Best Tent Camping: New York State

Best Tent Camping: New York State

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Wilderness abounds in New York State. From the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean, from the Adirondack Mountains to the Catskills, from the St. Lawrence River to the Hudson, millions of acres of public lands are dotted with hundreds of campgroundsa€”but you probably only have a precious amount of limited time. Where should you go? When should you go? Thata€™s what Best Tent Camping: New York State is fora€”to help you make the wisest use of your time in the wilds of New York. Divided geographically into seven sectionsa€”Long Island, Catskills/Hudson Valley, Central/Leatherstocking, Adirondacks, St. Lawrence River, Finger Lakes, and Westerna€”the book is a helpful reference for camping enthusiasts throughout the state. Historical tidbits, descriptions of wildlife and the occasional personal anecdote add flavor to the campground descriptions. Star ratings and maps make choosing the best place to pitch a tent a simple task. Making reservations online or blindly over the phone can put a camper miles from the restroom, stranded with no shade, or in the middle of a busy campground trail. Maps will help campers avoid those pitfalls, and wherever possible the author has even recommended specific campsites for maximum privacy, spaciousness, or beauty.Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization Catharine Starmer ... Even those who have never visited the area may recognize the scenery from the work of the Hudson River School of ... the Kaaterskill, and Northa€“South Lake served as inspiration to Jasper Francis Cropsey and his 1850 painting Catskill ... The lake is currently a single entity, but for most of its history an earthen dam in a narrow isthmus separated it into two bodies ofanbsp;...

Title:Best Tent Camping: New York State
Author:Catharine Starmer, Aaron Starmer, Timothy Starmer
Publisher:Menasha Ridge Press - 2013-10-29


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