Short Hikes in the Finger Lakes Region of NY

Cortland and Ithaca Region

From the seven valleys of Cortland to the gorges and waterfalls of Ithaca, the scenery and wildlife of the region are all great. This is our first of many books about the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York. In this book we present 25 wonderful areas of the region and describe the short hiking trails that you can explore in them, just as we did.

As always we give you explicit directions from an Interstate highway to the trails and tell you what to expect when you get there. Our books are always, "Outdoor books for ordinary people," so you and your family can feel at ease doing these interesting trails. Some are a little more adventurous than others, but all are fun. We enjoyed hiking each and every one of these trails. Now you can, too.

More than 70 full color photographs add to the interactive nature of this book. Its unique size and top spiral binding will allow you to carry it in your back pocket for easy reference on the trail. More than 100 pages of photos, directions, special attractions and cautions are contained in this trail guide.

2014, 120 pages, top spiral bound, 70 full color photos $19.95

You can ask for this book at your local bookstore or outfitter. To order this book, or any of our other titles, with a credit card, call the publisher Common Man Books at 866-793-0555 or go through their website at www.commonmanbooks.com.


Auburn - Syracuse Region

The City of Syracuse is right in the middle of New York State and is on the Northeast corner of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region. It is surrounded by wonderful rural areas that provide great hiking trails and wonderful views. In this trail guidebook we help you to explore 25 of the great natural areas in both Onondaga and Cayuga Counties. From miles of paved trails around Onondaga Lake to a moderate trek up to a hang gliding takeoff area with a great view, we cover it all. Then we explore even more interesting trails to the West of Syracuse to the Skaneatlas and Auburn areas around Cayuga Lake. There you will find great waterfalls and interesting nature trails to explore.

As always we give you explicit directions from an Interstate highway to the trails and tell you what to expect when you get there. Our books are always user friendly so you and your family can feel at ease doing these interesting trails. Some are a little more adventurous than others, but all are fun. We enjoyed hiking each and every one of these trails. Now you can, too.

More than 80 full color photographs add to the interactive nature of this book. Its unique size and top spiral binding will allow you to carry it in your back pocket for easy reference on the trail. More than 100 pages of photos, directions, special attractions and cautions are contained in this trail guide.

2015, 130 pages, top spiral bound, 80 full color photos $19.95

You can ask for this book at your local bookstore or outfitter. To order this book, or any of our other titles, with a credit card, call the publisher Common Man Books at 866-793-0555 or go through their website at www.commonmanbooks.com.