DeLorme's Atlas and Gazetteer Series is America's most popular line of recreational maps! Each atlas covers an individual state in its entirety with detailed, full-color topographic maps. Detail includes back roads, hidden lakes, boat ramps, hiking trails, campgrounds, public lands, forests, wetlands and more. And, the Gazetteer sections feature page after page of information on places to go and things to do. These atlases are year-round favorites with outdoors enthusiasts and anyone who likes to leave the main roads behind.
Sportsman's Connection's Central & Northwest Minnesota All-Outdoors Atlas & Field Guide contains maps created at twice the scale of other road atlases, which means double the detail. And while the maps are sure to be the finest quality you have ever used, the thing that makes this book unique is all the additional information. Your favorite outdoor activities including fishing lakes and streams, hunting, camping, hiking and biking,snowmobiling and off-roading, paddeling, skiing, golfing and wildlife viewing are covered in great depth with helpful editorial and extensive tables, which are all cross-referenced and indexed to the map pages in a way that's fun and easy to use.
Author: David A. Lanegran
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Release Date: 2008
The tiny region of the globe now known as Minnesota has appeared on maps for more than five centuries, in the sketchy first impressions of explorers, the exuberant promotions of boosters, and the analytical tools of planners and managers. This lavish treasury of almost 100 maps, some rarely seen and never before available in one volume, illuminates the imagined, real, and changing landscape of Minnesota. Preeminent geographer David Lanegran embarks on his words-and-maps journey by introducing the early explorers' maps, beginning in 1507, which record attempts to find a route to China around or through the American continent. Changes in early military and political maps measured the country's expanding boundaries, and increasingly detailed maps encouraged settlement and the development of towns and cities. Lanegran offers stories of the fascinating controversies that fueled the state's development and how maps made a difference in their outcome. Readers learn about Duluth's port war with Superior, Wisconsin, how railroads dictated the shape of cities like Brainerd, the cruel fate of villages like Winona County's Beaver, the importance of the state's first 1919 highway map, and how Boundary Waters maps created a tourism bonanza. Lanegran's concluding assessment of a digital GIS map details how human processes have changed the face of the state. Praise for Minnesota on the Map: "Handsome, engaging book. . . . In little more than 200 pages, 500 years of Minnesota history unfolds in a splendid array of maps, starting from the early 16th century up to the present, accompanied by Lanegrans' concise, informative prose. . . . There's a lot of information packed into this terrific book."--Minneapolis Star Tribune
Author: Editors of Family Tree Magazine
Publisher: Family Tree Books
Release Date: 2010-09-20
The one book every genealogist must have! Whether you're just getting started in genealogy or you're a research veteran, The Family Tree Sourcebook provides you with the information you need to trace your roots across the United States, including: Research summaries, tips and techniques, with maps for every U.S. state Detailed county-level data, essential for unlocking the wealth of records hidden in the county courthouse Websites and contact information for libraries, archives, and genealogical and historical societies Bibliographies for each state to help you further your research You'll love having this trove of information to guide you to the family history treasures in state and county repositories. It's all at your fingertips in an easy-to-use format--and it's from the trusted experts at Family Tree Magazine!
Provides genealogists with research summaries, maps, and timelines for every U.S. state; detailed county-level data that can be utilized to acquire most genealogical records; and extensive listings of contact information, web sites, libraries, and genealogical and historical societies. Original.
Minnesota, the 'Land of 10,000 Lakes' is replete with wonderful paddling options for everyone—from families seeking serene waters for youngsters, to expert kayakers looking to test their skills on ripping rapids. This guide, an update of Greg Breining's Official State Guide, includes more than 100 trips and 23 brand-new paddles that represent the full range of paddling experiences Minnesota has to offer, from paddles down the Minnehaha Creek in the heart of the Twin Cities, to excursions through the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area in the remote northern reaches of the state. Minnesota is a paddler's playground, and this guide is the key to discovering the many wonders of its clear, blue waters. Look inside to find: clear maps, difficulty ratings, and points of special interest, as well as fascinating insights on the history and ecology of the Minnesota waterways.
Author: Steve Johnson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2013-05-21
Genre: Sports & Recreation
DIVHidden in and around Minneapolis and St. Paul are some great roads, trails, and bike paths that are fun to explore. Best Bike Rides Minneapolis and St. Paul describes 40 great recreational rides in the metro areas. With most rides between 5 and 30 miles—including road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and mountain bike rides—it’s easy to find an interesting place to ride. Each route includes complete directions, a map, a text description of the area you’ll be riding, the GPS coordinates of the start/finish point, and color photos of one the ride’s features. Also included is information on local restaurants, lodging, maps, bicycle shops, other facilities for cyclists, and community resources. Features: • Detailed maps and directions • Rides that explore the city as well as the surrounding area. • A variety of rides, from 5-mile trail rides to 60-mile destination rides and everything in between • In-depth information about each ride, including length, terrain, traffic conditions, and road hazards • Interesting facts about each area • Options to create longer or shorter rides/div
Author: Jim Humphrey
Publisher: The Countryman Press
Release Date: 2001-11-17
The definitive guide to this trout-fishing mecca, which includes several of Trout Unlimited's top 100 trout streams in the country. Wisconsin and Minnesota together boast more than 12,500 miles of designated trout waters in more than 3,000 streams. Thanks to conservation efforts by governmental and volunteer organizations, fishing is better than it has been in decades. In this completely updated and expanded second edition, the authors have added information on many new streams. Veteran anglers Humphrey and Shogren describe their native trout waters with an evocative sense of place that conveys not only the details but also the experience an angler can expect. Features include: profiles of more than 120 productive trout rivers and streams; information on hatches, access points, and wading conditions; travel directions, map references, and information on nearby facilities; 55 detailed maps; hatch charts for the region's major hatches; advice on tackle, flies, and tactic; local hatch charts and fly patterns; information on tackle shops and guide services; and much more.
This updated 2nd edition of the popular Backroads of Minnesota (2002) comes in a new portable size, making it easy to tote in your car and head out to a new destination in beautiful Minnesota. Have you driven on the Gunflint and Arrowhead trails? Have you circled the whole of Mille Lacs? Have you gone birding on the western prairies, or wound around the bluffs of the Mississippi River from Red Wing to the Iowa border? Have you experienced the forgotten corners of the Twin Cities metro area? Backroads of Minnesota takes you on 31 routes covering all corners of the Land of 10,000 Lakes: routes that lead you to the states most scenic natural areas and sites that capture the states colorful history. Whether youre planning a day trip or a weekend getaway, Backroads of Minnesota will lead you deep into the soul of the state, beyond the common tourist attractions.