Guide to the National Parks of the United States (Sixth Edition)

Guide to the National Parks of the United States (Sixth Edition)

by National Geographic

Hardcover(Sixth Edition)

Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, July 25


Featuring 375 color photos and 80 full-color detailed maps—more than any other park guidebook—this is the most comprehensive, up-to-the-minute book of its kind on the market today. A perennial favorite with more than a million copies sold in previous editions, it reflects National Geographic’s century-long association with America’s national parks system and its peerless reputation for travel expertise and cartographic excellence.The guide opens with an essay by Yellowstone authority Paul Schullery, a section on how to use the guide, and a national locator map. The parks are presented alphabetically region by region, with individual maps and geographical profiles. Colorfully illustrated descriptions offer tours tailored to the time available, whether it’s an hour or a week, and tell visitors the best spots to enjoy hikes, spectacular vistas, wildlife, and more. An Information & Activities page provides practical advice on visiting—park contact information, camping and lodging, accessibility, pet restrictions, things to do, and special advisories. Excursions to nearby wildlife refuges, monuments, forests, and other areas of exceptional interest follow many of the park entries.From planning a trip to making the most of every minute, here’s all the information anyone could want on the scenic national parks—the crown jewels of the park system—plus invaluable advice from National Geographic writers who know them well.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426218682
Publisher: National Geographic
Publication date: 04/03/2017
Edition description: Sixth Edition
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 612,206
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

Guide to the National Parks of the United States (5th Edition) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Burncoatgirl More than 1 year ago
Detailed and easy to read - remember to flag certain pages with post it notes and take this book along. As soon as my travels are complete, I will pass this on to another family member who longs for similar adventures.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gave as a gift and was greatly received