Hiking Trails of the Southern Nantahala Wilderness, Ellicott Rock Wildnerness and Chattooga National Wild and Scenic River


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Author:  Tim Homan

Wildnerness Hiking brings many rewards – wide views of undisturbed mountains; bouldery slopes covered with spring wildflowers; clear, cold, cascading streams.  The scenic areas described in this book offer a wide variety of possibilities:  you can dayhike a short trail – or you can backpack a 23-mile segment of the Appalachian Trail, all of the 37.5 mile Chattooga River Trail, or make up your own route and walk for days without retracting a step.  This easy-to-follow guide will help both novice hikers and experienced backpackers enjoy trips into the wilderness.

  • 25 comprehensive trail desrciptions
  • Easy-to-use information headers, including length, difficulty rating, and scenic features
  • Precise directions to each trailhead
  • 114 miles of wildnerness and wild-river trails
  • 6 detailed trail maps and 3 regional maps
  • Descriptions of the area’s diverse flora and fauna, with botanical drawings
  • A brief geological, ecological and cultrual history of the area
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