CANCELED: UNC Press presents Jim Grode, editor of Great Day Hikes on North Carolina's Mountains-To-Sea Trail, in conversation with Marcia Bromberg


The Mountains-to-Sea Trail is an 1,175-mile destination trail that crosses North Carolina from Clingmans Dome in Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Jockey's Ridge State Park on the Outer Banks. It traverses 37 counties, 7 national parks and forests, and nearly a dozen state parks and historic sites. This is the first-ever guide to day hikes along the crown jewel of North Carolina foot trails. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or new to the outdoors, this official guide from Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail is your go-to companion for exploring all the trail has to offer, showcasing everything from scenic mountain vistas to surprising escapes in the state's Piedmont region and the wonders of coastal plain pocosins.

Features include:
- 40 hikes carefully chosen to appeal to hikers of all experience levels
- Helpful hike finder feature to identify the perfect hikes for birding, waterfalls, history, universal accessibility, and more
- Turn-by-turn guidance and key points of interest for each hike
- Full-color maps and photographs
- Helpful information about the trail's history and ongoing development

Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) is a nonprofit organization that brings together communities and volunteers to build, maintain, and improve the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. Jim Grode is the trail resource manager for Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. He will be in conversation with Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail board member Marcia Bromberg. 

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Great Day Hikes on North Carolina's Mountains-To-Sea Trail (Southern Gateways Guides) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781469654850
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - March 23rd, 2020