60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati: Including Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast Indiana (Paperback)
It's Time to Take a Hike in Cincinnati, Ohio
The best way to experience Cincinnati is by hiking it. Get outdoors with local author and hiking expert Tamara York, with the full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body.
Go bird-watching at the California Woods Nature Preserve. Hike along the edge of Richart Lake at the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge in Indiana. Get a workout on the hilly terrain of Kentucky's Kincaid Lake State Park. Trails in this guide span Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. They offer incredible views, abundant wildlife and wildflowers, and a chance to enjoy the great outdoors. With Tamara as your guide, you'll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 hikes within 60 miles of the greater Cincinnati area
Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where you're going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Whether you're a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from Cincinnati and the surrounding communities.
About the Author
In the woods or knee-deep in a creek bed, looking for fossils, is where you can usually find Tamara York--if you are lucky and can keep up. Tamara grew up exploring the woods near her grandparents' farm outside Connersville, Indiana. Her passion for the outdoors and "goofing off" brought her to Purdue University, where she graduated with a B.S. in Wildlife Management. She and her husband have climbed Mt. Katahdin in Baxter State Park, Maine, and enjoy hiking with their daughters in state parks, wildlife areas, and forests in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Tamara is a trained and seasoned naturalist with more than 25 years of field experience and has worked with the Indiana and Ohio departments of natural resources. She is an award-winning public speaker. She spends her free time hiking, writing, creating videos, and gardening.