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Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway

Johnson, Randy

Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway

the ultimate travel guide to America"s most popular scenic roadway

by Johnson, Randy

  • 319 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks,
  • Hiking

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesFalconGuides hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway
    StatementRandy Johnson
    SeriesFalconGuides, Falcon guide
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 347 pages
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27232593M
    ISBN 101493024604
    ISBN 109781493024605
    OCLC/WorldCa957303461

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      The year is the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway, and this new edition of Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway is an indispensable resource for anyone who uses the Parkway—America's most heavily visited unit of the National Park system—as a portal to the Southern Appalachian experience. Including the best trails in the national Book Edition: Second Edition. The Blue Ridge Parkway by Foot: A Park Ranger’s Memoir hit the shelves in By the time rolled in, I was getting a little anxious for another mega-mile hike and began toying with the idea of a second, ten-year anniversary hike of the Blue Ridge : Timothy Pegram.

    Veteran hiker Leonard M. Adkins includes information on every trail that touches the Parkway, including the Appalachian Trail, the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, and other public pathways on national park, state park, national forest, municipal, and private lands. You'll find GPS coordinates for official Parkway trailheads, a. The main access to Pinnacle is from the Blue Ridge Parkway. The reference point for this access is Black Mountain Gap, at Mile of the Parkway, where NC Highway leaves the Parkway for the summit of Mt. Mitchell%(29).


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Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway by Johnson, Randy Download PDF EPUB FB2

This updated edition of Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway is ideal for anyone who uses the Parkway as a portal to the Southern Appalachian experience. It includes the best trails in the national forests, state parks, and private preserves that line the mile roadway—from the southern end of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina—making it a /5(22).

The most comprehensive guide on hiking around the ParkwaySouthern Pines Pilot Adkins justifiably claims that this book is "the only guide you will ever need" when hiking, driving, or biking along the Blue Ridge Parkway An excellent resource for walkers, hikers, or anyone planning a trip to the Blue Ridge ParkwayLibrary Journal/5(41).

This updated edition of Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway is ideal for anyone who uses the Parkway as a portal to the Southern Appalachian experience.

It includes the best trails in the national forests, state parks, and private preserves that line the mile roadway—from the southern end of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina—making it a 4/5(21). Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway is designed to be an indispensable resource for anyone who uses the Parkway -- America's most heavily visited unit of the National Park system -- as a portal to the Southern Appalachian experience.

Hikers and motorists alike can continually refer to the book's mile-by-mile mileage log to overlooks and waysides, entrances and exits, interpretive/5(4). Randy Johnson’s new book, Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway, raises the bar on books available for Parkway hikers and travelers alike.

No other guide to Parkway trails contains as many photos. No other Parkway trail guide contains maps, much less the finely. This book, as a comprehensive guide to those trails, is the one most indispensable guide to getting beyond your car and the overlooks in this remarkable National Park Service land.

All of its official trails are rated in this book as to difficulty, from very easy to quite strenuous.5/5(6). A section of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia parallels the Parkway.

There over miles of hiking trails along the Blue Ridge Parkway, so one of the most daunting tasks facing hikers may be choosing which trail to explore. Start by deciding on what you would like to see.

Then decide how far you would like to hike. Most half-day hikes are miles and well suited for beginner and intermediate hikers. Check out waterfalls, hikes off of the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Applachian Trail, big views, deep forests and walks through history.

Price includes guide and snacks. ( hours) — $ for hikers. A journey on the Blue Ridge Parkway offers spectacular views of Southern Appalachia’s diverse beauty for uninterrupted miles. Blue-misted mountains, cascading waterfalls, rolling pasture, and gorges banked with wildflowers greet hikers of all skill levels among the more than varied and intriguing trails in North Carolina and Virginia.

Blue Ridge Parkway info & trip planning. Experience scenic beauty, local food, mountain music and all there is to see and do along America's Favorite Drive.

BRP maps, Parkway app, and more. Adkins justifiably claims that this book is 'the only guide you will ever need' when hiking, driving, or biking along the Blue Ridge Parkway An excellent resource for walkers, hikers, or anyone planning a trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway.—Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.

Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway, just released in a newly revised and updated second edition foris an indispensable resource for anyone who uses the Parkway as a portal to the Southern Appalachian experience.

Book Details Buy Now National Geographic Area Trails Illustrated Maps maps that. Hiking Trails. Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway lands with this complete list of hiking trails by milepost, including length and difficulty.

More information about hiking including books, maps, safety tips, and nearby trail systems can be found in our Blue Ridge Parkway hiking guide. This comprehensive guidebook provides a detailed description of every official trail along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

But that’s just the beginning: veteran hiker Leonard M. Adkins includes information on every trail that touches the Parkway, including the Appalachian Trail, the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. The Blue Ridge Parkway Association has produced the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner in partnership with NPS – Blue Ridge Parkway since A trusted resource for travelers to the Blue Ridge Parkway and surrounding communities, our publication is the only one of its kind distributed on the Parkway at Visitor Centers.

Like the parent book, Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway, Johnson’s family-focused Best Easy Day Hikes Blue Ridge Parkway features introductory chapters to the road’s four distinct travel regions.

Each is packed with “not-to-be-missed” places to visit and advice from a. Hiking and Traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway: The Only Guide You Will Ever Need, Including GPS, Detailed Maps, and More (Southern Gateways Guides) Lonely Planet Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trips (Travel Guide) by Lonely Planet, Amy C Balfour, et al.

Building the Blue Ridge Parkway (NC) (Images of America) Only 12 left in stock (more on the way). Our top pick for a Parkway souvenir book is "Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas" by super talented photographer Tim Barnwell.

The second edition of this best-selling book released in March with even more. This comprehensive guidebook provides a detailed description of every official trail along the Blue Ridge Parkway. But that's just the beginning: veteran hiker Leonard M.

Adkins includes information on every trail that touches the Parkway, including the Appalachian Trail, the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, and other public pathways on national park, state park, national forest, municipal, and Author: Leonard M.

Adkins. This loop hike is one of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s most scenic, trailing over the grassy bald mountaintops of Black Balsam Knob and Tennent Mountain.

VIEW TRAIL INFO, MAPS & PHOTOS; BULL GAP | MP Rattlesnake Lodge MILES. Hike a scenic stretch of the Mountains to Sea Trail at Bull Gap, climbing to a beautiful view over the Blue Ridge.

REI and Blue Ridge Mountain Shops are consistently stocked with topographical maps and trail books to help plan your journey. Otherwise, Hiking Upward is a great resource for beginning information.

To add variety to your trip and include some activities other than hiking, be sure to check out my list of Virginia travel resources.Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway, just released in a newly revised and updated second edition foris an indispensable resource for anyone who uses the Parkway as .Latest news is that my book Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway, which came out in a brand-new full-color 3rd edition, was honored in early as a finalist in the Guide or Travel Book category in the North American Travel Journalists Association journalism awards.