The National Parks

The National Parks

The National Parks

Presents a narrative history of the American National Park System, examining the events and political battles that led to the establishment of each park while profiling each for its unique attributes, in a volume that also pays tribute to key advocates.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Dayton Duncan
Publisher : Knopf
Release : 2009
Total Pages : 403 Pages
ISBN : 9780307268969


The Art Of The National Parks Fifty Nine Parks

The Art Of The National Parks Fifty Nine Parks

Explore the majesty of the National Parks through the eyes of contemporary artists. ART OF THE NATIONAL PARKS is a beautiful art book that displays the unique beauty of each U.S. National Park, as captured by the Fifty-Nine Parks Print Series Fifty-Nine Parks collaborated with some of the world’s foremost contemporary artists and designers to create original posters that celebrate the unique beauty of the U.S. National Park system. The wildly popular poster art that resulted is now available as a collection for the first time in this gorgeous art book. A contemporary take on the W.P.A. posters of the 1930s, each poster is a unique and original reflection of the talent and perspective of the contemporary artist who created it, resulting in a one-of-a-kind tribute to the majesty of the national parks. Includes art of the Top Ten Most Visited National Parks as rated by the National Park Service: (1) Great Smoky Mountains, (2) Grand Canyon, (3) Rocky Mountain, (4) Zion, (5) Yosemite, (6) Yellowstone, (7) Acadia, (8) Grand Teton, (9) Olympic, and (10) Glacier. Filled with Facts: Includes a comprehensive history and overview of the flora, fauna, and best sights in each park. Travel Guide: With seasonality and travel tips, Our National Treasure: The Art of the National Parks can also be used as a guide for visiting the national parks. Gift for Nature Lovers: An ideal gift gift for armchair travelers, national park enthusiasts, and anyone who appreciates contemporary art and design. Each Book Gives Back: Sales benefit the National Park Service. “Highlights the unique beauty of each national park” –SierraClub.com

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Genre : Art
Author : Weldon Owen
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-07-20
Total Pages : 176 Pages
ISBN : 9781647223700


Scenic Science Of The National Parks

Scenic Science Of The National Parks

"Discover a fresh perspective on America's National Parks in a stunning illustrated guide featuring fascinating science, fun trivia, and helpful insider travel tips for all sixty parks. What caused the stone arches in Arches National Park? Why are Yellowstone's geothermal pools such wild colors? How did the Badlands get their name? America's sixty National Parks are some of the most beautiful unique, and biodiverse places on earth, and are visited by millions annually. Home to some of our most treasured species of animals and plants, as well as some of the most striking geological features--like mountains, rock arches, caves, volcanoes, and geysers--the parks are also scientific playgrounds, where visitors can learn about botany, geology, and wildlife first hand. Scenic Science of the National Parks curates and breaks down the most compelling natural science highlights of each park, from volcanic activity, glaciers, and coral reefs to ancient redwood groves, herds of bison, giant bats, and beyond. Highlighting information on the history and notable features of each park, as well as cool insider travel tips vetted by National Park Service park rangers, this book makes a fun addition to any park lover's book collection"--

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Genre : Science
Author : Emily Hoff
Publisher :
Release : 2020
Total Pages : 352 Pages
ISBN : 9781984856302


National Parks Coloring Book

National Parks Coloring Book

Presents all 50 national parks in alphabetical order.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Peter F. Copeland
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 1993-01-01
Total Pages : 64 Pages
ISBN : 0486278328


Your Guide To The National Parks

Your Guide To The National Parks

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. With something for everyone, this is Your Guide to the National Parks.

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Genre : Travel
Author : Michael Joseph Oswald
Publisher : Stone Road Press
Release : 2017-01-01
Total Pages : 720 Pages
ISBN : 9781621280682


The National Parks

The National Parks

Pays tribute to the landscape, diversity of species, and spirit found in American national parks.

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Genre : Photography
Author : W. Clark Bunting
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2015-10-27
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9781608874088


Atlas Of The National Parks National Geographic

Atlas Of The National Parks National Geographic

"Profiles of 60 parks--from battlefields to national seashores--administered by the National Park Service, highlighting their diverse appeal and available outdoor activities. A brief glimpse is given of 29 additional parks, including the newly created Indiana Sand Dunes."

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Genre : Nature
Author : Jonathan Waterman
Publisher : National Geographic
Release : 2019
Total Pages : 432 Pages
ISBN : 9781426220579


This Is A Book For People Who Love The National Parks

This Is A Book For People Who Love The National Parks

Smart, short, and irresistibly illustrated, This Is a Book for People Who Love National Parks is a park-by-park celebration of the American outdoors. For devoted park-goers and casual campers alike, this charming guide is nothing short of a celebration of America's natural wonders. An introduction to the storied history of the Parks Service is paired with engaging profiles of each of the sixty-one National Parks, from Acadia to Zion and everything in between. Quirky facts and key dates are woven throughout, while refreshingly modern illustrations capture the iconic features of each majestic setting. Deeply researched but not too serious, This Is a Book for People Who Love National Parks is an essential addition to every park lover's field library.

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Genre : Travel
Author : Matt Garczynski
Publisher : Running Press Adult
Release : 2020-05-05
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9780762469024


The National Parks

The National Parks

Get your kids excited about the great outdoors! This travel guide for kids will highlight the diverse beauty and wonder of the USA's most beautiful natural spaces. From the giant redwoods of Sequoia to the geysers of Yellowstone, this educational book is a fun, child-friendly travel guide that covers all 62 National Parks in the USA. Go on an adventure through America's iconic parks! Bright eye-catching photographs and illustrations and easy-to-read text are the perfect introductions for young nature enthusiasts. Little rangers will learn all kinds of fun facts - like Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in Alaska is bigger than Switzerland - and more. Kids will also learn all about the diverse animals and plant life that you can find in the USA. The educational book features special tips to ensure their visits are safe and fun. Kids will also learn how they can help keep habitats clean during their visits. Young readers will get the inside scoop on all the activities there are to do in each National Park, including rock climbing, river rafting, skiing, horseback riding, and cycling. They will also get insider knowledge about each park, like secret caves and endangered animals to make visits extra special! Discover the Wonders of USA's National Parks This delightful kid's book is one adventure that you don't want to miss! Go on an epic journey through America's National Parks, from the wide-open spaces of Grand Teton to the iconic Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis. Explore the fascinating history of all 61 parks, as well as the unique animals and plants that inhabit the vast wilderness. This kid's book is an ideal gift for young nature lovers and future adventurers! This travel guide will take you on a trip through: - All 62 of the USA's national parks from the Great Smoky Mountains on the East Coast to the rocky deserts of Joshua Tree in the West. - The diverse flora and fauna that you will find in the USA's National Parks. - All the fun activities like rock climbing, river rafting, and more that are available in each of the parks.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : DK
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2020-10-06
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9780744037227


Secrets Of The National Parks

Secrets Of The National Parks

Identifies hidden treasures and lesser-known points of interest in each of America's national parks.

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Genre : National parks and reserves
Author : National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division
Publisher :
Release : 2014
Total Pages : 316 Pages
ISBN : 143515410X