Shenandoah National Park Day Hikes (Other)

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- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Topographic Map

Shenandoah National Park rises above the Virginia Piedmont to its east and the Shenandoah Valley to its west, with two peaks, Stony Man and Hawksbill, exceeding 4,000 feet. The park hosts over 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Trails lead to beautiful, cascading waterfalls, stunning panorama viewpoints, and explore deep into the forest and wilderness.

The Shenandoah National Park Day Hikes Topographic Map Guide includes sixteen diverse hikes for all hiking enthusiasts, from the easy, 3.0 mile long Stony Man Loop to the strenuous, 9.4 mile long Wildcat Ridge-Chimney Rock Loop. Each hike has a detailed map, a trail profile visualizing the changes in elevation, and a short summary of the interesting features encountered along the trip.

Some of the must-visit sites in this Topographic Map Guide are: Overall Run Falls--the largest waterfall in Shenandoah National Park at 93 feet, Compton Peak--two scenic viewpoints and a unique columnar jointing geologic feature, and Jones Run Falls--a 42-foot cascading waterfall surrounded by ancient rocks and moss.

More convenient and easier to use than folded maps, but just as compact and lightweight, National Geographic's Topographic Map Guide booklets are printed on Backcountry Tough waterproof, tear-resistant paper with stainless steel staples. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.

Map Scale = 1:31,680Folded Size = 4.25 x 9.38


Product Details
ISBN: 9781566958028
ISBN-10: 1566958024
Publisher: National Geographic Maps
Publication Date: September 16th, 2019
Pages: 48
Language: English