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America"s national scenic trails

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Trails -- United States -- Guidebooks,
    • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Guidebooks,
    • Scenic byways -- United States -- Guidebooks,
    • Outdoor recreation -- United States -- Guidebooks,
    • United States -- Guidebooks,
    • United States -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-299) and index.

      Statementby Kathleen Ann Cordes ; photographs by Jane Lammers ; foreword by Steven Elkinton.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE158 .C827 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6793920M
      ISBN 100806132965
      LC Control Number00061597
      OCLC/WorldCa44750729


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Literally tens of millions of tourists and hikers visit these trails each year, some of which wind through the country’s most scenic natural wonders and virtually every major ecosystem in America. The North Country National Scenic Trail (NCNST), spans miles as it crosses eight states from North Dakota to the Appalachian Trail in Vermont.

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