Nature Walks in Central and Western Massachusetts 2d edition by Michael Tougias and
Revised and updated, this insider's guide includes 10 new hikes and covers more than 50 scenic walks from Worcester County to the Pioneer Valley and beyond. Whether you're a veteran hiker or new to the activity, Nature Walks in Central and Western Massachusetts, 2d is an essential guide to beautiful outdoor rambles in this scenic part of the Bay State.
Map, distance, estimated hiking time, elevation change, and level of difficulty for each hike
Natural sites and activities for children
Detailed driving instructions to each trail
Quick reference chart for selecting the perfect hike
Michael Tougias is the author of numerous New England guidebooks, including Nature Walks in Eastern Massachusetts and Exploring the Hidden Charles.
Rene Laubach is the director of the Massachusetts Audubon Society's Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries and co-author of Best Day Hikes in Connecticut.