Amc's Best Day Hikes Near Washington, D.C.: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in Maryland, Virginia, and the Nation's Capital (Paperback)
From the mountains of Maryland and Virginia to rambles along the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers, the area in and around Washington, D.C., features hiking trails for outdoorspeople of all ages and experience levels. Fully revised and updated, AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Washington D.C., offers 50 of the best hikes in the area that can be completed in less than a day, including several hikes that can be accessed with public transportation and hikes near the area's iconic historical monuments and famous cherry trees. Each trip includes a detailed map, plus summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level. The book's at-a-glance trip planner helps readers decide in moments which hike will be best for them and their group. The trips in this guide will leave you itching to lace up your boots and explore the natural bounty that surrounds the nation's capital.
Jennifer Adach is the co-organizer of a Washington, D.C., ultra-light backpacking group. She has logged several thousand miles on Mid-Atlantic trails. Beth Homicz qualified for her Washington, D.C. professional tour guide license in 1994. For seventeen seasons, she led visitors on adventures through the nation's capital.