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Here's a list of guidebooks that include areas in our region.



50 Hikes in the Hudson Valley
By: Peter Kick, Barbara McMartin, James Long
ISBN: 0-88150-292-8

Published by Back Country Publications. Can be purchased through Amazon or your favorite bookseller.






Adirondack Trails: Eastern Region
By: David Thomas-Train and Neal Burdick
ISBN:

Adirondack Mountain Club guidebook for the Eastern Adirondacks.
Purchase it here






AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Catskills and Hudson Valley
By: Peter Kick
ISBN: 1-929173-84-9

Contains descriptions of 60 trails, mostly to the south of Albany. Buy it from the AMC Store at this link






Discovering the Eastern Adirondacks
By: Barbara McMartin
ISBN: 0-942440-40-4

Can be purchased through Amazon or your favorite bookseller.






Natural Areas of Albany County
By: Claire K Schmitt
ISBN: 978-0-9761196-0-9

Contains Maps and descriptions of 70 natural areas in Albany County.

Purchase information is located here






Natural Areas of Rensselaer County, New York
By: Claire K Schmitt
ISBN: 978-0-9761196-2-3

Contains maps and descriptions of 29 areas in Rensselaer county. Many black and white photos, some historic are included. A short essay, Natural History of Rensselaer Couny by Norton G Miller is included.

Second edition has 6 additional areas

Purchase information is located here






Natural Areas of Saratoga County
By: Claire K Schmitt
ISBN: 978-0-9761196-1-6

Contains maps and descriptions of 56 natural areas in Saratoga County.

Purchase information is located here






Natural Areas of Schenectady County
By: Claire K. Schmitt
ISBN: 978-0-9761196-8-5

Contains maps and descriptions of 26 natural areas in Schenectady County.

Purchase information is located here






New York Exposed the Whitewater State - Vol 1
By: Dennis Squires
ISBN: 097194500-4

A guide to whitewater rivers in New York State.

Purchase information is located here






Quiet Water Canoe Guide: New York
By: John Hayes and Alex Wilson
ISBN: 1-878234-51-1

Contains descriptions of 84 rivers, ponds, and lakes with an emphasis on the Northern part of the state. There are only a few entries for the Capital District area. Each entry has a map showing general information, launches and camp sites and references the appropriate USGS Topo map. Contact information for campgrounds are listed and driving directions to the launch points are provided. Nearly half of the book is dedicated to the flora and fauna of the areas and numerous black and white photos and drawings are included.

This is an Appalachian Mountain Club publications and can be purchased at the AMC Store






Walk's in Nature's Empire
By: Scott Edward Anderson
ISBN: 0-88150-313-4

A guide to the Nature Conservancy's Preserves in New York State. Buy it from the The Countryman Press













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