By Nathan D. Strange
The most appealing footpaths within the state, the Knobstone path deals a spectacularly rugged, 58-mile trek via 40,000 acres of forested land in southern Indiana. A entire advisor to this scenic footpath, A advisor to the Knobstone path offers readers with all they should understand to make the simplest of climbing this demanding path. Charts point out tenting and water destinations, whereas up to date maps offer topographical details, elevations, and the place horse trails intersect mountaineering trails. First-person bills, journey diaries, neighborhood lore approximately bushes, wildflowers, and animal existence, plus the most recent GPS details and elevation information are integrated. good illustrated with greater than 60 photos and 19 maps, this simply transportable consultant is a necessary backpacker's software for a secure and remarkable experience. (2011)
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Carry out used containers and please be sure to not leave any unused containers behind. Be Conscientious with Waste Where restrooms are not available, which is almost everywhere along the trail, avoid contamination to natural resources by using an area at least 200 feet from any water supply and camping zone. indb 49 11/5/10 10:26 AM Hi k i n g t h e K n ob s t on e T r a i l conditions. Always use biodegradable soaps and toilet paper. If family pets follow along, practice the same method of burying their waste.
The philosophy in routing the trail included an attempt to vary the type of terrain and views afforded from the trail. Other Streams and Trails specialists who worked for Payne and Pagac included Neal Overbey, Tom Kidd, Rex Becker, Jack Lash, Paul Sherwood, and Mike Martin. â•‡ Courtesy of Indiana Department of Natural Resources were approved, and eventually a 2-man south crew was charged with trail construction and supervising volunteer groups. Scot Smith and Bob Smolik filled these positions for the next several seasons, helping with the completion stages of the KT on the northern end.
Indb 24 11/5/10 10:25 AM T h e E n d of a n E r a interested in getting the Knobstone Trail tied into their recreational area. Delaney Creek Park already had a well-defined 3-mile trail through a valley in the southern part of the property, and a rough 5-mile pathway along the remote ridge in the park’s northern section. The already existing trails provided the possibility for hiking an 8-mile loop from the developed campground. Delaney Creek Park also had the plan to provide an alternative to the Spurgeon Hollow Trailhead for accessing the Knobstone Trail from the northern end.
A Guide to the Knobstone Trail: Indiana's Longest Footpath (Indiana Natural Science) by Nathan D. Strange