The Little Book of National Parks

From Yellowstone to Big Bend

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With facts and trivia that reveal the majesty and diversity of these national treasures, along with inspiring nature quotes, The Little Book of US National Parks covers all 63 parks, highlighting the most-visited conservation areas.

Discover dramatic landscapes and the most spectacular sights.

From sea to shining sea, America is host to some of the most dramatic landscapes on Earth. Whether you are a camper or a nature buff, you will find here such spectacular sights as the tallest trees of the Redwood, the desert of Death Valley, the gorge of Grand Canyon, the snowy mountains of Mount Rainier and the jagged peaks of the Grand Teton.

With facts and trivia that reveal the majesty and diversity of these national treasures, along with inspiring nature quotes, The Little Book of US National Parks covers all 63 parks, highlighting the most-visited conservation areas. Among them are Acadia, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Great Smoky Mountains, Mount Rainier, Rocky Mountains, Yellowstone, Yosemite and Zion. For nature-lovers, hikers and visitors, this journey through the nation's natural wonders, their landmarks and inhabitants, is both armchair tourism and inspiration to get out there and explore.

SAMPLE QUOTE:
'National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst.' Wallace Stegner, novelist and environmentalist

SAMPLE FACT:
At Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota, visitors can see and touch rocks that are half as old as the planet Earth. (Daily Telegraph, 21 May 2015)
Category: Humour & Gift
ISBN: 9781800691711
Table Of Contents: Wilderness Protected: Find out why the national parks were established, what they protect and how you can enjoy and explore them - The Pacific West: Including information on all parks in that area, such as Death Valley, Joshua Tree, Redwood and Yosemite - The Mountain West: Including information on all parks in that area, such as Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Rocky Mountains and Yellowstone - The Midwest: Including information on all parks in that area, such as Cuyahoga Valley, Indiana Dunes and Wind Cave - The South & Northeast: Including information on all parks in that area, such as Big Bend, Everglades, Great Smoky Mountains and Virgin Islands - Environmental Concerns: Here are also the direct threats to the country's wilderness areas with solutions and support.
Publisher: Welbeck
Imprint: Orange Hippo
Pub Date: May 2022
Page Extent: 192
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Gift books