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Hiking the Catskills: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hikes

Your Go-To Guide For a Great Day Hike.

Hiking the Catskills provides everything you need to plan day hikes in the Catskill region of New York State: a five-county area west of the Hudson River that includes parts of Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Sullivan and Ulster counties. This guide selects 40 hikes from the best among the Catskills' famous peaks above 3,500 feet, as well as more moderate trails to backcountry waterfalls, easier trails to some of the area's most spectacular viewpoints, and rail trails that provide access to fragrant woodlands and unusual geological wonders. 

Note: Why are we offering this book? 1. We love the outdoors! 2. Stacey Freed, one of the authors is a good friend of Jennifer's and we want to promote her good work. If you live in the Rochester NY area, we'll be doing a Q & A with both authors at our shop on September 1. Check out our calendar for sign-up info. 

Publisher: ‎Falcon Press Publishing
Publication date: August 1, 2022
240 pages
Dimensions: 6.04" W x .51" D x 9.05" L
Suggested age: 22 years and up
Genre: Sports & Recreation; Hiking
Language: English

Randi Minetor has written more than 50 books for several of Rowman & Littlefield's imprints, including ten books on hiking in New York State: Best Easy Day Hikesbooks for Rochester (two editions), Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany, and the Hudson Valley; two editions of Hiking Waterfalls in New York, Hiking through History New York, and Hiking the Lower Hudson River Valley. She is also the author of Scenic Driving New York and the tenth edition of New York Off the Beaten Path for Lyons Press. Randi has written more than 70 books for a wide range of publishers with more than 150,000 copies in print, and she also writes for magazines in the theatre technology and medical sectors. She lives in Rochester, NY.

Stacey Freed is a freelance writer and editor for publications including Better Homes and Gardens and USA Today Special Interest Publications; AARP online;; REALTOR magazine; Professional Builder; Products; Professional Remodeler; Custom Builder; Timber Home Living, Country's Best Cabins, Remodeling, Window & Door Magazine, Rochester Magazine, Canandaigua Magazine, Net Assets; AKC's Family Dog; Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, Washington Post, and Baltimore Jewish Times. Hiking the Catskills is her first book. She lives in Pittsford, NY.

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