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10 books about national parks
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Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 62 Parks (Travel Guide) by Becky Lomax
This book was published last year by Moon Travel and takes approximately 23.3 hours to read.
They've been dubbed America's best idea for a reason: get inspired, get outdoors, and discover the wild beauty of the United States with Moon USA National Parks. Inside you'll find: Coverage of all 62 national parks, from the misty mountains of the east and the redwoods of the west to the glaciers of Alaska and volcanoes of Hawaii, organized by region Strategic lists and itineraries: Choose from lists of the best parks for hiking, wildlife, families, and scenic drives or make your way down the list of the top ten national parks experiences across the country The best outdoor adventures in every park, including backpacking, biking, climbing, kayaking, rafting, and more, plus detailed hike descriptions and trail maps marked with distance, duration, effort level, and trailheads National parks road trips with driving times and advice for linking multiple parks, interesting stops between them, and nearby attractions and state parks Comprehensive planning resources: With maps and transportation tips, you'll have the tools to explore each park or region individually, or visit multiple for an epic national parks trip Expert advice from former park guide Becky Lomax on how to avoid crowds, what time of year to visit, and where to stay inside and outside the parks, from campgrounds to hotels Know before you go: Find essential background on climate, terrain, wildlife, history, and safety precautions, plus practical information on park fees, passes, and reservations, including how to obtain and use a National Parks Pass Gorgeous, full-color photos throughout, plus a handy keepsake section for your national parks stamps and a detachable fold-out poster map Whether you're trekking to striking vistas, rafting a wild river, or camping under the stars, find your park adventure with Moon USA National Parks. For more in-depth information on a specific park, check out one of Moon's national parks travel guides.
National Geographic Complete National Parks of the United States: 400+ Parks, Monuments, Battlefields, Historic Sites, Scenic Trails, Recreation Areas, and Seashores by Mel White
Category: Nature & Ecology
This book was published 5 years ago by National Geographic and takes approximately 18.1 hours to read.
From recreation areas and trails to historic sites, from nature hikes to seashores, this comprehensive travel guide and reference to the United States National Parks has been completely revised and updated, with a brand-new cover, more than 30 new photos, and 15 new properties that have been approved by President Barack Obama since the publication of the first edition. The ultimate travel planner and reference guide for all things national parks, this 544-page resource from National Geographic is filled with full-color photos, detailed maps, historical background, and practical facts on the location of the park system properties, as well as the best times to visit and top-rated activities.
100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do by Joe Yogerst
Category: State & Local
This book was published 2 years ago by National Geographic and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.
"A guide to the best parks in the United States and Canada, including activity and accommodation information; information on nearby attractions; top ten lists; and information on local fare"--
National Geographic Atlas of the National Parks by Jon Waterman
Category: Atlases & Gazetteers
This book was published 2 years ago by National Geographic and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.
"Profiles of 60 parks--from battlefields to national seashores--administered by the National Park Service, highlighting their diverse appeal and available outdoor activities. A brief glimpse is given of 29 additional parks, including the newly created Indiana Sand Dunes."
The National Parks: America's Best Idea by Dayton Duncan
Category: Environmental Economics
This book was published 12 years ago by Alfred A. Knopf and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.
Presents a narrative history of the American National Park System, examining the events and political battles that led to the establishment of each park while profiling each for its unique attributes, in a volume that also pays tribute to key advocates.
Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia-to-Zion Journey Through Every National Park by Conor Knighton
This book was published last year by Crown and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.
"The Emmy-winning CBS Sunday Morning correspondent chronicles his year traveling to every one of our national parks, discovering the most beautiful places and most interesting people that America has to offer"--
50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do by National Geographic
Category: National Parks
This book was published 4 years ago by National Geographic and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.
The best travel experiences in every state and province, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sights include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, dude ranches, and out-of-the-way museums. Discover the world's longest yard sale in Tennessee; swamp tours in Louisiana; dinosaur trails in Colorado; America's oldest street in NYC; a string of lighthouses in Nova Scotia; authentic Chinese night markets in British Columbia; and the best spot to watch for sea otters on the central California coast. Each entry provides detailed travel information as well as fascinating facts to help fuel your wanderlust and ensure the best vacation possible.
Yellowstone & Grand Teton Travel Journal & Activity Book for Kids: A Log Book For National Park Adventures For Children Ages 7 to 11 by Outdoor Adventures Publishing
This book was published last year by Independently published and takes approximately 3.0 hours to read.
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Fodor's The Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West: with the Best Scenic Road Trips (Full-color Travel Guide) by Fodor's Travel Guides
Category: Tourist Destinations & Museums
This book was published 2 years ago by Fodor's Travel and takes approximately 26.1 hours to read.
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