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Haunted hikes : spine tingling tales and trails from North America's national parks

Author: Andrea Lankford
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Santa Monica Press, ©2006.
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"Combining the popularity of ghost stories with the traditional aspects of a park trail guide, these creepy hikes lead courageous climbers and armchair adventurers through some of the scariest, most mysterious places in North America. Thoroughly investigated, yet often tongue-in-cheek, these tales behind the trails include the chupacabra that roams the swamps inside the Big Thicket National Preserve, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Guidebooks
Local history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Lankford
ISBN: 1595800093 9781595800091
OCLC Number: 62421087
Description: 373 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Andrea Lankford.
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"Combining the popularity of ghost stories with the traditional aspects of a park trail guide, these creepy hikes lead courageous climbers and armchair adventurers through some of the scariest, most mysterious places in North America. Thoroughly investigated, yet often tongue-in-cheek, these tales behind the trails include the chupacabra that roams the swamps inside the Big Thicket National Preserve, the execution-style shooting of two General Motors executives at Crater Lake, and the pair of disembodied legs that have been seen running around inside the Mammoth Cave Visitor Center. A fright factor rating is listed for each hike, along with information on trailhead access, maps, and hike difficulty levels. From the wheelchair accessible to multi-day treks into the wilderness, the included trails cover a wide range of hiking abilities and even feature a haunted Louisiana bayou best reached by canoe or kayak."--Publisher description.

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