- ISBN 9780253222978 / 0253222974
- Title A Guide to the Knobstone Trail: Indiana’s Longest Footpath
- Author Nathan David Strange and Marion T. Jackson
- Category Regional Studies
Cartography, Map-making & Projections
- Format Paperback
- Year 2011
- Pages 160
- Publisher Indiana University Press
- Imprint Indiana University Press
- Language English
- Dimensions 155mm x 11mm x 214mm
A handbook for hikers on this scenic and challenging trail
One of the most beautiful footpaths in the country, the Knobstone Trail offers a spectacularly rugged, 58-mile trek through 40,000 acres of forested land in southern Indiana. A comprehensive guide to this scenic footpath, A Guide to the Knobstone Trail provides readers with all they need to know to make the best of hiking this challenging trail. Charts indicate camping and water locations, while up-to-date maps provide topographical information, elevations, and where horse trails intersect hiking trails. First-person accounts, trip diaries, local lore about trees, wildflowers, and animal life, plus the latest GPS information and elevation data are included. Well illustrated with more than 60 photographs and 19 maps, this easily portable guide is an essential backpacker's tool for a safe and memorable adventure.
“Part travelogue, part history, part love letter to nature, Strange'sbook offers local lore of trees, wildflowers and animals, but also GPS informationand elevation data. And all in a book you easily fit in you pack or satchel.” —Nuvo Green Guide, April 2011
Nathan D. Strange is a writer and naturalist based in Lexington, Kentucky.