60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City


3rd Edition

Including Northern New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, and Western Long Island

This guide to 60 of the best hikes around New York City will help you reconnect with nature.

It’s Time to Take a Hike in New York City!

With so many superb trails in the area, planning a hike can be a frustrating endeavor, but with this newly revised and updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City from Christopher and Catherine Brooks, finding the right trail is a snap. From secluded woods and sun-struck seashores, to lowland swamps and rock-strewn mountain tops, these hikes showcase Paleolithic rock shelters, ruins from the Revolutionary and Civil War periods, a bat cave, ghostly ruins, and much, much more.

Unbounded by state lines, the trails awaiting hikers in the updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City include a meandering ascent of Jenny Jump Mountain in Hope, New Jersey, a deep exploration of Trout Brook Valley near Weston, and a scenic section of the Appalachian Trail that runs by Fitzgerald Falls in New York. Packed with valuable tips and humorous observations, the guide prepares both novices and veterans for the outdoors and includes all the information hikers need to get the most out of the trails, including driving directions and GPS coordinates for all 60 trailheads to take the guesswork out of the trip.

Additional information

Weight 18.5 oz
Dimensions 6 × 9 in

Catherine Brooks, Christopher Brooks



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Illustration Notes

B&W photos throughout, 65 maps, 65 charts


60 Hikes Within 60 Miles

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Menasha Ridge Press


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