Hiking Southern New England : The trails of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island weave an intriguing tapestry that invites exploration. Hundreds of trail miles entice hikers to lace up their boots and experience short nature walks and wilderness beach strolls, rugged skyline hikes, or extended backpack trips. Hiking Southern New England explores premier parks, forests, peaks, coastal flatlands, swamps, beaches, and private Cape Cod National Seashore to the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and Mount Tom State Reservation. The first-hand descriptions are spiced with tidbits or natural and human history as well as evocative black-and-white photos. Up-to-date maps, safety tips, and an equipment checklist will help you plan and enjoy your trips. Be sure to pack Hiking Southern New England for your next outing in this diverse area.