Here are ten of the most popular books in our Sports Outdoor collection!

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Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Michigan: Sixty Walks, Day Trips, and Backpacks in the Lower Peninsula (Third Edition) (Explorer's 50 Hikes)
Jim DuFresne

SPORTS OUTDOOR DUF

“Hikes range from 1.5 miles to 23 miles, from easy day hikes to extended island backpacking adventures. Complementing the trail descriptions are the most accurate and up-to-date maps available. Hikers will learn where to find the best trailside fishing, birding, and wildlife viewing as well as where to go to find fall colors, spring wildflowers, and undisturbed backcountry camping.”—Provided by publisher.


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The North Country Trail: The Best Walks, Hikes, and Backpacking Trips on America’s Longest National Scenic Trail
Ron Strickland,North Country Trail Association

SPORTS OUTDOOR STR

“Forty premier hikes through the scenic beauty of America’s rugged northern heartlands.”—Provided by publisher.


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Nettie Does the NCT: North Country Trail
Lorana A. Jinkerson

SPORTS OUTDOOR JNF JIN

“The book is intended to inform and encourage families and children to explore the North Country National Scenic Trail as well as experience, enjoy, appreciate and respect our natural environment. As you read the story note the Blue Blazes on some pages. These provide additional information that you can pursue to extend your knowledge about hiking, nature, the NCT and the organizations that support it.”—Provided by the author.


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Gentle Hikes of Upper Michigan: Upper Michigan's Most Scenic Lake Superior Hikes Under 3 Miles
Ladona Tornabene,Lisa Vogelsang,Melanie Morgan

SPORTS OUTDOOR TOR

“Some of the best scenery in Michigan is along Lake Superior. Use this book to find great hikes under three miles. It’s ideal for anyone with limited time in the area, senior citizens, families with small children and people with physical challenges.”—Provided by the publisher.


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Camp Out!: The Ultimate Kids' Guide
Lynn Brunelle

SPORTS OUTDOOR JNF BRU

Provides information and advice on camping gear, setting up camp, food, useful wilderness skills, weather, exploring nature, crafts, games, and other topics for a safe, environmentally sound, and entertaining camping experience.


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National Geographic Kids Get Outside Guide: All Things Adventure, Exploration, and Fun!
Nancy Honovich,Julie Beer

SPORTS OUTDOOR JNF HON

Offers outdoor games and activities for each season to encourage children to spend more time outdoors, with including fun facts, craft projects, and identifying plants, animals, constellations, and clouds.


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The Adventurous Boy's Handbook: For Ages 9 to 99
Stephen Brennan,Finn Brennan

SPORTS OUTDOOR JNF ADV

A guide to outdoor recreation describes such projects and activities as pitching a tent, firebuilding, archery, fishing, swimming and canoeing.


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The Total Outdoorsman Manual (10th Anniversary Edition) (Field & Stream)
T. Edward Nickens

SPORTS OUTDOOR NIC

Features practical tips and techniques to improve hunting, fishing, camping, and survival skills.


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Buck Wilder's Small Twig Hiking & Camping Guide: A Complete Introduction to the World of Hiking & Camping for Small Twigs of All Ages
Tim Smith

SPORTS OUTDOOR JNF SMI

Discusses the basic equipment and preparations needed to go camping or hiking, offers information on hiking and camping in the United States and Canada, and explains basic first aid and survival techniques.


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Paddling Michigan's Hidden Beauty: The Rivers, the Towns, the Taverns
Doc Fletcher

SPORTS OUTDOOR FLE

“The book features day trips down twenty Michigan rivers including…
  • paddling along the banks of the Red Cedar thru the heart of the Michigan State University campus, Carp River whitewater runs thru the gorgeous U.P. Mackinac Wilderness, the strong currents of SE Michigan’s Clinton River (40% of our boats flipped over; 100% of our paddlers loved the trip!), the surprisingly scenic, rural, memorable and delightful Flint River, the gorgeous riffling waters of the Boardman River, near Traverse City, and fun-filled river trips down the AuSable, Crockery Creek, Black (South Haven), Cedar, Manistee, Paw Paw, Pentwater North Branch, Pigeon (Grand Haven), Prairie, Shiawassee, taking the Rouge as it merges into the Detroit, the U.P.’s Indian, and headwaters paddling on two of our state’s longest rivers, the Grand and the St. Joseph, with GREAT (the Grand River Environmental Action Team).”—Provided by publisher.

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