Hiking and Biking in the New River Gorge
The New River Gorge is a hiker’s and biker’s paradise, and this book covers 114 of its best trails. The New River Gorge National River and surrounding state parks encompass more than 80,000 acres of beautiful Appalachian forest and river habitat. The whole area is an outdoor-lover’s dream, full of enough adventure opportunities to keep a person busy for a lifetime. This guide will introduce you to this wonderful area, show you the wide range of opportunities, and get you on the trails as quickly as possible. We know your play time is precious, and this book will hep you maximize it. Easy-to-read icons let you see at a glance the type (hike, bike, run, cross-country ski, horseback, and/or handicap-accessible), mileage, elevation profile, and overall difficulty of each trail. The detailed text, plentiful photos, topographic maps, and elevation charts keep you on track. Helpful appendices include Lodging; Restaurants; Shops, Outfitters and Guides; Map Resources; and Recommended Reading. In short, you’ll find everything you need to get out and experience the hidden wonders along each trail.
by Bryan Simon
2013 Wolverine Publishing