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6 edition of America"s National Parks for Dummies found in the catalog.

America"s National Parks for Dummies

  • 389 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by For Dummies .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Zoos & wildlife parks,
  • United States - General,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - United States,
  • United States,
  • USA,
  • Parks & Campgrounds,
  • Guidebooks,
  • National parks and reserves

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages526
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8051041M
    ISBN 100764562045
    ISBN 109780764562044
    OCLC/WorldCa46795900


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America"s National Parks for Dummies by Kurt Repanshek Download PDF EPUB FB2

If you use this book and see these parks, you will be amazed by the beauty of the American West. But you will miss Glacier and Bryce and Crater Lake, and that would be a shame. Still, this book will get you started. Pair it with a good trail guide or day hike book for each park.

It's better when you get out and explore the parks.4/5(4). This book is a great guide for visiting the most popular national parks in the United States.

It provides extensive information on parks such as Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Great Smoky Mountains, Olympic, Yosemite and Zion.5/5(2). America's national parks are full of timeless marvels that still rejuvenate the soul: the world's largest trees in Sequoia; its most spectacular geothermal site in Yellowstone; the grandest canyon/5().

Get this from a library. America's national parks for dummies. [Kurt Repanshek] -- Discusses how to plan and pack for a perfect trip and includes detailed information on the fifteen most popular parks.

America's National Parks For Dummies is user-friendly and organized in a logical fashion. Each park is broken down in a chapter that delves into the nitty-gritty of trip planning and highlights, including tips forBook Edition: Edition 2. About the Author. Dayton Duncan, writer and producer of The National Parks, is an award-winning author and documentary filmmaker.

His nine other books include, with Ken Burns, Horatio’s Drive and Lewis & Clark. He has collaborated on all of Ken Burns’s films for twenty years as a writer, producer, and consultant/5(). Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App/5(). America’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration of Independence: that the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places should be preserved, not /5.

America’s National Parks™ supports education and preservation efforts at nearly national parks. Our parent company, Eastern National, is an official nonprofit education partner of the National Park Service. Sincewe have provided more than $ million in aid to the NPS through our park stores, tours & programs, and custom products.

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America's National Parks: A Pop-Up Book is a coast to coast journey featuring 18 of our most visited national parks, with six as stunning, double-page pop-ups: Everglades, Great Smoky Mountains. THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA is a six-episode series on the history of the national parks, directed by Ken Burns and written and co-produced by Dayton Duncan.

* Formerly America's National Parks For Dummies, this guide now focuses exclusively on the most popular parks in the system-those west of the Mississippi * Covers Arches, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Mount Rainer, Olympic, Sequoia/King's Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite /5.

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For the Park Service’s centennial, the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association partnered with the Creative Action Network to commission a new generation of posters dedicated to national parks, monuments and historic sites, colorfully displayed in a little hardcover volume, “See America, Author: Seattle Times Staff.

Your favorite national parks rise up in spectacular three-dimensional scenes in his spectacular book. Go on a coast-to-coast journey to 18 of our most-visited parks, six of them as stunning pop-ups.

Detailed descriptions of 12 other national parks accompany colorful reproductions of original WPA posters/5. What we don’t know about our national parks could fill a book--or, in this case, a survey of U.S.

adults. Thankfully, most of us can say where Old Faithful is located. USA National Parks travel guide. Honest & easy to read USA National Parks travel guide with our views on what's rated, underrated or overrated including maps, itineraries, family info, photos & responsible tourism tips.

Travel like a local on your USA National Parks holiday. Getting Started with National Parks Travel: National Parks Tips for Beginners. Last year’s th anniversary of America’s national park system put national parks on the travel radar of a lot of families.

Many have discovered what so many others have known for so long – national parks are unique and breathtakingly beautiful destinations. Get this from a library. National parks of the American West for dummies. [Kurt Repanshek]. Discover unique treasures from America’s National Park Stores.

Your purchases help to fund vital interpretative and educational programs enjoyed by millions of visitors to America’s national parks and other public trusts. National parks must be established by an act of the United States Congress. A bill creating the first national park, Yellowstone, was signed into law by President Ulysses S.

Grant infollowed by Mackinac National Park in (decommissioned in ), and then Rock Creek Park (later merged into National Capital Parks), Sequoia and. I found the "America's National Parks for Dummies" guide to be much more informative as far as specific trail conditions and wildlife concerns (e.g.

grizzly and black bear areas, mountain lions, etc.) Fodor's guide does not address these issues, which are /5(4). Amusement Parks and National Parks By Kurt Repanshek - June 14th, pm In one of my books, National Parks of the West for Dummies, I tossed in a short chapter that offers readers ten reasons why a national park visit is so much better than a theme park trek.

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Dayton Duncan, writer and producer of The National Parks, is an award-winning author and documentary nine other books include, with Ken Burns, Horatio’s Drive and Lewis & has collaborated on all of Ken Burns’s films for twenty years as a /5().

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While feeding birds in your back yard is a fun way to see wild birds, remember that feeding any wildlife in national parks is against the law.

Do not disturb nesting birds, their eggs, or their nests. If you find juvenile birds out of the nest, leave them alone. Nature knows best, and their parents are nearby. Teachers. Join NPS in the summer to experience nature and history firsthand and earn graduate credit for your re-certification.

Every Kid Outdoors. To help reach our next generation of park visitors and supporters, NPS wants all 4th grade students to visit their public lands &. But the latest national parks trip seems quite a bit more practical than most, considering how many people plan epic road trips out west to visit multiple parks in a few weeks time.

His work has appeared in Smithsonian, National Geographic Traveler, Forbes, Hemispheres, Snow Country, Sunset, the New York Times, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Denver Post, Audubon, National Wildlife, and countless other media outlets.

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