National Parks of the USA
Score: 3
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National Parks of the USA


  • Author : Kate Siber
  • Publisher : Wide Eyed Editions
  • Release Date : 2018-07-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781786036957


National Parks of the USA Book Description :

Discover the beauty and diversity of America's great outdoors in this tour of its most iconic national parks. Explore Florida's river-laced Everglades, travel down the white water rapids of the Grand Canyon, trek across the deserts of Death Valley and scale the soaring summits of the Rocky Mountains with this book that brings you up close to nature's greatest adventures. Packed with maps and fascinating facts about the flora and fauna unique to each park, this fully-illustrated coast-to-coast journey documents the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places—and shows why they should be preserved for future generations to enjoy. Parks include: Acadia, Badlands, Big Bend, Biscayne, Bryce Canyon, Channel Islands, Death Valley, Denali, Everglades, Gl...

Moon USA National Parks

Moon USA National Parks


  • Author : Becky Lomax
  • Publisher : Moon Travel
  • Release Date : 2018-10-16
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781640492776


Moon USA National Parks Book Description :

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 59 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, mountain climbing, kayaking, rafting, and more, plus detailed hike descriptions and trail maps marked with distance, du...

Your Guide to the National Parks
Score: 5
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Your Guide to the National Parks


  • Author : Michael Joseph Oswald
  • Publisher : Stone Road Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-01
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781621280682


Your Guide to the National Parks Book Description :

This award-winning guide, completely updated for the 2017 edition, includes more than 450 new photographs, 160 revised maps, and 50 hiking tables, making it the only guidebook you'll need to explore the United States National Parks. An all new design with the same intuitive layout keeps the step-by-step itineraries,kid-friendly activities, and most popular ranger programs at your fingertips to help plan your next family vacation. Thousands of hotels, restaurants, and attractions beyond the parks and 11 suggested road trips make it the ultimate dashboard companion. Exhaustive activity information--including hiking tables, easy-to-find trailhead markers, outfitter details, and backpacking essentials--serves as blueprint for an adventure of a lifetime. ...

Treasures on Your Doorstep

Treasures on Your Doorstep


  • Author : Julia Lynam
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-05
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0984780513


Treasures on Your Doorstep Book Description :

Looking for a grand day out? Or an inexpensive nearby destination for your next weekend jaunt? Your search is ended! In every State in the Union you'll find often-overlooked National Park properties - over 400 of them - waiting to delight you. This beautifully illustrated little book will open your eyes to the Treasures On Your Doorstep and give you an insider's-eye view of what they can offer you and your family....

The National Parks of the United States

The National Parks of the United States


  • Author :
  • Publisher : D & M Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-08-20
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781771621229


The National Parks of the United States Book Description :

A stunning photography book featuring all 59 U.S. National Parks, published to coincide with the National Parks Service’s centennial The National Parks of the United States is a stunning tribute to some of the most spectacular and diverse scenery in the world. From the peaks of Colorado to the glaciers of Alaska, from the volcanoes of Hawaii to the everglades of Florida, this handsome volume features all 59 National Parks, even the de-listed, forgotten three located in Michigan, North Dakota, and Oklahoma. The book also provides useful details for each park including nearest city, coordinates, and size. Adding further inspirational content are personal reflections on the area quoted from a variety of perspectives, including park rangers, explorers ...

My 61 US National Parks Bucket List Journal

My 61 US National Parks Bucket List Journal


  • Author : Journal Delight
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-05-29
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1070698326


My 61 US National Parks Bucket List Journal Book Description :

Did you always want to see all of the 61 National Parks of the United States? Has this always been part of your bucket list but you don't quite know how to make it happen? This 61 US National Parks bucket list travel journal is the tool you need. Plan how you will conquer the 61 National Parks and record your travel experience. This journal also includes the latest two parks: Gateway Arch and Indiana Dunes which only became National Parks in 2018 and 2019. The journal provides: Close to 250 pages in total Size 6x9 inches (229 x 152 mm) 4 pages per National Park: 2 pages for planning and 2 pages for writing down your experience. Three pages show prompts and the fourth page is a bullet grid that allows you to freely write or draw. The journal is nicely...

Valuing U S  National Parks and Programs

Valuing U S National Parks and Programs


  • Author : Linda J. Bilmes
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-08-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351055765


Valuing U S National Parks and Programs Book Description :

This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of U.S. National Parks (including monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas, and historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected areas, with particular application to the U.S. National Park Service. The framework covers many benefits provided by NPS units and programs, including on-site visitation, carbon sequestration, and intellectual property such as in education curricula and filming of movies/ TV shows, with case studies of each included. Examples are drawn from studies in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Everglades National ...

Challenge of the Big Trees

Challenge of the Big Trees


  • Author : William C. Tweed
  • Publisher : George F. Thompson Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-15
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1938086473


Challenge of the Big Trees Book Description :

Beginning in 1872 with the establishment of Yellowstone, national parks were set aside to preserve for future generations the most spectacular and inspirational features of the country. The best representative examples were sought out of major ecosystems, such as Yosemite, geologic forms, such as the Grand Canyon, archaeological sites, such as Mesa Verde, and scenes of human events, such as Gettysburg. But one type of habitat--the desert--was overlooked until travel writers and the Automobile Age began to change Americans' perceptions about desert landscapes. As the National Park Service began to explore the better-known Mojave and Colorado Deserts of southern California during the 1920s for a possible desert park, many agency leaders still held the ...

Valuing U S  National Parks and Programs

Valuing U S National Parks and Programs


  • Author : Linda J. Bilmes
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: National parks and reserves
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1138483125


Valuing U S National Parks and Programs Book Description :

This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of US National Parks (including Monuments, Seashores, Lakeshores, Recreation Areas, Historic sites) and National Park Service Programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework for calculating the economic value of protected areas, with particular application to the U.S. National Park Service (NPS). The framework highlights the many benefits the National Park Service (NPS) provides to the general public, including on-site visitation, and several other "uses" of NPS units previously not studied from an economic perspective such as in education, filming of movies/TV shows, and carbon sequestration, with case studies of each included. Examples are drawn from studies in Santa Monica Mountai...