Adirondack Trails with Tales
Authors: Russell Dunn and Barbara Delaney
Hike, paddle, bike, or cross-country ski along beautiful trails through sites made famous by Adirondack guides, artists, writers, entrepreneurs, colonial settlers, and combatants in the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars. Visit abandoned iron mines and the ruins of tanneries, famous Adirondack great camps and old resorts, lost villages, Native American battlegrounds, and the homestead of John Brown, catalyst for the Civil War. Visit the scene of America's first naval battle and marvel at geological wonders like Indian Pass, Canajoharie Gorge, Chimney Mountain, and the tufa caves of Van Hornesville. Detailed directions, maps, photographs, and vintage postcards.
Hikes include: Valcour Island, Coon Mountain, Crown Point: Fort St. Frederic & His Majesty's Fort of Crown Point , Fort Ticonderoga , Ironville & Penfield Homestead , Rock Pond , Rogers Rock , Shelving Rock Mountain & Shelving Rock Falls , Prospect Mountain , Fort George and Bloody Pond , Cooper's Cave & Betar Byway , John Brown's Farm , Mt. Jo & Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Adirondack & Indian Pass , East Branch of the Ausable River & Adirondack Mountain Reserve , Santanoni , The Sagamore , Paul Smiths , Hooper Garnet Mine , Chimney Mountain , Kunjamuk Cave , Griffin, Griffin Falls, &iamp; Auger Falls , Moss Island , Tufa Caves & Waterfalls of Van Hornesville , Canajoharie Gorge, Wolf Hollow.
Paperback, 296 pages
Publisher: Black Dome Press