Walking the Hudson, Batt to Bear: From the Battery to Bear Mountain : a Unique Guide to Walking the First 50 Or So Miles of the Proposed Hudson River Shore Trail

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Green Eagle Press, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 152 pages
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Contents

West 42nd Street to 125th Street p
19
125th Street to the Little Red Lighthouse p
35
Fort Lee to Alpine p
53
State Line to Piermont p
77
Nyack to Haverstraw p
97
LEG l0 Haverstraw to Tomkins Cove p
111
CODA p
134
GREEN EAGLE PRESS PUBLICATIONS p
148
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Page 147 - I WISH to speak a word for Nature, for absolute freedom and wildness, as contrasted with a freedom and culture merely civil, — to regard man as an inhabitant, or a part and parcel of Nature, rather than a member of society.
Page 147 - ... outlined against the sunset as incommensurable to the figures of the topographer as life itself is to the quantitative table of elements which the analytic chemist proclaims to constitute vitality. Because of its size the wilderness also has a physical ambiency about it which most forms of beauty lack. One looks from outside at works of art and architecture, listens from outside to music or poetry. But when one looks at and listens to the wilderness he is encompassed by his experience of beauty,...

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