Best Easy Day Hikes Springfield, Illinois

Book Description

For more than a decade, Best Easy Day Hikes has been one of FalconGuides’ most popular series. Small enough to fit in a back pocket, each guide describes approximately 20 to 30 easy-to-follow scenic trails in and around national parks, cities and urban areas, and popular outdoor destinations across America. From Anchorage to Atlanta, the North Cascades to Northeast New Jersey, these guides take hikers and nature lovers to the best – and easiest – trails, whether in their own backyards or in and around their favorite vacation destinations. Happy Trails!

 

Each guide features:

  • Concise descriptions of the area’s best hikes
  • 20 to 30 hikes – from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures
  • Hikes for everyone, including families with young children
  • GPS compatible trail maps and easy-to-follow directions
  • GPS coordinates to each trailhead

About Molloy, Johnny

Johnny Molloy is a writer and adventurer based in Johnson City, Tennessee. His outdoor passion started on a backpacking trip in Great Smoky Mountains National Park while attending the University of Tennessee. That first foray unleashed love of the outdoors that has led the Tennessee native to spending most of his time backpacking, canoe camping and tent camping for the past 25 years. The results of his efforts are over 40 books. His writings include hiking guidebooks, camping guidebooks, paddling guidebooks, comprehensive guidebooks about a specific area and true outdoor adventure books throughout the Eastern United States. Molloy writes for various magazines, for Web sites and is a columnist and feature writer for his local paper, the Johnson City Press. He continues writing and traveling extensively throughout the United States, endeavoring in a variety of outdoor pursuits. His non-outdoor interests include American history and University of Tennessee sports. For the latest on Johnny, please visit www.johnnymolloy.com.

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