50 Hikes in South Florida: Walks, Hikes, and Backpacking Trips in the Southern Florida Peninsula, First Edition

3.67 avg rating
( 6 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780881505313: 50 Hikes in South Florida: Walks, Hikes, and Backpacking Trips in the Southern Florida Peninsula, First Edition
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This hiking guide to the region of Florida south of FL 60 includes hikes along the Gulf Coast and the Atlantic Coast, and in Big Cypress Swamp, the Everglades, and the Florida Keys.

In the entire continental United States, only South Florida can lay claim to truly tropical habitats with native tropical plants. Rare ghost orchids grow in the humid depths of the Big Cypress, a region of vast prairies, haunting cypress strands, and deep sloughs filled with alligator flag. From its traditional start at Lake Okeechobee, the world's only Everglades sweep southward. North of Lake Okeechobee lie the remnants of ancient sand dunes forming high and dry scrub habitats, while along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastlines the freshwater marshes of the interior meet the mangrove swamps of the barrier islands. In the Florida Keys, jungles of Caribbean plants top fossilized coral reefs surrounded by still aquamarine waters.

This guide to a fascinating region contains a mix of easy nature trails, beach walks, and short interpretive boardwalks, as well as challenging day hikes and backpacking trips. The hikes range in length from 1 to 20 miles; each hike description includes mile-by-mile directions, a topographic map, and information on hiking time, mileage, and trail conditions. 50 spectacular black-and-white photographs by Clyde Butcher

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Sandra Friend is a freelance writer and photographer whose work has appeared in Blue Ridge Country, Appalachian Trailway News, Florida Hiker, and Backpacker. She participates in the Florida Trail Association as an activity leader, a trail maintainer, and a volunteer with organization publications. She is also the author of Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Central Florida; Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in North Florida; Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in South Florida; Florida in the Civil War: A State in Turmoil, and Sinkholes. She lives in Ocala, Florida.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Sandra Friend
Published by W. W. Norton and Co. (2003)
ISBN 10: 0881505315 ISBN 13: 9780881505313
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton and Co., 2003. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780881505313

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 19.48
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Friend, Sandra
Published by Countryman Press 9/1/2003 (2003)
ISBN 10: 0881505315 ISBN 13: 9780881505313
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Countryman Press 9/1/2003, 2003. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in South Florida: Walks, Hikes, and Backpacking Trips in the Southern Florida Peninsula. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780881505313

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 25.01
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Friend, Sandra
Published by Countryman Press (2018)
ISBN 10: 0881505315 ISBN 13: 9780881505313
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Countryman Press, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # 0881505315

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 25.22
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Sandra Friend
Published by Countryman Press
ISBN 10: 0881505315 ISBN 13: 9780881505313
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Countryman Press. Paperback. Condition: New. 368 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.1in. x 0.9in.This hiking guide to the region of Florida south of FL 60 includes hikes along the Gulf Coast and the Atlantic Coast, and in Big Cypress Swamp, the Everglades, and the Florida Keys. In the entire continental United States, only South Florida can lay claim to truly tropical habitats with native tropical plants. Rare ghost orchids grow in the humid depths of the Big Cypress, a region of vast prairies, haunting cypress strands, and deep sloughs filled with alligator flag. From its traditional start at Lake Okeechobee, the worlds only Everglades sweep southward. North of Lake Okeechobee lie the remnants of ancient sand dunes forming high and dry scrub habitats, while along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastlines the freshwater marshes of the interior meet the mangrove swamps of the barrier islands. In the Florida Keys, jungles of Caribbean plants top fossilized coral reefs surrounded by still aquamarine waters. This guide to a fascinating region contains a mix of easy nature trails, beach walks, and short interpretive boardwalks, as well as challenging day hikes and backpacking trips. The hikes range in length from 1 to 20 miles; each hike description includes mile-by-mile directions, a topographic map, and information on hiking time, mileage, and trail conditions. 50 spectacular black-and-white photographs by Clyde Butcher This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9780881505313

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.96
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Sandra Friend
Published by WW Norton & Co, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0881505315 ISBN 13: 9780881505313
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description WW Norton & Co, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. In the entire continental United States, only South Florida can lay claim to truly tropical habitats with native tropical plants. Rare ghost orchids grow in the humid depths of the Big Cypress, a region of vast prairies, haunting cypress strands, and deep sloughs filled with alligator flag. From its traditional start at Lake Okeechobee, the world's only Everglades sweep southward. North of Lake Okeechobee lie the remnants of ancient sand dunes forming high and dry scrub habitats, while along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastlines the freshwater marshes of the interior meet the mangrove swamps of the barrier islands. In the Florida Keys, jungles of Caribbean plants top fossilized coral reefs surrounded by still aquamarine waters. This guide to a fascinating region contains a mix of easy nature trails, beach walks, and short interpretive boardwalks, as well as challenging day hikes and backpacking trips. The hikes range in length from 1 to 20 miles; each hike description includes mile-by-mile directions, a topographic map, and information on hiking time, mileage, and trail conditions. Seller Inventory # APC9780881505313

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 28.17
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Sandra Friend
Published by WW Norton & Co, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0881505315 ISBN 13: 9780881505313
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description WW Norton & Co, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. In the entire continental United States, only South Florida can lay claim to truly tropical habitats with native tropical plants. Rare ghost orchids grow in the humid depths of the Big Cypress, a region of vast prairies, haunting cypress strands, and deep sloughs filled with alligator flag. From its traditional start at Lake Okeechobee, the world's only Everglades sweep southward. North of Lake Okeechobee lie the remnants of ancient sand dunes forming high and dry scrub habitats, while along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastlines the freshwater marshes of the interior meet the mangrove swamps of the barrier islands. In the Florida Keys, jungles of Caribbean plants top fossilized coral reefs surrounded by still aquamarine waters. This guide to a fascinating region contains a mix of easy nature trails, beach walks, and short interpretive boardwalks, as well as challenging day hikes and backpacking trips. The hikes range in length from 1 to 20 miles; each hike description includes mile-by-mile directions, a topographic map, and information on hiking time, mileage, and trail conditions. Seller Inventory # APC9780881505313

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 28.52
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Friend, Sandra
Published by Countryman Press
ISBN 10: 0881505315 ISBN 13: 9780881505313
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
PNW Bookseller, Inc.
(Boise, ID, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Countryman Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0881505315. Seller Inventory # 9780881505313

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.73
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Sandra Friend
Published by W. W. Norton and Co. (2003)
ISBN 10: 0881505315 ISBN 13: 9780881505313
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton and Co., 2003. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780881505313

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 20.90
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.49
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Friend, Sandra
Published by Countryman Press
ISBN 10: 0881505315 ISBN 13: 9780881505313
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Russell Books
(Victoria, BC, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Countryman Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0881505315 Special order direct from the distributor. Seller Inventory # ING9780881505313

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.95
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.00
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Sandra Friend, Clyde Butcher (Photographer)
Published by Countryman Press (2003)
ISBN 10: 0881505315 ISBN 13: 9780881505313
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Countryman Press, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0881505315

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 31.97
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book