Best Walks of the Southern Highlands




By John & Gillian Souter

45 fantastic walks

Between Sydney and Canberra lies a walkers’ playground of idyllic swimming holes, sparkling creeks, fascinating formations and historic hamlets. The Southern Highlands and the countryside that fringes it is a diverse landscape filled with secret gullies and dramatic escarpment. Regardless of your fitness level or experience, the best way to discover these environments is to set off on foot. Best Walks of the Southern Highlands, part of Woodslane’s popular walking guide series, introduces the best walks for visitors and locals alike, ranging from strolls through historic villages and wildflower walks across heathland to more difficult hikes up volcanic hills and down river valleys.

Best Walks of the Southern Highlands includes:

– 14 easy walks, 22 medium walks and 9 hard walks, plus 2S walk variations

– Summary table of walk distances, grades, estimated durations and highlights

– Accurate colour maps showing waypoints and nearby facilities

– Overview maps and directions to help you find the start of the walk

– Dog-friendly walks and tips for safe and eco-friendly walking

– Information about Highlands history and environment

– Identification charts for most commonly seen wildflowers and birds

– Over 200 colour photographs

Soft laminated cover Perfect bound

Full colour 233 pages

Size 220mm X 130mm

Published 2012

ISBN 9781921874895

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