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Walk the Trails in and around Princeton:
Revised to Include the Newest Trails
Sophie Glovier

Paperback Spiral-Bound | 2017 | $19.95 | £14.95 | ISBN: 9780691175263
72 pp. | 4 x 8 | 52 color photos. 16 color maps.
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Walk the Trails in and around Princeton
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This is an attractive, pocket-friendly guide to walks on sixteen of the best trails through preserved open space in Princeton, New Jersey, and its neighboring towns. This revised edition includes eight new walks, several of which have been created on land that has been preserved since the popular guide was originally published in 2009. The walks range from two to four miles, but many include suggestions for trail connections that allow you to extend your hike if you choose. The guide includes detailed color maps of the trails, directions on how to get to them and where to park, and recommendations for the most scenic routes. Each walk has been designed with a "reason to walk" in mind: a special boulder or waterfall to find, a bit of local history or a beautiful vista to enjoy. The guide is illustrated with specially commissioned color photographs, sixteen of which are featured on detachable postcards.

  • A guide to 16 trails through preserved open space in Princeton and neighboring towns
  • Directions for how to get there and where to park
  • Detailed walking directions, trail distances, and color trail maps
  • Suggestions for connections to other trails
  • 8 new walks are featured in this revised edition, including the Scott and Hella McVay Poetry Trail, the Stony Brook Trail, and the trails at St. Michaels Farm Preserve
  • Specially commissioned color photographs
  • 16 detachable color postcards
  • Proceeds benefit D&R Greenway Land Trust, Friends of Princeton Open Space, and The Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association to support trail maintenance and land stewardship

Sophie Glovier is an author and environmental advocate who is passionate about the preservation of open space and the importance of connecting people to nature. She is a member of the Princeton Environmental Commission and has served as a board member of D&R Greenway Land Trust, Friends of Princeton Open Space, and The Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association.

Table of Contents:

In Princeton's "Central Park"
Walk 1. The Boardwalk and the Lakes
Walk 2. Forest, Fields, and a Waterfall
Greenway Meadows & the Stony Brook
Walk 3. The Scott & Hella McVay Poetry Trail
Walk 4. Along the Stony Brook
In the Institute Woods
Walk 5. The Battlefield to the Swinging Bridge
Walk 6. To the Updike Farmstead in Washington's Footsteps
Woodfield Reservation
Walk 7. Tent and Council Rocks
The Eastern Princeton Ridge
Walk 8. Hilltop Park to Herrontown Woods
Along the Lawrence Hopewell Trail
Walk 9. Around Rosedale Lake to Hunt House
Walk 1 0. Mercer Meadows
Walk 11. The Watershed Center and the Pond Loop
Walk 12. Carson Road Woods
Other Great Walks in Nearby Towns
Walk 13. St. Michaels Farm Preserve, Hopewell
Walk 14. Skillman Park, Montgomery
Walk 15. Griggstown Native Grassland Preserve
Walk 16. Along the D&R Canal, Rocky Hill

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The Boardwalk & the Lakes
The Boardwalk & the Lakes
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The Princeton Battlefield
The Princeton Battlefield
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The Scott & Hella McVay Poetry Trail
The Scott & Hella McVay Poetry Trail
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