Rocky Mountain National Park: Adventure, Explore, Discover

Rocky Mountain National Park: Adventure, Explore, Discover

by Doreen Gonzales

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Its terrain carved by glaciers about 2 million years ago, Rocky Mountain National Park includes some of the most breathtaking views in all of North America. People come from all over to hike and ski the park's trails and to catch a glimpse of the abundant wildlife living within the park. The park is home to over a hundred different types of butterflies, many small mammals, elk, bighorn sheep, and mountain lions to name just a few. Learn how people and foundations are working to keep the park vital so that it can be enjoyed for generations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598450965
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/2009
Series: America's National Parks Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

About Book 4

Rocky Mountain National Park Facts 6

1 The View From the Top 8

2 Before There Was a Park 18

3 The New Park 36

4 Life in the Park 60

5 Challenges to the Park 90

6 What First? 106

Report Links 118

Glossary 120

Chapter Notes 122

Further Reading 125

Index 126

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