Urban Waterfront Guide by Barbara LaRocco The best, most comprehensive guide to what is happening along NYC's more than 500 miles of coastline. Maps covering every mile of shoreline. How to subway, bike or boat to coastal hot spots. Assorted aquatic life, coastal facts, tides, weather, maritime timelines and environmental issues.
Going Coastal New York City helps you discover the beaches, boardwalks, historic sights, and marine attractions, as well as the limitless opportunities for waterside fun, dining, and adventure, in New York City. Designed for travelers and locals alike a it offers the best, most comprehensive information on what is happening along NYC's 578 miles of coastline. useful companion for hikers, bikers, anglers, kayakers, wildlife watchers, coastal conservationists, and maritime history buffs, it offers:
- Information on hundreds of shoreline access points and public waterfront areas
National, state, and city parks, wildlife refuges, and natural areas
Basic site information a such as location a type of parking, and the availability of boat ramps, fishing, swimming beach, trails, and restrooms
wide spectrum of water-based activities, including beachcombing, birding boating, swimming, scuba diving, surfing, bicycling, hiking, camping, and fishing
Harbor fortifications, historic ships, maritime monuments, museums, and other maritime heritage sites
list of great water festivals, annual events, and celebrations
Detailed maps covering every mile of shoreline
Assorted wildlife, florand fauna, coastal facts, tides, weather, maritime time lines, and environmental issues
Brief biographies of Notable Nauticals-persons whose actions affected the local waterfront
Listings of resources and public transit to help travelers plan and enjoy their trips, 320 pgs. Pub 2009.
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