Home
Books
WP Blog
Coming Soon
Contact Us
  CALL US: 1-800-443-7227
Printable version
Special Special
Sort by Publisher
Gift certificates


Help Help
Contact us
Privacy statement
Terms & Conditions
Shipping

Wilderness Press :: Books Books

Books
Internet
Software
2 Products


Sort by: Product Sort direction Price Default

Previous page   Next page Next group of pages



Rail-Trails Iowa and Missouri
See details
Rail-Trails Iowa and Missouri
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy


Whether you're looking for a trail for a leisurely stroll, a bike ride with the family, or something a bit more challenging, you'll find it in this comprehensive trail guide highlighting the best, most highly rated trails in Rail-Trails Iowa and Missouri. Many of the trails were converted from unused railroad corridors to become some of the best multiuse rail-trails in the region. In this guidebook, experts from the Rail-to-Trails Conservancy present their list of 58 of the best trails and rail-trails in Iowa and Missouri.

Explore the region's history by hitting the Frisco Highline Trail, retracing a 35-mile route of Harry Truman's "Whistlestop" campaign. Readers can also meander along farmlands and forests on the 21-mile T-Bone Trail in Iowa.

In addition to details about each trail, Rail-Trails Iowa and Missouri provides information about trail amenities, including restrooms, parking facilities, and water fountains.

Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Rail-Trails Minnesota
See details
Rail-Trails Minnesota
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy


A new, full-color guide in the official Rail-Trails series covers 48 outstanding multi-use trails in Minnesota.

Whether you’re looking for a trail for a leisurely stroll, a bike ride with the family, or something a bit more challenging, you’ll find it in this comprehensive trail guide highlighting the best, most highly rated trails in Minnesota. Many of the trails were converted from unused railroad corridors to become some of the best multiuse rail-trails in the state. In this guidebook, experts from Rail-to-Trails Conservancy present their final list of 48 of the best trails and rail-trails in Minnesota.

Experience first-hand how Minnesota earned the nickname “Land of 10,000 Lakes” by taking one of several paths through the various lake districts, including the 121-mile Paul Bunyan State Trail, one of the longest rail-trails in the United States. This amazing trail also connects to the Heartland State Trail, which takes travelers past many lakes, rivers, and streams; and the Cuyuna State Trail, which winds its way through pine forests along the shores of many of the state’s most beautiful lakes. The connecting trails of Central Lakes State Trail and Lake Wobegon State Trail offer additional views of the lakes.

Luce Line State Trail leads from urban Minneapolis west through Minnesota's rural landscape, traveling through suburbs, wooded stretches, across wetlands, near lakes, through tall-grass prairie remnants, and into the countryside over varying surfaces.

Although many of Minnesota’s trails are found in the eastern and central areas of the state, traversing the many lakes and waterways, a few gems can also be found in the western regions, offering a variety of vistas. In the southwest, Casey Jones State Trail runs through tallgrass prairie and wooded ravines. For more of an urban adventure, try the 34.5-mile Grand Forks–East Grand Forks Greenway in the northwest, which travels through Grand Forks, North Dakota, and East Grand Forks, Minnesota.

In addition to details about each trail, Rail-Trails Minnesota also provides information about trail amenities, including rest rooms, parking facilities, and water fountains.


Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Rail-Trails Washington and Oregon
See details
Rail-Trails Washington and Oregon
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy


A new full-color guide in the official Rail-Trails series covers more than 40 outstanding multi-use trails in the Northwest.

Across the country, more than 1600 unused railroad corridors have been converted to level, public, multiuse trails, where people can enjoy a fitness run, a leisurely bike ride, or a stroll with the family. In this new guide in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the Northwest region's finest rail-trails plus other great multiuse trails.

Rail-Trails Washington & Oregon includes detailed coverage of more than 40 great trails. Many rail-trails are paved and run through the most scenic parts of town. Others travel along dense forests, open fields, and lush waterways. Some explore the area's history, and others help users enjoy the serenity of the rural countryside.

Favorites noted by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy staff include the Chehalis Western Trail and Olympic Discovery Trail in Washington and the Banks-Vernonia State Trail in Oregon.

This full-color book includes succinct descriptions of each trail from start to finish, plus at-a-glance summary information indicating permitted uses, surface type, length, and directions to trailheads for each trail. Every trip has a detailed map that includes start and end points, trailhead, parking, restroom facilities, and other amenities.


Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Rail-Trails West: California, Arizona, and Nevada
See details
Rail-Trails West: California, Arizona, and Nevada
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy


In this newest edition in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the best of the West. With 70 rural, suburban, and urban trails threading through 1,050 miles, Rail-Trails West covers 60 trails in California, eight in Arizona, and two in Nevada. Many rail-trails offer escapes from city life, like the Mount Lowe Railway Trail, high above the buzzing Los Angeles basin on a rail line vacationers once took to a mountaintop resort. Others offer the pure sensory thrill of sweeping terrain, like Arizona's 7-mile Prescott Peavine Trail. Still more juxtapose the natural world with the railroad's industrial past, like Nevada's Historic Railroad Hiking Trail, which passes through five massive tunnels to reach Hoover Dam. Every trip has a detailed map, directions to the trailhead, and information about parking, restroom facilities, and other amenities. Many of the level rail-trails are suitable for walking, jogging, bicycling, inline skating, wheelchairs, and horses.


Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Walking Austin
See details
Walking Austin
Charles Llewellin


Get to Know Austin’s Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods

Austin, Texas, is a richly historic city of scenic vistas and diverse neighborhoods. This savvy, entertaining guide explores the best of it all. Charlie Llewellin guides you through 32 unique walking tours that traverse Austin’s length and breadth. These urban treks are great ways to soak in the vibe of the City of the Violet Crown. The walks’ commentaries include such topics as architecture, local culture, trivia, and neighborhood history, plus tips on where to dine, have a drink, and shop. Each self-guided tour includes full-color photographs, a map, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, and more. Route summaries make each walk easy to follow, and a “Points of Interest” section lists the highlights of every tour. Walking Austin provides the perfect path for a weekend or an after-work ramble. So grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer!


Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Walking Brooklyn, 2nd edition
See details
Walking Brooklyn, 2nd edition
Adrienne Onofri


The new second edition of the popular book Walking Brooklyn: 30 Tours Exploring Historical Legacies, Neighborhood Culture, Side Streets, and Waterways provides a unique guide to Brooklyn’s diverse communities, notable sights, and ever-evolving streetscape. Author Adrienne Onofri has crafted 30 exceptional tours showcasing the borough’s history, architecture, parks, arts venues, college campuses, places made famous by pop culture, and more.


Each chapter of Walking Brooklyn features a DIY tour route, with step-by-step directions, an area map, photographs, and public transportation information. Every tour tells the story of a neighborhood’s past, present, and future, shedding light on its buildings and landmarks, community life, ethnic heritage, cultural and retail scene, and role in Brooklyn’s renaissance. Readers will discover revitalized districts and state-of-the-art new developments; stroll along the river, bay, or ocean; visit galleries, performance spaces, and artists’ workshops; and see residences ranging from the iconic brownstones to Victorian houses to contemporary high-rises.


This fully revised and updated book now comes in color and includes places that were opened or revived since the first edition was published in 2007, such as the Kings Theatre, Barclays Center, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Prospect Park’s LeFrak Center at Lakeside, City Point, Brooklyn Bridge Park, East River State Park, and Industry City. New routes have been created in neighborhoods that have undergone significant changes, like Downtown, Dumbo, Gowanus, Red Hook, Coney Island, and Bushwick.


Walking Brooklyn is the most comprehensive guidebook available to Brooklyn, covering nearly 40 neighborhoods―from those close to Manhattan (like Brooklyn Heights and Williamsburg) through Park Slope, Fort Greene, Crown Heights, and the rest of the brownstone belt and out to the neighborhoods east of Prospect Park as well as the traditional communities of southern Brooklyn such as Gravesend, Sheepshead Bay, and Gerritsen Beach. Entire walks are devoted to Prospect Park and Green-Wood Cemetery, while many other green spaces are featured on neighborhood tours. Brooklyn’s waterfront is also well-represented, including on a walk that crosses both the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.


Walking Brooklyn is the only book you need if you want to explore―or reminisce about―this historic, dynamic place that everybody’s talking about!

Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Walking Cincinnati, 2nd edition
See details
Walking Cincinnati, 2nd edition
Danny Korman and Katie Meyer


Get to Know the Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods of Cincinnati, Ohio!

From the northern historic railroad suburbs of Glendale and Wyoming to the quaint river towns of Northern Kentucky, discover Cincinnati’s hidden streets, architectural masterpieces, culinary delights, and diverse culture. In this expanded and updated edition of Walking Cincinnati, insiders Danny Korman and Katie Meyer lead you on 35 unique walking tours through the Queen City’s colorful history and natural beauty.

Stroll through the stunning Riverfront Park. Experience Downtown’s hustle and bustle. Enjoy colorful neighborhoods like Over-the-Rhine and Mount Adams. Each self-guided tour includes full-color photographs, a detailed map, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, and more. Route summaries make each walk easy to follow, and a “Points of Interest” section lists the highlights of every tour. The walks’ commentaries include such topics as local culture, trivia, and natural history, plus tips on where to dine, have a drink, and shop.

Cincinnati is a richly historic and entertaining city. This savvy guide explores the best of it all. Whether you’re looking for a two-hour workout or a full day of entertainment, grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer!


Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Walking Denver, 2nd edition
See details
Walking Denver, 2nd edition
Mindy Sink


People come to Denver for the nearby mountains and spectacular natural beauty, the craft beer, the outdoor lifestyle and mild climate with abundant sunshine, but what they also discover is how walkable it is as they explore culinary treasures, history that goes from the time of the dinosaurs to the founding of the Centennial state, and unique culture of the west.

In Walking Denver, author and local Mindy Sink guides readers—whether they are first-time visitors or natives—on 32 diverse walks through the heart of the city, up into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and across the eastern plains. Find the spots where the city reaches 5,280 feet above sea level or one mile high, giving the city it’s nickname of the Mile High City; tiptoe through historic cemeteries and learn of those who shaped Denver in its early days; explore the arts in the Golden Triangle and Arts District on Santa Fe neighborhoods; plan for a half-day outing to the famed Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre and nearby Lookout Mountain Nature Center & Preserve; visit the state’s first capitol with a stroll through downtown Golden and much more.

In this new edition, the author invited her then-11 year old daughter, Sophie Seymour, to contribute “Kid Tips” to select walks that are most suitable for families. Sophie highlights the elements of these walks that will most appeal to kids—playgrounds, wildlife, and activities along the way. Not only is the whole family getting some exercise, they are learning together about history, art, architectural trivia, and what makes this place so engaging.

Whether you’re looking for a two-hour stroll or a full-day’s entertainment, grab this book, step outside…walk Denver!



Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Walking Philadelphia
See details
Walking Philadelphia
Natalie Pompilio


Walking Philadelphia, by award-winning journalist Natalie Pompilio, is the only guide to the city that will make you feel like you're being led by your smartest, closest, funniest friend. The tours not only include all of the important historic facts and figures, but Natalie also shares behind-the-scenes stories and tidbits that you'll later rush to tell others. It's recommended for locals as well as tourists, promising something for everyone.



Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Walking Portland
See details
Walking Portland
Becky Ohlsen


Get to Know Portland’s Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods

Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer. Local author Becky Ohlsen guides you through 33 unique walking tours in the city that’s famous for its great beer and for serious dining on a reasonable budget. Portland is home to hidden gardens, historic landmarks, award-winning restaurants, old-school taverns, oddball shops, and edgy warehouse galleries. Each self-guided tour includes full-color photographs, a map, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, points of interest, and more.

Stroll past organic coffee shops that line the streets at the foot of an extinct volcano. Swing through an independent bookstore nestled against flavorful food-cart pods. Cross bridges and graveyards. Wander a Smithsonian-honored boulevard. See experiments in urban renewal. You’ll soak up history, stories, and trivia on your way to the best parks, shops, restaurants, and nightlife in Oregon. So find a route that appeals to you, and walk Portland!



Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



 
Previous page   Next page Next group of pages

 

Search Search
Search:

Advanced search

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Your cart Your cart
Cart is empty

View cart
Checkout
Orders history


Authentication Authentication
Username

Password

Log in
Register
Recover password

If Javascript is disabled in your browser click here



Secure This site uses a secure server for purchases! Copyright © 2008-2020 Wilderness Press