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Yellowstone Treasures: The Traveler's Companion to the National Park

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  • Posted August 1, 2009

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    The only book you need for Yellowstone

    We just got back from Yellowstone and although I had other books I used this book the most. It is informative and gives miles to each attraction, I especially liked the star ratings, which gave us an idea what not to miss. Yellowstone is a great park, even better when you see it all, not just old faithful.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 28, 2009

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    An essential guide to Yellowstone National Park.

    In its third edition, Yellowstone Treasures is a comprehensive guide to Yellowstone National Park, written by Janet Chapple. Janet's father worked in Old Faithful Inn for four summers, giving his daughter a lifelong love of the park.

    That love has translated into this guidebook.

    I purchased the book in anticipation of a trip to Yellowstone, and on our recent trip to the west, my friends and I quickly discovered this book was illuminating, enlightening, and above all, essential to our travels.

    My friend's daughter needed a bathroom, and quickly? Janet's system of describing everything along the roads of the park, down to mileposts, allowed me to easily tell them exactly where we were, and exactly how far it was to the nearest toilet. What's the name of that mountain? A quick look at the mileposts, drawing and maps almost always told us the answer.

    In addition to the comprehensive and painstaking detail on the sights at each mile of the road, Janet provides opinions on the best things to see, cross references things by subjects, and provides a lot of the background on the park in asides in the book.

    I found myself, as we were traveling along, reading aloud on subjects that Janet mentions. Where did the Firehole River get its name? Just who was Norris that Norris Geyser Basin is named for? Which of the sights in Mammoth are worth stopping to take a look at?

    I had purchased an additional guide to Yellowstone, but everything my traveling companions and I could want to know or need to know about the area within Yellowstone was within the nearly 400 pages of this book. The next time my friends and I go back to the park, we certainly will be making use of Ms. Chapple's work.

    If you are planning to visit Yellowstone National Park, I strongly advise you to get a copy of this book beforehand yourself and keep it on hand as you traverse the park. You will be extremely glad that you did.

    This is the way to write a travel book on a National Park.

    Highly Recommended.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 3, 2013

    Excellent Yellowstone Book

    Excellent detailed book on Yellowstone sites. Tells exactly where to go to see specific sites

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  • Posted August 24, 2009

    Treasure it is

    This book was the most practical resource I had while traveling through Yellowstone. What was coming up, background info, some history. Didn't bother with the others.

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