Showcasing a diverse cross-section of hikes in the Adirondacks, the author covers everything from wilderness and wild forest to rugged peaks, and gentle walks to beautiful waterfalls. the guide includes 360 miles of trails to caves, uninhabited lakes, wetlands, cliffs, and fire towers across the Park's 6 million acres. The hikes range in length from 1.5 to 13.5 miles. Each hike description includes the natural history of the region, a topographic map, mile-by-mile directions, and information on distance, difficulty, terrain, and hiking time. An overview chart makes it easy to pick a hike for every ability.