It’s Time to Take a Hike in Richmond, Virginia!
The best way to experience Richmond is by hiking it! Get outdoors with Virginian authors Philip Riggan and Nathan Lott, with the full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Richmond. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body.
Explore the urban wilderness of the James River Park System in the heart of the city. Trek across the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains at Walnut Creek Park. Marvel at the pristine shores of the Potomac at Crow’s Nest Natural Area Preserve. Immerse yourself in Civil War history at Richmond National Battlefield Park. Admire views of the Appomattox River from the High Bridge trestle. With this book as your guide, you’ll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of the River City’s best hikes!
Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where you’re going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Whether you’re a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Richmond provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from Richmond and the surrounding communities.