A Guide to the Knobstone Trail: Indiana's Longest Footpath by Nathan D. Strange

By Nathan D. Strange

The most attractive footpaths within the kingdom, the Knobstone path bargains a spectacularly rugged, 58-mile trek via 40,000 acres of forested land in southern Indiana. A complete advisor to this scenic footpath, A consultant to the Knobstone path presents readers with all they should be aware of to make the simplest of mountaineering this hard path. Charts point out camping out and water destinations, whereas updated maps supply topographical info, elevations, and the place horse trails intersect mountaineering trails. First-person money owed, journey diaries, neighborhood lore approximately bushes, wildflowers, and animal existence, plus the newest GPS details and elevation information are integrated. good illustrated with greater than 60 photos and 19 maps, this simply transportable advisor is a vital backpacker's device for a secure and remarkable experience. (2011)

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YACC was the result of an amendment to the Federal Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; its purpose was to provide jobs and training for unemployed and out-of-school young people between the ages of 16 and 23. The YACC workers at Deam Lake State Recreation Area were involved in cleaning up the beach and carrying out timber stand improvement practices. Seeing that he could use this new program, Payne soon had the crew of 11 working from April through October on the Knobstone Trail. This lasted for the next 2 years and resulted in many miles of new 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. ╇ 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. The intermittent employees were limited to 180 days of work per year.

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. The intermittent employees were limited to 180 days of work per year. The trail was routed to take advantage of clear spots and valleys as well as high points that would give a great outward view.

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