National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States, 8th Edition

National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States, 8th Edition

by National Geographic, Phil Schermeister
     
 

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In time for the National Park's 100th birthday, this flagship, best-selling guide is fully revamped and updated with all new text, photographs, and design. National Geographic writers hit all 59 national parks—including Pinnacles, the newest in the crown—for intensive on-the-ground research. 300 photos and 80 colorful maps complete the extraordinary

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In time for the National Park's 100th birthday, this flagship, best-selling guide is fully revamped and updated with all new text, photographs, and design. National Geographic writers hit all 59 national parks—including Pinnacles, the newest in the crown—for intensive on-the-ground research. 300 photos and 80 colorful maps complete the extraordinary package. Practical and comprehensive coverage includes engaging, individual park descriptions and brief history, travel planning tips, itineraries and directions, activities, park lodges and hotels, visitor center contact information, and camping information. Well-known national parks writers provide new insights into the parks and share favorite spots for viewing scenery, wildlife, sunsets, and more in this Centennial edition.

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Library Journal
01/01/2016
Prospective tourists will find their travel decisions made easier by this guide's detailed descriptions of various destinations complemented by which attractions to see; the best times to go; visitor center information; camping and other lodging details; security concerns at the park; and more. Entries are presented by region and then alphabetically. VERDICT This beautifully and heavily illustrated guide will help readers decide which of the 59 scenic U.S. national parks to visit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781426216510
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
01/19/2016
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
16,002
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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