Lace Up, Grab Your Pack, and Hit the Trails Around Columbus!
Five-Star Trails: Columbus is a comprehensive guide to hiking Ohio’s capital city. It rates hikes on the following factors: scenery, trail condition, difficulty, appropriateness for children, and solitude. For each hike, author Robert Loewendick also includes detailed notes on landmarks, flora, fauna, and local history. In this Columbus guide, an impressive collection of routes ranges north, east, south, and west from the metro center, as well as within the urban setting. This area is rich in metro parks, natural areas and preserves, state parks, and state forests. And this diversity of hiking terrain invites all levels of abilities and skills. This guidebook is geared not only to avid trekkers seeking more challenge than a paved neighborhood path, but also to families and senior citizens. Outdoor enthusiasts of every stripe will have reason to grab this book and, well, take a hike. Sized for easy carrying or tossing into a backpack, this handy guide will quickly become a treasured resource among Columbus locals and visitors alike.