cover Moon Northern California Hiking 2ed.

Moon Northern California Hiking

By and
Second Edition, August 2016
Pages: 650

Price: $21.99 USD
ISBN: 9781631213502

Seasoned outdoors authors Tom Stienstra and Ann Marie Brown know the best hiking trails in Northern California. This brand-new guidebook leads beginner and expert hikers alike to the best trails the northern part of the state has to offer. Complete with detailed regional maps, hiking tips, difficulty and quality ratings for each hike, Moon Northern California Hiking provides hikers with all the necessary tools to head outdoors.

What’s inside Moon Northern California Hiking

Enjoy the very best of Northern California Hiking with these itineraries:
  • Best Beach and Coastal Walks
  • Best for Bird-Watching
  • Best for Butt-Kickers
  • Best for Fall Colors
  • Best for Hikes with a View
  • Best for Kids
  • Best Meadow Hikes
  • Best for Redwoods
  • Best Self-Guided Nature Walks
  • Best Short Backpack Trips
  • Best Summit Hikes
  • Best for Swimming Holes
  • Best for Waterfalls
  • Best Wheelchair-Accessible Trails
  • Best for Wildflowers
  • Best for Wildlife
Discover the best hiking spots in:
  • Redwood Empire
  • Shasta and Trinity
  • Lassen and Modoc
  • Mendocino and Wine Country
  • Sacramento and Gold Country
  • Tahoe and Northern Sierra
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Monterey and Big Sur
  • San Joaquin Valley
  • Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes
  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon

For over 30 years, Tom Stienstra‘s full-time job has been to capture and communicate the outdoor experience. He has hiked 25,000 miles, caught world-record fish, led dozens of expeditions, and is a certified pilot.

Tom is the nation’s top-selling author of outdoors guidebooks. He is the outdoor writer for the San Francisco Chronicle and broadcasts a weekly radio show, Tom Stienstra’s Outdoors Reports, on KCBS-San Francisco. Tom has been inducted into of the California Outdoors Hall of Fame, been named California Outdoor Writer of the Year five times, and received the President’s Choice Award (Newspaper/Website) from the Outdoor Writers Association of America three times.

You can contact Tom directly via the website His guidebooks include:

Moon California Camping
Moon California Hiking
(with Ann Marie Brown)
Moon California Fishing
Moon California Recreational Lakes & Rivers
Moon Northern California Cabins & Cottages
Moon Northern California Camping
Moon Northern California Hiking
(with Ann Marie Brown)
Moon Oregon Camping
Moon Pacific Northwest Camping
Moon Washington Camping
Moon West Coast RV Camping
California Wildlife
Tom Stienstra’s Bay Area Recreation

The author of 13 outdoor guidebooks, Ann Marie Brown is a dedicated California outdoorswoman. She hikes, bikes, and camps more than 150 days each year in an effort to avoid routine, complacency, and getting a real job.

Ann Marie’s work has appeared in Sunset, VIA, Backpacker, and California magazines. As a way of giving back a little of what she gets from her experiences in nature, she writes and edits for several environmental groups, including the Sierra Club and National Resources Defense Council.