The original trail guide to New Paltz and the Shawangunk Mountain range, this backpack-sized book contains 24 of the most scenic trails in the area. Contained in this guide are trail descriptions, travel times, difficulty ratings, distances in U.S. and Metric. Suitability for children, descriptions of animals, plants, historic and geologic landmarks. Easy to read maps. Parking and trailhead location for GPS, Local accomodations listing and tips for where to go when it is crowded. All profits from this trail guide are donated to local and environmental charity. It is designed for both experienced and beginner bikers, hikers and cross country skiiers.