Grand Canyon National Park Pocket Guide

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Put Grand Canyon National Park Pocket Guide in your pocket and explore one of the seven natural wonders of the world. This information-packed, fully portable book highlights the key things you’ll need to get the most out of your visit. Outdoor activities, flora and fauna, and history are detailed, as well as useful travel information to help you navigate areas in and ...

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Overview

Put Grand Canyon National Park Pocket Guide in your pocket and explore one of the seven natural wonders of the world. This information-packed, fully portable book highlights the key things you’ll need to get the most out of your visit. Outdoor activities, flora and fauna, and history are detailed, as well as useful travel information to help you navigate areas in and outside the park.
 
Find inside:

•  Two PopOut™ maps and eight detailed area maps
•  Detailed information on both the North and South Rims
•  Outdoor activities including hiking and camping, as well as making your way
    into the Canyon by mule
•  Activities just for families and additional resources to the area

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A 19th-century prospector viewing the Grand Canyon for the first time declared, "Something awful happened here," but for its 5 million visitors a year, the geological event that occurred there 17 million years ago can only be described as miraculous. Nearly everything about this Arizona national park preserve is awesome, but taking optimal advantage of its beauty and opportunities for recreation can be daunting. In ten maps, including two PopOuts, Falcon's Grand Canyon National Park Pocket Guide introduces tourists to the canyon and its environs, including Bright Angel and South Kalbab Trail. The pocket guide also contains detailed information on both the North Rim and South Rim, including tips about outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and even touring the canyon by mule!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762748051
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 5/13/2008
  • Series: Falcon Guide Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,376,064
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 3.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Bruce Grubbs is an avid camper, backpacker, hiker, mountain biker, and cross-country skier who has been exploring the American desert for over thirty years. A professional outdoor writer and photographer, he has written nine previous FalconGuides. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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Table of Contents

(1) Welcome: Introduction to Grand Canyon National Park; (2) Navigate: Getting to and around the Park; (3) History: Key things about the park; (4) Flora and Fauna: All Things Great and Small; (5) Horizons: Natural and Historic Sites; (6) Get Going: Activities in the Park; (7) Just for Families; (8) Recharge: Places to Sleep and Eat; (9) Beyond the Borders: Off-site Places to Sleep, Eat, and Go; (10) Resources

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