Secret Places of WNY
Discover secret and scenic day hikes within a day's drive of Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Secret Places of Western New York: 25 Scenic HIkes is more than a trail guide. Hidden in these pages, you'll uncover what makes these hikes special enough to be a Secret Place. Both lifetime locals and visitors to the region will be guided to the best paths and trails throughout the Niagara, Buffalo, Rochester and Southern Tier regions.
Hike to grottos where the only sound is the trickle of water, crawl through hidden caves, commune with nature in ancient forests, stumble upon tucked away treasures like loney graves, splash on secluded beaches and creeks, admire towering waterfalls, and if you dare, step under the cascade yourself. Find historical carvings on rocks and trees that many walk past but never see and be awestruck when ice volcanoes erupt on the shores of Lake Erie.
These outdoor adventures appeal to a range of abilities, whth most hikes accessible for the whole family. Coauthors Jennifer Hillman and William McKeever have teamed up with Bruce Kershner's literary estate to encourage the next generation of explorers to discover 25 compelling secret and not-so-secret day hikes in Western New York.
Go Take a Hike!