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Longstreet Highroad Guide to the Georgia Coast & Okefenokee

By Richard J. Lenz

Design by Lenz, Inc. Decatur, Georgia.



The Longstreet Highroad Guide to the Georgia Coast and Okefenokee

By Richard J. Lenz. Foreword by The Georgia Conservancy. Here you will find the entire contents of the best-selling book about the Georgia coast written by the editor of the 19-book Longstreet Highroad Guide series.

This Web site, which also exists as a book, has more than 170,000 words, 22 maps, 25 sidebars, numerous illustrations, and photographs covering the Georgia Coast and Okefenokee Swamp. There are two ways to find information: the expandable book map below (find the area you are interested in and click) and the Sherpa Search search engine (above).

The book is one volume in the Longstreet Highroad Guides series of 19 books by Longstreet Press. Outdoor enthusiasts can use the Longstreet Highroad Guides series to plan excursions to other coastal areas including the Florida Keys and Everglades, Chesapeake Bay, the Maine coast, the Washington and Oregon coast, and the California coast. The mountain series highlights Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Washington Cascades, Oregon Cascades, Colorado, California, and Arizona. You may want to read book reviews about the series.

Coastal travelers—first-time visitors as well as seasoned locals—will find a wide range of information on this Web site. Whether you want to hike across a beautiful barrier island, camp in the remote coastal wilderness, fish in the golden marshes, or tour a historic fort, we lead you to the best the coast has to offer.

This site features the best natural areas, lodging, and restaurants that make the Georgia coast special. A useful resource for hikers, bikers, campers, fishermen, boaters, wildlife watchers, and history buffs who want to learn more about Georgia’s beautiful and wild coast. Highlights the geology, flora, and fauna of hundreds of sites where amateur naturalists will learn more about the Georgia coast’s rich natural and human heritage. Included are special sections on Savannah and the Okefenokee Swamp. Coastal travelers looking to explore everything from remote backcountry to the more well-known and popular sites will find the Longstreet Highroad Guide to the Georgia Coast and Okefenokee indispensable. This reference work is perfect for first-time visitors as well as seasoned explorers. Whether you want to hike across a beautiful barrier island, camp in the remote coastal wilderness, fish in the golden marshes, or tour a historic fort, this book leads you to the best the coast has to offer. It brings together the natural history and features of the coast in a format that is easy to use and packed with detailed information.

Web site wear you out?

All of this content is available in dead trees (book) form for those who may want to carry it with them on the hiking trails, beaches, river campsites, or historic sites. Or just admire it on their coffee table. Published in 1999, the book is 352 pages long, has 22 maps, is printed 2-color and measures 7x9 inches. Includes 60 original drawings, photographs, appendices, and an index. ISBN 1-56352-542-9. $18.95. Book reviews. Buy the book.

About the Author

Richard J. Lenz is an award-winning writer and senior editor of the Longstreet Highroad Guide national series of 19 nature-related books. He is president of Lenz Design & Communications, Inc., a print and Web design communications firm in Decatur, Georgia that specializes in the areas of nature, medicine, and law. Lenz has also won awards for design and photography.


A typical coastal scene.Contents

(View an expanded hyperlinked book map)

Front Matter

The Natural History of the Georgia Coast

The Northern Coast: Chatham and Bryan Counties

The Central Coast: Liberty and McIntosh Counties

The Southern Coast: Glynn and Camden Counties

Appendices

Sidebars


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Published (print): 1999, Published (Web): March 2000, Revised (Web): November 2002, ISBN: 1-56352-542-9
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