes 33 guided paddles in Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Greene, Columbia, Putnam, Westchester, and Sullivan counties also includes 37 Hudson Valley lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. Includes maps, photographs, tips on safety, and directories of outfitters and environmental organizations offering equipment, instructions, or guided tours. 2007, first edition, 224 pages. 9 x 6 x 0.5 in.