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Looking for things to do in the south this spring and summer? From outdoors and nature guides, to beautifully illustrated references on flora and fauna, and travel guides to exciting destinations, our Southern Gateways Guides can help you experience the South to the fullest. You can browse our most recent guides below, and get 30% off plus free shipping on orders over $75 with code 01UNCP30.

Hiking North Carolina’s State Parks: The Best Trail Adventures from the Appalachians to the Atlantic by Johnny Molloy

Detailed information for more than 50 hikes, including highlights and advice for each hike

Detailed hike maps in full color, complete with important trail information

Expert guidance on what gear to take with you

Details for each hike include elevation changes, levels of difficulty, and more

Over 50 beautiful, full-color photographs of North Carolina’s varied and unique landscapes

Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas: A Forager’s Companion by Lytton John Musselman, Peter W. Schafran

Profiles of more than 100 edible plants, organized broadly by food type, including seeds, fruits, grains, and shoots

Details about taste and texture, harvesting tips, and preparation instructions

Full-color photos that make it easy to identify edible plants

30 Great North Carolina Science Adventures: From Underground Wonderlands to Islands in the Sky and Everything in Between edited by April C. Smith and Assistant Editor, Sarah J. Carrier

All you need to plan trips and discover new attractions

Organized by the state’s Mountain, Piedmont, and Coastal Plain regions

Spotlight wonderful places to hike, fascinating geological formations to find, animals and plants to observe, and hands-on learning activities

Explains clearly the scientific processes that made North Carolina the state it is today

Richly illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and maps; includes an indispensable science glossary

Great Day Hikes on North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail by Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, edited by Jim Grode

40 hikes carefully chosen to appeal to hikers of all experience levels

Helpful hike finder feature to identify the perfect hikes for birding, waterfalls, history, universal accessibility, and more

Turn-by-turn guidance and key points of interest for each hike

Full-color maps and photographs

Helpful information about the trail’s history and ongoing development

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