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

Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 02/2020
Pages: 248
Subject: Travel
Print ISBN: 9781469654850
eBook ISBN: 9781469654867


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 traverses 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