Connect with nature with the New York Walk Book: A Companion to the New Jersey Walk Book from the New York New Jersey Trail Conference. Whether you're a novice walker or experience backpacker, this book contains plenty of trails you'll love. Describes trails throughout the state, including New York City, Long Island, East Hudson Highlands, the Catskills, the Shawangunks, Bear Mountain Harriman State Parks, and many other areas. Trail descriptions include total mileage, blaze colors, and trail endpoints. Detailed trail maps for Anthonys Nose, Breakneck Ridge, Fahnestock State Park, Southern Taconics, Bear Mountain Harriman State Parks, Black Rock Forest, Schunemunk Mountain, Shawangunk Mountains, and the Catskills are included in the back of the book. Chapters about trail development, mountain ecology, and geology provide interesting background knowledge of the area. Includes black and white illustrations by Jack Fagan and Robert L. Dickinson. 2005, seventh edition, 484 pages. 8.1 x 5.4 x 1.25 in.