This series of two-color guides includes comprehensive state-by-state guides to walking, jogging, bicycling, and cross-country skiing along rail-trail systems. Written by locals with expert knowledge of their states, these easy-to-use books provide mile-by-mile descriptions of the most popular rural and urban rail trails. They include: Full trail profiles, including length, access points, difficulty rating, and surface typeDetailed trail mapsAt-a-glance icons for easy identification of rail trails that best suit one's interestsInformation on wheelchair accessibility; availability of parking, rest rooms, and places to eat along the trail; location of ranger stations, visitor's centers and depot museums; and where to rent bikes.
About the Author
Kevin Revolinski has written for the New York Times and the Chicago Tribune, and he is the author of several guidebooks, including Best Easy Day Hikes Milwaukee (FalconGuides). He resides in Madison, Wisconsin.