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Title:
The complete guide to national park lodges
Author:
Scott, David Logan, 1942-
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Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xvii, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780762728268
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Book

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Summary

This book is an insider's guide to finding the best lodges throughout the country and securing a reservation well in advance to beat the crowds. The authors, national park experts, tell readers how to leave behind the hassles and headaches and make trip planning painless. Having visited nearly every national park area and lodge in the country, they share their sage advice on how to choose a lodge that will best suit an individual's taste and needs.

Every single lodge accommodation run by the National Park Service is featured, ranging from luxurious inns to rustic cabins. Each entry includes firsthand information about the property; room rates; reservation phone numbers; exact location within the park; availability of food or meals; transportation details; facilities; activities; and detailed maps.


Author Notes

David and Kay Scott have spent 27 summers touring the United States and Canada in a series of Volkswagen campers, and two summers backpacking through Europe by rail. David holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Arkansas and has written books on accounting, finance, and investing. David and Kay live in Valdosta, Georgia, where David is a professor of finance at Valdosta State University and Kay is retired from the public schools.


Table of Contents

Alphabetical List of Lodgesp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Alaska
Glacier Bay National Park and Preservep. 1
Glacier Bay Lodgep. 3
Arizona
Canyon de Chelly National Monumentp. 5
Thunderbird Lodgep. 6
Glen Canyon National Recreation Areap. 9
Wahweap Lodgep. 9
Bullfrog Resortp. 13
Halls Crossingp. 13
Hite Marinap. 14
Grand Canyon National Parkp. 14
South Rimp. 15
Bright Angel Lodgep. 17
El Tovar Hotelp. 19
Kachina Lodge/Thunderbird Lodgep. 22
Maswik Lodgep. 23
Yavapai Lodgep. 25
North Rimp. 27
Grand Canyon Lodgep. 27
Arkansas
Buffalo National Riverp. 31
Buffalo Point Concessionsp. 32
California
Death Valley National Parkp. 34
Furnace Creek Innp. 36
Furnace Creek Ranchp. 39
Panamint Springs Resortp. 41
Stovepipe Wells Villagep. 43
Lassen Volcanic National Parkp. 45
Drakesbad Guest Ranchp. 46
Sequoia National Park/Kings Canyon National Parkp. 50
Cedar Grove Lodgep. 50
Grant Grove Villagep. 54
Stony Creek Lodgep. 56
Wuksachi Village and Lodgep. 58
Yosemite National Parkp. 61
Yosemite Valley Lodgingp. 63
Ahwahneep. 64
Curry Villagep. 66
Housekeeping Campp. 69
Yosemite Lodgep. 70
Lodging Outside Yosemite Valleyp. 73
Wawona Hotelp. 73
Tuolumne Meadows Lodgep. 76
White Wolf Lodgep. 78
Colorado
Mesa Verde National Parkp. 81
Far View Lodgep. 81
Florida
Everglades National Parkp. 85
Flamingo Lodge, Marina, and Outpost Resortp. 85
Georgia
Cumberland Island National Seashorep. 88
Greyfield Innp. 90
Hawaii
Hawaii Volcanoes National Parkp. 93
Volcano Housep. 94
Kentucky
Mammoth Cave National Parkp. 97
Mammoth Cave Hotelp. 97
Michigan
Isle Royale National Parkp. 102
Rock Harbor Lodgep. 104
Minnesota
Voyageurs National Parkp. 107
Kettle Falls Hotelp. 109
Missouri
Ozark National Scenic Riverwaysp. 112
Big Spring Lodgep. 112
Montana
Glacier National Parkp. 116
Apgar Village Lodgep. 118
Glacier Park Lodgep. 120
Lake McDonald Lodgep. 123
Many Glacier Hotelp. 126
Prince of Wales Hotelp. 128
Rising Sun Motor Innp. 131
Swift Current Motor Innp. 134
Village Innp. 136
Nevada
Lake Mead National Recreation Areap. 138
Cottonwood Cove Resortp. 140
Echo Bay Resortp. 141
Lake Mead Resortp. 143
Lake Mohave Resort at Katherine Landingp. 145
Temple Bar Resortp. 147
North Carolina
Blue Ridge Parkwayp. 149
Bluffs Lodgep. 151
Peaks of Otter Lodge (VA)p. 153
The Pisgah Innp. 156
Rocky Knob Cabins (VA)p. 158
Ohio
Cuyahoga Valley National Parkp. 161
The Inn at Brandywine Fallsp. 163
Oregon
Crater Lake National Parkp. 165
Crater Lake Lodgep. 167
Mazama Village Motor Innp. 169
Oregon Caves National Monumentp. 171
Oregon Caves Lodgep. 172
South Dakota
Badlands National Parkp. 175
Cedar Pass Lodgep. 177
Texas
Big Bend National Parkp. 181
Chisos Mountains Lodgep. 181
U.S. Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands National Parkp. 185
Cinnamon Bay Campgroundp. 185
Utah
Bryce Canyon National Parkp. 189
Bryce Canyon Lodgep. 191
Zion National Parkp. 193
Zion Lodgep. 195
Virginia
Shenandoah National Parkp. 198
Big Meadows Lodgep. 200
Lewis Mountain Cabinsp. 203
Skyland Resortp. 205
Washington
Mount Rainier National Parkp. 208
National Park Innp. 209
Paradise Innp. 212
North Cascades National Park/Lake Chelan National Recreation Area/Ross Lake National Recreation Areap. 215
North Cascades Stehekin Lodgep. 217
Stehekin Valley Ranchp. 220
Ross Lake Resortp. 223
Olympic National Parkp. 227
Kalaloch Lodgep. 227
Lake Crescent Lodgep. 230
Lake Quinault Lodgep. 233
Log Cabin Resortp. 236
Sol Duc Hot Springs Resortp. 238
Wyoming
Grand Teton National Park/John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Memorial Parkwayp. 242
Colter Bay Villagep. 244
Dornan's Spur Ranch Log Cabinsp. 247
Flagg Ranch Resortp. 249
Jackson Lake Lodgep. 251
Jenny Lake Lodgep. 254
Signal Mountain Lodgep. 256
Triangle X Ranchp. 259
Yellowstone National Parkp. 261
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel and Cabinsp. 264
Roosevelt Lodge Cabinsp. 267
Canyon Lodge and Cabinsp. 269
Lake Yellowstone Hotel and Cabinsp. 272
Lake Lodge Cabinsp. 274
Grant Villagep. 276
Old Faithful Innp. 277
Old Faithful Lodge Cabinsp. 280
Old Faithful Snow Lodge and Cabinsp. 282