Completely revised and updated--and now in a more convenient, compact size--Nature Walks in New Jersey explores more than 45 of the state's most beautiful natural areas. Ideal for families and nature lovers of all ages and abilities, this completely updated second edition leads walkers and hikers from the beaches of Cape May, Sandy Hook, and Holgate to the lush countryside of the Highlands. It even tackles the challenging mountainous terrain of the Appalachian Trail and Palisades. Special features include: o More than 45 scenic walks for all abilities o New compact size that fits easily into a backpack or waist pack o Locator map and trip highlights chart o Hiking and trail safety tips o Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights o Difficulty level for each walk o Photographs of plant life and places of interest
Glenn Scherer is an environmental writer, naturalist and author who was born in New Jersey and has spent much of his life there. He has written for many hiking magazines, including Backpacker, Outside, and American Hiker, and writes a monthly column in AMC Outdoors. He now lives in EcoVillage at Ithaca in New York.