A Guide to the Knobstone Trail (Paperback)

Indiana's Longest Footpath (Indiana Natural Science)

By Nathan Strange, Marion Jackson (Foreword by)

Indiana University Press, 9780253222978, 160pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2011

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One of the most beautiful footpaths in the country, the Knobstone Trail offers a spectacularly rugged, 58-mile trek through 40,000 acres of forested land in southern Indiana. A comprehensive guide to this scenic footpath, A Guide to the Knobstone Trail provides readers with all they need to know to make the best of hiking this challenging trail. Charts indicate camping and water locations, while up-to-date maps provide topographical information, elevations, and where horse trails intersect hiking trails. First-person accounts, trip diaries, local lore about trees, wildflowers, and animal life, plus the latest GPS information and elevation data are included. Well illustrated with more than 60 photographs and 19 maps, this easily portable guide is an essential backpacker's tool for a safe and memorable adventure.

About the Author

Nathan D. Strange is a writer and naturalist based in Lexington, Kentucky.