AMC Best Day Hikes Maine Coast
Explore the full length of the rugged coast of Maine in 50 hikes, enjoying classic views, historical lighthouses, and abundant natural beauty. Walk through century-old stands of white pine in Vaughan Woods Memorial State Park. Trek Portland''s finest green spaces. Traverse the ridges of Camden Hills State Park and Acadia National Park''s Cadillac Mountain. Explore the shoreline of Downeast Maine, from the maritime forests of Roque Bluffs State Park to the bogs of Quoddy Head State Park. With the At-a-Glance Trip Planner, you''ll find the best hikes near public transportation, great trips for kids, and routes you''ll enjoy on snowshoes or skis in winter. Whether you''re a local resident or just visiting, this book is a must-have resource for daylong adventures along the coast of the Pine Tree State. Inside You''ll Find: -50 hiking trips for all ability levels and seasons -At-a-Glance Trip Planner to help you find the trip that''s right for you -Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights -Summaries of time, distance, elevation gain, and difficulty level for each trail -GPS coordinates for trailheads -Hiking and safety tips, including advice on what to carry in your pack -Essays on nature and history of the region.