New England's landscape offers a remarkable array of natural diversity in a compact geographic area. From the alpine mountains and expansive lakes to hidden old-growth forests, gorges, and bogs, revel in the beauty of it all through nearly 200 color photographs. More than 100 of the region's natural areas are featured. Visit popular destinations such as Cape Cod, Franconia Notch, Cadillac Mountain, and Quechee Gorge, as well as less-known destinations off of the beaten path. Discover why waterfalls are short-lived and mobile, and how rare trees and flowers arrived in New England. Each clearly written site description details why the area is unique, how it was formed, and offers historical anecdotes and access information including recommended trails and auto roads. This book is a must-have for nature and photography enthusiasts, history buffs, hikers, and anyone who loves the great outdoors.