Although known predominantly for its Pennsylvania Dutch culture, the Gettysburg battlefield, and the cities of Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York, south central Pennsylvania is home to many tracts of public lands that offer a diverse array of hiking experiences. From the gentle farm country of Lancaster and York Counties, to the steep-sided ravines along the Susquehanna River, to the rugged ridges north of Harrisburg, and the rolling hills of South Mountain, you'll find hikes to suit about any taste and interest. 60 Hikes within 60 Miles:Harrisburg provides the first comprehensive hiking guide to the region.Each hike description features:Key information on length, hiking time, difficulty,configuration, scenery, traffic, trail surface, and accessibilityInformation on the history and natural of history of the areasthe hikes pass throughA detailed trail map and elevation profileClear directions to the trailhead and trailhead GPS dataTips on nearby activitiesWhether you are a local looking for new places to explore, or a visitor in the area for business or pleasure, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Harrisburg will provide plenty of options for outings lasting a full day to a couple of hours,all within about an hour's drive of Harrisburg and the surrounding communities.
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Harrisburg
Menasha Ridge Press
Including Lancaster, York, and Surrounding Counties