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About the Book
Explorers have relied on maps since the creation of
paper. National Parks are some of the most popular destinations for modern-day
exploration. This book unites explorers with large, legible maps of their
national parks before having the privilege to step foot in them.
National Parks are some of the most beautiful and popular destinations in the United States. They're also vast expanses of undeveloped wilderness. To explore them properly you need the right tools.
Since the advent of paper, maps have been among explorers' most valuable tools. This atlas-sized title includes large, legible, full-color maps of all 63 U.S. National Parks. In addition, you'll find hundreds of photos to preview the parks. Driving distance charts help keep travel ambitions within the realm of reality. Favorite lists put the best of America's Best Idea at the reader's fingertips. Suggested itineraries provide a foundation for your next national park adventure. And there's all the need-to-know info about permits, crowds, and closures, to make sure you maximize your precious vacation time. Travel has changed over the years, but maps remain an invaluable tool.
"Exceptionally informative and thoroughly 'user friendly' in organization and presentation, National Park Maps ... is especially and unreservedly recommended for personal, professional, community, and academic library American Travel Guide and Map collections" - Midwest Book Review
"Use this atlas to plan your next adventure and then tuck it into the pouch on the back of your car seat for easy access." - Dan Narva (NineDayWeekend)
"And he's printing his projects in the United States, without corporate backing. I'm not sure he's getting rich at it, but he's certainly having a lot of fun while creating information-rich publications." - Kurt Repanshek (National Parks Traveler)
About the AuthorMichael Joseph Oswald is an award-winning American travel writer who's spent more than a decade exploring America's most scenic treasures, its National Parks. He's learned much over the course of hundreds of trips and thousands of miles hiking, biking, and paddling across these one-of-a-kind wilderness areas. There's much to see and do in our parklands and his goal is to help readers make the most of their National Park adventures.