Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

Author: Erik Molvar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762753680
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Thoroughly updated and revised, this guide covers fifty-six hikes in the two featured parks as well as the surrounding areas--Cedar Breaks National Monument, the Markagunt high country, and the Paunsaugunt area.

Base Camp Las Vegas

Author: Deborah Wall
Publisher: IMBRIFEX BOOKS
ISBN: 0997236981
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Situated in the heart of the magnificent Southwest, Las Vegas is surrounded by spectacular natural landscapes. Within easy reach are five national parks, including Zion, Grand Canyon, and Death Valley. Dozens of state parks, regional preserves, recreation areas, and public lands offer amazing variety, from sand dunes and salt flats to alpine meadows, waterfalls, and ancient forests. Unique plant and animal life as well as archaeology, paleontology, and fascinating Wild West history are all waiting to be discovered in this region, making Las Vegas an ideal basecamp: Hikers can enjoy solitude and unspoiled wilderness by day and world-class urban amenities by night. Base Camp Las Vegas includes 101 of the best hiking destinations within hours of Las Vegas. The author has hiked each of the 101 featured routes more than once, and she describes each in detail, including route, elevations, terrain, flora & fauna, and historical details. She notes the best season for enjoying each one, what to wear, and what to take along. She describes any hazards or inconveniences that hikers might encounter and rates the difficulty of each hike from easy to strenuous. She’s also included an easy-reference guide to the top five hikes in a variety of categories including birdwatching, stargazing, wildflowers, wetlands, kid and teen favorites, most strenuous, and most remote. Base Camp Las Vegas tells hikers where and when to go--and also how to prepare--to enjoy the best trails this unparalleled region has to offer.

Capitol Reef National Park

Author: Rick Stinchfield
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 156579642X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Finally, the total experience of enjoying Capitol Reef National Park has been captured in one comprehensive volume.

Best Easy Day Hikes Zion and Bryce Canyon National

Author: Erik Molvar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762753871
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Small enough to fit in a back pocket, this book samples 19 easy-to-follow, accessible, and scenic trails in the national parks. Eric Molvar describes the best hikes for those who have limited time or abilities, without missing out on the area's scenic splendors. · Half-hour strolls to full-day adventures · Ranking from easiest to challenging quickly helps you find the kind of trail or hike you want · Accurate, easy-to-follow directions to the trailhead · Hike summary

Hiking Grand Canyon National Park

Author: Ron Adkison
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9781493023004
Format: PDF, Docs
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Fully revised and updated, Hiking Grand Canyon National Park provides first-hand descriptions and detailed maps for all of the park's developed trails as well as tips on safety, hiking with children, access, and services. This guide includes scenic and exciting hiking adventures for both the North and South Rims.

Hiking Canyonlands and Arches National Parks

Author: Bill Schneider
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762794658
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Lace up your boots and sample more than sixty of the finest hiking trails in southeastern Utah, where the breathtaking canyons, multicolored sandstone arches, and magnificent spires of Canyonlands and Arches National Parks provide the setting for countless outdoor adventures. Let veteran hiker Bill Schneider lead you past eight sandstone arches on the Devils Garden Trail in Arches National Park; take you over slickrock to the Harvest Scene panel in the remote Maze District; and show you the sweeping view of White Rim Country through awesome Mesa Arch in the Island in the Sky District. With Hiking Canyonlands and Arches National Parks in hand, you'll discover the most spectacular trails and amazing scenery Utah's red rock country has to offer. Inside you'll find: Accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails In-depth trail information Difficulty ratings for each hike Detailed trail maps GPS coordinates for all trailheads Outstanding color photography Whether you're a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest in Hiking Canyonlands and Arches National Parks.

Hiking Olympic National Park

Author: Erik Molvar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014862
Format: PDF, ePub
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This updated edition of Hiking Olympic National Park features 66 of the finest trails in and around the park plus 40 additional trail recommendations throughout northwest Washington’s spectacular landscape. These trails crisscross the park’s wilderness ecosystem, stretching from the beaches of the Pacific to the heart of the Olympic Mountains. Whether you choose a strenuous backpacking trip over glacier-clad mountains or a short stroll through a temperate rain forest, veteran trail guide and author Erik Molvar provides all the information you need to make the most of hiking the Olympic Peninsula. Look inside to find: Hikes suited to every ability Full-color photos GPS coordinates Directions to the trailhead Mile-by-mile directional cues

Moon Zion Bryce

Author: W. C. McRae
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 1631215019
Format: PDF, ePub
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Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure With five national parks within a day's drive of one another, southern Utah is a dream destination for spectacular outdoor adventure and staggering natural beauty. Moon Zion & Bryce is the ultimate guide to crafting a memorable journey through this diverse and thrilling landscape. Moon Zion & Bryce features: Full coverage of southern Utah's five national parks and their surrounding regions: Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, and Capitol Reef National Park Itineraries for every timeline and travel style, ranging from one day in each park to a week-long road trip covering all of them, including: Avoiding the Crowds, Red Rocks Road Trip, Ancient Rock Art, Best Day Hikes, and Family Fun Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps of each park Strategies for getting to the parks and traveling between them, with suggestions on the best places to stop along the way to eat, rest, or explore Expert tips for travelers looking to go backpacking, canyoneering, mountain biking, rafting, rock climbing, horseback riding, or hiking, plus essential packing and health and safety information The top activities and unique ideas for exploring each park: Find the best spot for photographing the sunrise, or embark on an adrenaline pumping white-water rafting excursion down the Colorado River. Enjoy the serenity of Bryce in the winter season with a cross-country ski day, or take a week-long summer road trip to hit every spot on your list. Explore the beautiful remains of ancient Native American rock art on display all over the parks, or discover the creative, energetic spirit of nearby Moab Valuable insight from seasoned explorers and regional experts Bill McRae and Judy Jewell Where to stay inside and outside the parks, including the best spots to pitch a tent, park your RV, or relax at an upscale resort Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations Coverage of gateway cities and towns, including Moab and less crowded areas like Kodachrome Basin and Escalante Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and history Hitting more of North America's incredible national parks? Try Moon Grand Canyon, Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton, or Moon Glacier National Park. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip.