Waterfalls of Massachusetts: An Explorer's Guide to 55 Natural Scenic Wonders (Paperback)

An Explorer's Guide to 55 Natural Scenic Wonders

By Jr. Joseph Bushee

New England Cartographics, 9781889787121, 168pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010



Waterfalls of Massachusetts features 55 great locations for viewing waterfalls: all of them chosen for their beauty and easy accessibility. Each waterfall site described here includes driving directions, detailed maps, trail notes, and an attractive photograph. The waterfalls are arranged by region--the Berkshires, Connecticut River Valley, central Massachusetts, and the greater Boston metro area. Within each region, they are arranged in groups near to each other so that the reader can more easily plan to visit several waterfalls during one trip.Also included in this useful guide is advice on hiking safety, equipment, and photography, along with geologic and historical information that provides the background necessary for a better appreciation of these natural scenic wonders. In addition, there is a detailed list of hiking organizations, land trusts, and sources for maps.