It's Time to Take a Hike in Saint Louis, Missouri
The best way to experience St. Louis is by hiking it Get outdoors with author Steve Henry, with the new full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: St. Louis. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body. You'll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of the Gateway City's best hikes
Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where you're going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Whether you're a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: St. Louis provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from St. Louis and the surrounding communities.
About the Author
Steve Henry grew up on a farm in the rolling hills of central Kansas, spending much of his youth working under the blue skies of the plains. After earning bachelor's degrees in marketing and agricultural economics at Kansas State University, he served a sentence of seven years in the offices of a large insurance company. Missing the outdoor life, he left the corporate world in 1985 to cycle across the continent twice, including one trek from Alaska to Key West. Since then he has led bicycle and backpack tours, contributed articles to outdoor publications and Web sites, and written Mountain Bike! The Ozarks and The Best in Tent Camping: Missouri & the Ozarks. He heads for the mountain and desert West whenever he can shake himself loose from the Midwest, and he enjoys fall and winter camping and hiking in the Ozarks. When not roaming the outdoors on foot or by bike, Steve sees the country from the driver's seat of a Peterbilt 379.