60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Houston: Includes Huntsville, Galveston, and Beaumont

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Nodin Press, Dec 1, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 301 pages
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60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Houstonuncovers hikes around Houston that previously had gone unnoticed. This is the essential guide to this area, from the Big Thicket of east Texas to the coast of Galveston Island. Explore most of the 138-mile Lone Star Trail with over a dozen hikes breaking up the trail into manageable segments. Hikes lead to old native homesteads, native prairies, deep forests, riparian woodlands, urban byways, wildlife preserves along the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, wetlands, and numerous bayous and waterways. Each chapter serves as both a navigational aide and an interpretive guide to familiarize hikers with wondrous destinations in and around The Bayou City.

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User Review  - amandacb - LibraryThing

The vast majority of the trails listed here are probably closer to the "60 miles" range from Houston--far north near Huntsville, Cold Spring, etc. However, this book is a gem for helping me find ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aerow - LibraryThing

Very detailed!! A perfect book for outdoorsy types in the area!! Read full review

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About the author (2010)

A native of Houston, Laurie Roddy has been writing for over 25 years on everything from computers to sports. She started her own company, Roddy Communications, Inc. in 1997 after working as a technical writer for Compaq Computer Corporation for 10 years. Her main interests and current writing career include hiking, golf, and traveling. She has hiked the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Olympia, Mt. Rainier, the Davis Mountains, Big Bend, the Smokey Mountains, St. Johns in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and all around the Houston area. She is a contributing writer forCy-FairMagazine and a freelance writer.

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