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By Nathan D. Strange

ISBN-10: 0253222974

ISBN-13: 9780253222978

Probably the most attractive footpaths within the state, the Knobstone path bargains a spectacularly rugged, 58-mile trek via 40,000 acres of forested land in southern Indiana. A accomplished advisor to this scenic footpath, A advisor to the Knobstone path presents readers with all they should recognize to make the easiest of mountain climbing this not easy path. Charts point out tenting and water destinations, whereas updated maps supply topographical info, elevations, and the place horse trails intersect mountaineering trails. First-person money owed, journey diaries, neighborhood lore approximately bushes, wildflowers, and animal lifestyles, plus the most recent GPS details and elevation info are incorporated. good illustrated with greater than 60 images and 19 maps, this simply moveable advisor is a vital backpacker's instrument for a secure and remarkable experience. (2011)

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Some parts of the KT, however, actually follow the horse trails for a mile or so at a time. The section of trail between Mile Markers 17 and 19 exemplifies this extreme disturbance and has received the most damage. By 2005, the trail had become a swamp in the rainy season, and as of 2010 it remains the same. Attempts have been made by hikers to keep horses off this precious resource. indb 45 11/5/10 10:26 AM Hi k i n g t h e K n ob s t on e T r a i l of being shot with a rifle. However, since the KT passes these horse paths so often and for such long distances, the conflict over the 2 activities might never be resolved.

Indb 26 11/5/10 10:26 AM T h e E n d of a n E r a projects for the next 3 years. In 1993, he left the DNR to take the position of superintendent of parks and recreation for the City of West Lafayette. Jerry Pagac retired in 2005, after serving the last 15 years of his 34-year career with DNR as the state park director. He is now the executive director of the Champaign County, Illinois, Forest Preserve District. C. Dennis Wolkoff stayed with TNC, becoming a regional director in the East. Most of the other people involved with the creation of the trail have also moved on and, much like the trail history over the years, seem to have become lost in the paperwork.

With eyes well adapted for gloomy, poorly lit locales, spring migrants arrive in southern Indiana around the middle of April, eating the area’s insects, worms, and berries. indb 43 11/5/10 10:26 AM wildlife make the state their home, including a wide collection of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, freshwater mussels, fish, and birds. Hi k i n g t h e K n ob s t on e T r a i l Planning Your Trip Before starting out, study the route of the trail and plan accordingly on how many miles will be traveled in a day.

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