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A guide to the Knobstone Trail

Nathan D. Strange

A guide to the Knobstone Trail

Indiana"s longest footpath

by Nathan D. Strange

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNathan D. Strange, foreword by Marion T. Jackson
SeriesIndiana natural science
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.I6.A2 K667 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438656M
ISBN 109780253222978
LC Control Number2010027453
OCLC/WorldCa613435510

The Knobstone Trail gets its name because it follows the Knobstone Escarpment, which is a knobby slope that runs from Norman Upland to Scottsburg. The trail is restricted to foot traffic only due to damage and erosion issues, but many hikers will tell you there is a fair amount of damage from horses and ATVs. A Guide to the Knobstone Trail provides readers with all they need to know to make the best of hiking this challenging trail. Charts indicate camping and water locations, while up-to-date maps provide topographical information, elevations, and where horse trails intersect hiking : $

A Guide to the Knobstone Trail: Indiana's Longest Footpath Book One of the most beautiful footpaths in the country, the Knobstone Trail offers a spectacularly rugged, mile trek thro acres of forested land in southern Indiana.   In 45 miles, the Knobstone racks up a Rockies-es feet of elevation gain while riding a rugged escarpment that starts within eyeshot of Louisville, Kentucky. When united with its northern section (now called the Tecumseh Trail), the KT will extend a hard-to-ignore miles. But it’s not just hills that distinguish the KT.

Delaney Park requires an admission fee for all park users and Knobstone Trail hikers. To proceed to the Spurgeon Hollow Trailhead, turn right (south) from the Winslow Road/Delaney Park Road intersection and continue for 1/2 mile to the trailhead entrance road (gravel) on the left (east)-watch for the "KT" post.   Among them you’ll find a data book with mileage resources, a downloadable map and guide, GPX file, interactive map, and a town guide with information about restaurants, grocery stores, and lodging along the trail. Recently, the Knobstone Trail became listed on the AllTrails app. You can search for Knobstone Trail: or click here.


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A guide to the Knobstone Trail by Nathan D. Strange Download PDF EPUB FB2

‘A Guide to the Knobstone Trail’ is a very nice introduction to the Knobstone Trail and it includes some history of the trail and surrounding area, and information about some of the local flora and fauna you might encounter on the trail; but the book should not be confused with an actual ‘trail guide’, the difference being in how the /5(22).

The Knobstone Trail map shows the general route of the trail and the topography of the area. Minor reroutes are not indicated on the map. In some areas, the trail follows a very narrow corridor of public property.

The KT map shows the public property boundaries. Maps can be purchased at the DNR customer service center by calling () A comprehensive guide to this scenic footpath, A Guide to the Knobstone Trail provides readers with all they need to know to make the best of hiking this challenging trail.

Charts indicate camping and One of the most beautiful footpaths in the country, the Knobstone Trail offers a spectacularly rugged, mile trek thro acres of /5. The 48 mile Knobstone Trail is Indiana’s longest natural surface foot path. It is a popular backcountry trail that runs along high ridges which offer great views across the wooded hills of southern Indiana, and on clear days, even glimpses of Louisville and the Ohio River.

A comprehensive guide to this scenic footpath, A Guide to the Knobstone Trail provides readers with all they need to know to make the best of hiking this challenging trail.

Charts indicate camping and water locations, while up-to-date maps provide topographical information, elevations, and where horse trails intersect hiking trails. KHTA TOWN GUIDE: Resources along the trail; Tecumseh Trail. Tecumseh Trail Conditions; Tecumseh Trail Features; Pioneer Trail.

Pioneer Trail Conditions; Pioneer Trail Features; Knobstone Trail. Knobstone Trail Conditions; Knobstone Trail Features; Planning Your Trip.

Hoosier Byways & Pathways Discovering Places – Experiencing Journeys. Knobstone Hiking Trail Association. For further info on the original KT there is the book - A Guide To the Knobstone Trail: Indiana's Longest Footpath - Kindle $ Paperback $ For detailed info on the Tecumseh go to https. The Knobstone Trail is a 58 mile hike thro acres in Southern Indiana!.

Book Review: A Guide to the Knobstone Trail by Nathan D. Strange. It’s the perfect travel size–rounded corners make it easy to tote without ruining pages.

That’s great foresight, considering that what is inside this book will certainly prove helpful along the Knobstone Trail. The Knobstone Trail passes primarily through state forests, which are managed for "multiple use" to obtain maximum benefits from recreation, timber, and wildlife production and watershed protection.

They are open to the public for hunting during season, and are actively managed to increase the fish and wildlife population.

Knobstone Trail is a mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Salem, Indiana that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking.

Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash/5(72). Indiana's Knobstone Trail is a 58 mile long footpath surrounded by 40, acres of natural foliage.

This illustrated paperback, the first ever totally devoted to this environmental oasis, is a combination history and guide to the longest continuous hiking route in Hoosier : Indiana University Press. Buy A Guide to the Knobstone Trail (): Indiana's Longest Footpath: NHBS - Nathan D Strange and Marion T Jackson, Indiana University Press.

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The comprehensive field guide to Indiana's Knobstone TrailOne of the most beautiful footpaths in the country, the Knobstone Trail offers a spectacularly rugged, mile trek thro acres of forested land in southern Indiana.A Guide to the Knobstone Trail provides readers with all they need to know to make the best of hiking this challenging trail.

We did the Delaney Park Loop and the Spurgeon Hollow Loop in 2 days. The hike was nice, rugged in places and a few streams to cross.

The trail itself was marked with blue and white blazes, but the mile markers in spots were non-existent/5(7). Tecumseh Trail Guide. Tecumseh Trail Guide. Leffelman, Cindy L.

This free on-line Adobe pdf booklet provides navigational, camping, water, parking, and other information on the HHC-built Tecumseh Trail.

You can use this guide to plan and assist your hike of the popular Tecumseh Trail in Morgan-Monroe and Yellowwood State Forests.

Description. KHT Bundle 8 1/2″ x 11″ KHT Map Set, Data Book, & Town Guide. Knobstone Hiking Trail Association, Martinsville, Indiana. 1, likes 17 talking about this. Indiana and the Midwest’s Association dedicated to the /5(4).

- Hiking the "little A.T." In southern Indiana. As well as what to do after!. See more ideas about Trail, Hiking and Indiana pins. Get this from a library.

A guide to the Knobstone Trail: Indiana's longest footpath. [Nathan D Strange; Marion T Jackson] -- One of the most beautiful footpaths in the country, the Knobstone Trail offers a spectacularly rugged, mile trek thro acres of forested land in southern Indiana. A comprehensive guide to.

The trail has few water sources and this book provides descriptions of options for water drops. I don't think of this trail as scenic so much as a workout, a very serious workout. Sure, Indiana is pretty flat and even if you find the biggest hill, it would be odd to have to climb more than 1, at a time.5/5(7).The Knobstone Trail is the longest hiking trail in southern terminus is about 15 miles (24 km) north of Louisville, Kentucky in the Deam Lake State Recreation currently ends at Delaney Creek Park near Salem, r, there are plans to eventually extend the trail another 80 miles ( km) north to Martinsville, Indiana.

Location: Clark / Scott / Washington counties. A guide to the Knobstone Trail: Indiana's longest footpath / Nathan D. Strange ; foreword by Marion T. Jackson. Format Book Published Bloomington: Indiana University Press, © Description xi, pages: color illustrations, color maps ; .