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Guide to national park areas. Western states
Scott, David Logan, 1942-
Personal Author:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Old Saybrook, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, [1999]

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xvi, 344 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
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In this comprehensive guide to 185 national park areas west of the Mississippi, the beauty, wonder, and history of these lands are at your fingertips. David and Kay Scott's informative text, which is enhanced by 118 detailed maps and brilliant photographs, gives the facts needed to plan and tailor a visit to your specifications. They include information on an area's history, points of interest and activities, food and lodging resources, camping, hunting, and fishing facilities, addresses and phone numbers, and much more. A handy facilities-and-activities chart provides an at-a-glance summary of what the parks offer. Whether you prefer major parks, small historic sites, scenic trails, or inspiring monuments, there is a national park area that will be perfect for you!

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xv
Introductionp. xvii
Key for Map Symbolsp. xxii
Aleutian World War II National Historic Areap. 4
Aniakchak National Monument and Preservep. 4
Bering Land Bridge National Preservep. 5
Cape Krusenstern National Monumentp. 5
Denali National Park and Preservep. 6
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preservep. 8
Glacier Bay National Park and Preservep. 9
Katmai National Park and Preservep. 11
Kenai Fjords National Parkp. 12
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Parkp. 13
Kobuk Valley National Parkp. 14
Lake Clark National Park and Preservep. 15
Noatak National Preservep. 16
Sitka National Historical Parkp. 16
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preservep. 17
Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preservep. 18
American Samoa
National Park of American Samoap. 19
Canyon de Chelly National Monumentp. 23
Casa Grande Ruins National Monumentp. 26
Chiricahua National Monumentp. 27
Coronado National Memorialp. 29
Fort Bowie National Historic Sitep. 31
Glen Canyon National Recreation Areap. 32
Grand Canyon National Parkp. 35
Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Sitep. 38
Lake Mead National Recreation Areap. 229
Montezuma Castle National Monumentp. 39
Navajo National Monumentp. 41
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monumentp. 42
Petrified Forest National Parkp. 44
Pipe Spring National Monumentp. 47
Saguaro National Parkp. 49
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monumentp. 50
Tonto National Monumentp. 53
Tumacacori National Historical Parkp. 54
Tuzigoot National Monumentp. 55
Walnut Canyon National Monumentp. 56
Wupatki National Monumentp. 57
Arkansas Post National Memorialp. 59
Buffalo National Riverp. 61
Central High School National Historic Sitep. 64
Fort Smith National Historic Sitep. 64
Hot Springs National Parkp. 66
Pea Ridge National Military Parkp. 68
Cabrillo National Monumentp. 69
Channel Islands National Parkp. 71
Death Valley National Parkp. 74
Devils Postpile National Monumentp. 76
Eugene O'Neill National Historic Sitep. 79
Fort Point National Historic Sitep. 80
Golden Gate National Recreation Areap. 81
John Muir National Historic Sitep. 84
Joshua Tree National Parkp. 85
Kings Canyon National Parkp. 110
Lassen Volcanic National Parkp. 87
Lava Beds National Monumentp. 89
Manzanar National Historic Sitep. 92
Mojave National Preservep. 93
Muir Woods National Monumentp. 95
National AIDS Memorial Grovep. 97
Pinnacles National Monumentp. 98
Point Reyes National Seashorep. 100
Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorialp. 102
Redwood National and State Parksp. 103
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Parkp. 106
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Areap. 107
Sequoia National Parkp. 110
Whiskeytown National Recreation Areap. 113
Yosemite National Parkp. 115
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Sitep. 119
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Parkp. 120
Colorado National Monumentp. 122
Curecanti National Recreation Areap. 124
Dinosaur National Monumentp. 126
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monumentp. 128
Great Sand Dunes National Monument and Preservep. 130
Hovenweep National Monumentp. 132
Mesa Verde National Parkp. 134
Rocky Mountain National Parkp. 136
War in the Pacific National Historical Parkp. 139
Haleakala National Parkp. 141
Hawaii Volcanoes National Parkp. 143
Kalaupapa National Historical Parkp. 145
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Parkp. 146
Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Parkp. 148
Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Sitep. 149
USS Arizona Memorialp. 150
City of Rocks National Reservep. 153
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preservep. 154
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monumentp. 156
Nez Perce National Historical Parkp. 158
Yellowstone National Parkp. 360