This updated and revised edition of BestEasy Day Hikes Washington, D.C. includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow hikes in and near the nation’s capital. Discover Theodore Roosevelt Island; monuments and memorials, museums, gardens, and Rock Creek Park; the C&O Canal towpath; and top-notch trails along the Potomac River.
Look inside for:
• Casual hikes to half-day adventures
• Hikes for everyone, including families
• Mile-by-mile directions and clear trail maps
• Trail Finder for best hikes for history buffs, nature lovers, and water views
• GPS coordinates
Louise S. Baxter is a freelance writer and outdoor enthusiast in the Washington, D.C. area whose articles have appeared in the Washington Post and Travel Weekly, and on Condenast.com.