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Hiking North Carolina's State Parks

The Best Trail Adventures from the Appalachians to the Atlantic

Johnny Molloy

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 03/2022
Pages: 280
Subject: Travel, Sports and Recreation
Print ISBN: 9781469668239
eBook ISBN: 9781469668246


North Carolina's state parks reflect the natural abundance and variety in the Tar Heel State, with preserves located in each of the major regions from mountains to coast. With this guide, Johnny Molloy details the best hikes to enjoy in North Carolina's expanding state parks system. Written with the beginning, intermediate, and seasoned hiker in mind, Hiking North Carolina's State Parks is the most comprehensive and useful hiking guide published to date dedicated to exploring our beautiful state parks.

Readers will find:

    • Detailed information for more than 50 hikes, including highlights and advice for each hike
    • Detailed hike maps in full color, complete with important trail information
    • Expert guidance on what gear to take with you
    • Up-to-date information on park hours, locations, and safety information
    • Details for each hike include elevation changes, levels of difficulty, and more
    • Over 50 beautiful, full-color photographs of North Carolina's varied and unique landscapes