AMC’s Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast by Carey Michael Kish (Appalachian Mountain Club, $18.95, 276 pp.)
Explore the full length of the rugged coast of Maine in 50 terrific hikes with AMC’s Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast, enjoying classic views, historic lighthouses, and abundant natural beauty. Walk through century-old stands of white pine in Vaughan Woods Memorial State Park. Trek Portland’s finest green spaces. Traverse the ridges of Camden Hills State Park and Acadia National Park’s Cadillac Mountain. Explore the shoreline of Downeast Maine, from the maritime forests of Roque Bluffs State Park to the bogs of Quoddy Head State Park. With the At-a-Glance Trip Planner, you’ll find the best hikes near public transportation, great trips for kids, and routes you’ll enjoy on snowshoes or skis in winter. Whether you’re a local resident or just visiting, this book is a must-have resource for day hiking adventures along the magnificent coast of the Pine Tree State.