Winner of the 2017 National Outdoor Book Award for Best Outdoor Adventure GuidebookIn this brand new series from Appalachian Mountain Club, readers will discover the best outdoor recreation for their favorite vacation destinations. AMC Outdoor Adventures: Acadia National Park includes 50 of the best hiking, biking, and paddling trips for all ability levels. For over 100 years, Acadia National Park has enticed visitors with its breathtaking, rugged terrain, and ocean views. Located on the central coast of Maine, Acadia boasts the tallest mountain on the U.S. Atlantic coast. This new series guide will show you all Acadia has to offer. Featuring additional sports such as trail running and stand up paddle boarding, this completely updated guide is the one resource to throw in your pack before heading out. With hikes up Cadillac Mountain, cycling trips on the Park's popular carriage roads, and serene, unforgettable inland paddling trips, this book will take you all around the islands. First-time visitors and veteran explorers alike will enjoy this comprehensive guide to trips on Mt. Desert Island, Isle au Haut, and the Schoodic Peninsula. Perfect for a day trip or week-long adventures, this guidebook will reveal scenic bike paths, cobblestone beaches, glacial ponds, granite peaks, and ocean-side cliffs. Also included in this guide is an indispensable trail map covering all of Mount Desert Island, Isle au Haut, and Schoodic Peninsula. AMC Outdoor Adventures: Acadia National Park is the go-to guidebook and map for exploring all that the outdoors has to offer in this natural treasure. Also Available: - AMC's Best Sea Kayaking in New England (ISBN: 9781628420067)- Maine Mountain Guide, 10th Edition (ISBN: 9781934028308)- AMC's Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast (ISBN: 9781934028926)
About the Author
Jerry Monkman While Jerry has written ten books and directed a feature-length documentary film, you will usually find him shooting nature and outdoor lifestyle imagery (stills and video) for non-profit, editorial, and commercial clients. His images and short films have defined adventure landscapes and told conservation-themed stories for more than 20 years for clients such as The Trust for Public Land, The Nature Conservancy, National Geographic Adventure, L.L. Bean, and Timberland. With his wife Marcy he runs EcoPhotography, his stock and assignment photo business and video production company. Marcy Monkman Nature photographer, Marcy Monkman, works alongside her husband, Jerry Monkman, on EcoPhotography, a stock and assignment photo business and video production company. She lives with Jerry and their children, Acadia and Quinn, in Portsmouth, NH.