Moon Death Valley National Park

Author: Jenna Blough
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 9781640497665
Release Date: 2018-09-11
Genre: Travel

Trek across the salt flats, scale the towering rocks, and explore the marble canyons of this otherworldly landscape with Moon Death Valley National Park. Inside you'll find: Flexible, strategic itineraries, ranging from one day in the park to a week-long trip, designed for day-hikers, road-trippers, outdoor adventurers, history buffs, and more The top experiences and unique ideas for exploring Death Valley: Hike through forested trails to sweeping canyon views, and discover abandoned mining camps, remote ghost towns, and hidden springs. Go four-wheeling in rugged backcountry, or cruise along Badwater Basin Road to check out iconic sights like the Devil's Golf Course, Artist's Drive, and Zabriskie Point. Admire surreal salt flats, ethereal rock formations, colorful mosaic stone, and sculpted sand dunes, and find the best vistas for that perfect sunset photo-op Practical tips for hiking, four-wheel driving, camping, and other recreation, plus information on the right gear to pack for the desert Detailed hike descriptions with mileage, elevation gains, difficulty ratings, and trailhead directions Honest advice from Death Valley expert Jenna Blough on when to go and where to stay, whether you're pitching the tent, parking the RV, or bedding down at a hotel Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations, plus strategies for getting to Death Valley National Park Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Coverage of gateway towns and excursions beyond the park, including the John Muir Wilderness, the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, and the Trona Pinnacles Recommendations for families, seniors, international visitors, and travelers with disabilities Thorough background on Death Valley's wildlife, terrain, culture, and history With Moon's practical tips and expert know-how, you can experience Death Valley your way. Exploring more of the West? Try Moon California Road Trip, Moon Palm Springs & Joshua Tree or Moon Nevada. For full coverage of America's national parks, check out Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 National Parks. Special ebook features: Easily navigate listings with quick searches, plus website links and zoom-in maps and images Personalize your guide by adding notes and bookmarks

Moon Death Valley National Park

Author: Jenna Blough
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 9781640497665
Release Date: 2018-09-11
Genre: Travel

Trek across the salt flats, scale the towering rocks, and explore the marble canyons of this otherworldly landscape with Moon Death Valley National Park. Inside you'll find: Flexible, strategic itineraries, ranging from one day in the park to a week-long trip, designed for day-hikers, road-trippers, outdoor adventurers, history buffs, and more The top experiences and unique ideas for exploring Death Valley: Hike through forested trails to sweeping canyon views, and discover abandoned mining camps, remote ghost towns, and hidden springs. Go four-wheeling in rugged backcountry, or cruise along Badwater Basin Road to check out iconic sights like the Devil's Golf Course, Artist's Drive, and Zabriskie Point. Admire surreal salt flats, ethereal rock formations, colorful mosaic stone, and sculpted sand dunes, and find the best vistas for that perfect sunset photo-op Practical tips for hiking, four-wheel driving, camping, and other recreation, plus information on the right gear to pack for the desert Detailed hike descriptions with mileage, elevation gains, difficulty ratings, and trailhead directions Honest advice from Death Valley expert Jenna Blough on when to go and where to stay, whether you're pitching the tent, parking the RV, or bedding down at a hotel Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations, plus strategies for getting to Death Valley National Park Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Coverage of gateway towns and excursions beyond the park, including the John Muir Wilderness, the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, and the Trona Pinnacles Recommendations for families, seniors, international visitors, and travelers with disabilities Thorough background on Death Valley's wildlife, terrain, culture, and history With Moon's practical tips and expert know-how, you can experience Death Valley your way. Exploring more of the West? Try Moon California Road Trip, Moon Palm Springs & Joshua Tree or Moon Nevada. For full coverage of America's national parks, check out Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 National Parks. Special ebook features: Easily navigate listings with quick searches, plus website links and zoom-in maps and images Personalize your guide by adding notes and bookmarks

The Explorer s Guide to Death Valley National Park Third Edition

Author: T. Scott Bryan
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 9781607323419
Release Date: 2015-01-15
Genre: Travel

Originally published in 1995, soon after Death Valley National Park became the fifty-third park in the US park system, The Explorer's Guide to Death Valley National Park was the first complete guidebook available for this spectacular area. Now in its third edition, this is still the only book that includes all aspects of the park. Much more than just a guidebook, it covers the park's cultural history, botany and zoology, hiking and biking opportunities, and more. Information is provided for all of Death Valley's visitors, from first-time travelers just learning about the area to those who are returning for in-depth explorations. The book includes updated point-to-point logs for every road within and around the park, as well as more accurate maps than those in any other publication. With extensive input from National Park Service resource management, law enforcement, and interpretive personnel, as well as a thorough bibliography for suggested reading, The Explorer's Guide to Death Valley National Park, Third Edition is the most up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive guide available for this national treasure.

Moon Palm Springs Joshua Tree

Author: Jenna Blough
Publisher: Avalon Travel
ISBN: 9781631213946
Release Date: 2016-10-25
Genre: Travel

Join local writer and desert aficionado Jenna Blough for an unforgettable experience. With her unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Joshua Tree & Palm Springs has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience. Moon Joshua Tree & Palm Springs has something for every traveler. From the relaxing resort town of Palm Springs to the rugged and pristine desert of Joshua Tree National Park, Moon Joshua Tree & Palm Springs is your go-to guide for getting to most out of your trip. Climb the twisted rocks of Joshua Tree and camp out far from any light pollution for unparalleled stargazing opportunities, or explore the Old Hollywood style and modern amenities of Palm Springs, from spas and art galleries to world class music festivals. With 46 expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon Joshua Tree & Palm Springs includes areas such as: Downtown Palm Springs Cochella Valley Desert Hot Springs Joshua Tree National Park 29 Palms Yucca Valley Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Spending more time in the area? Check out Moon California. Looking for more outdoor adventure? Try Moon Death Valley National Park.

Hiking Death Valley

Author: Michel Digonnet
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 0965917835
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre:

With elevations ranging from 282 feet below sea level to 11,049 feet, a world-famous climate, and some of the most spectacular scenery in the North American desert, Death Valley National Park is a year-round hiker's paradise. Hundreds of miles of trails and cross-country routes lead to countless canyons, springs, and abandoned mines, most of them infrequently visited. Whether you want to stroll on salt flats, hike a lonesome canyon, climb a rugged peak, visit a remote gold mine, or simply explore the back-country by car, this comprehensive guidebook provides dozens of destinations suited to your interests. Illustrated with original topographic maps, this book will guide you to Death Valley's most popular sites and many spectacular, out-of-the-way places, illustrating the remarkable diversity of its terrain, geology, flora, and fauna. Many of the region's historic mines, camps, and ghost towns are also described, including accounts of their fascinating and colorful past.

Moon Oregon

Author: Judy Jewell
Publisher: Avalon Travel
ISBN: 9781631212550
Release Date: 2016-07-05
Genre: Travel

Join Oregon experts Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae for an unforgettable experience. With their unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Oregon has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience. Moon Oregon shows you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip for you. Whether you are looking to fill your adventure with night skiing, waterfall hikes, and sand-dune treks or experience a local’s perspective on Portland’s laid-back lifestyle, Moon Oregon has something for everyone. Along with trip ideas like “Day Trips from Portland” and “Touring the Taps”, Jewell and McRae share their advice on local craft breweries, eclectic art shows, and the best places to bike, hike, and raft, as well as suggestions for wine-tasting in the beautiful Willamette Valley. With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon Oregon includes areas such as: Portland Colombia River Gorge and Mount Hood The Willamette Valley North Coast Central Coast South Coast Ashland and Southern Oregon Bend and Central Oregon Northeastern Oregon Southeastern Oregon Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Staying in the area? Check out Moon Coastal Oregon and Moon Washington.

Moon Spotlight Palm Springs Including Joshua Tree Death Valley National Parks

Author: Liz Hamill Scott
Publisher: Avalon Travel
ISBN: 1598803565
Release Date: 2009-08
Genre: Travel

Moon Spotlight Palm Springs is a 60-page compact guide covering Palm Springs, as well as Joshua Tree, Death Valley, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Moon California author Liz Hamill Scott offers her firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlights maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreation, accommodations, food, and transportation. Helpful maps guide travelers through this popular desert destination. This Spotlight guidebook is excerpted from Moon California.

Moon California Road Trip

Author: Stuart Thornton
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 9781631218958
Release Date: 2018-07-10
Genre: Travel

Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides! From the waterfalls of Yosemite and the colorful Grand Canyon to the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Golden Gate Bridge, cruise through the best of the West with Moon California Road Trip. Inside you'll find: Maps and Driving Tools: Over 40 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, and detailed directions for the entire route Eat, Sleep, Stop and Explore: With lists of the best hikes, views, restaurants, and more, you can ride a cable car in San Francisco or hike Half Dome, descend deep into the Grand Canyon, or hit the waves in a classic SoCal surf town. Wander through history at Alcatraz, snap a photo at Big Sur, or marvel at jellyfish at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Chow down on an authentic Mission burrito, lunch on fish tacos by the beach, or watch the sunset from a rooftop bar in Los Angeles Flexible Itineraries: Drive the entire two-week "Best of the West," mix and match destinations for shorter road trips, or follow strategic itineraries for spending time in San Francisco, Yosemite, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, Los Angeles, and smaller towns along the Pacific Coast Highway Local Insight: Surfer and adventurer Stuart Thornton shares his thirst for the next secluded beach, quirky pit stop, and mountaintop vista Planning Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas, how to avoid traffic, tips for driving in different road and weather conditions, and suggestions for international visitors, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, and road trippers with kids With Moon California Road Trip's practical tips, detailed itineraries, and local expertise, you're ready to fill up the tank and hit the road. Doing more than driving through? Check out Moon California, Moon Grand Canyon, or Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon.

Hiking Death Valley National Park

Author: Bill Cunningham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493028252
Release Date: 2016-10-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Hiking Death Valley National Park contains detailed information about 36 of the best day hikes and extended backpacking trips in the largest national park outside of Alaska. Supplemented with GPS-compatible maps, mile-by-mile directional cues, rich narratives, and beautiful photographs, this is the only book you'll need for this land of extremes.

Death Valley Photographer s Guide

Author: Dan Suzio
Publisher:
ISBN: 0984641505
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Photography

In this award-winning, comprehensive guide to photographing Death Valley National Park, professional wildlife photographer Dan Suzio shares his tips on shooting wildflowers, sand dunes, reptiles, birds, mammals, landscapes, ghost towns and more. Includes maps and directions to more than 60 locations, with advice on what equipment to use and when to find the best light, plus a quick reference chart showing highlights of all locations. Original.

Moon Nashville to New Orleans Road Trip

Author: Margaret Littman
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 9781631215797
Release Date: 2018-01-30
Genre: Travel

Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides! From Music City to the Big Easy, cruise through the heart of the South along the verdant Natchez Trace Parkway. Inside Moon Nashville to New Orleans Road Trip you'll find: Maps and Driving Tools: 24 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the parkway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, and detailed directions for the entire route Eat, Sleep, Stop, and Explore: Grab some hot chicken and two-step to country classics in Nashville, indulge in jazz and Creole cuisine in New Orleans, or enjoy barbecue and blues in Memphis. Visit important monuments of the civil rights movement, learn about the South's musical legacy on the Mississippi Blues Trail, and find the best hikes for exploring the stunning landscape. You'll know exactly what to do at each stop with lists of the best views, restaurants, sights, and more Itineraries for Every Traveler: Drive the entire two-week route, or follow suggestions for spending time in and around Nashville, Memphis, and New Orleans Local Expertise: Nashville local Margaret Littman shares her love of exploring the Natchez Trace Planning Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas, how to avoid traffic, tips for driving in different road and weather conditions, advice for those cycling the route, and suggestions for LGBTQ travelers, families, seniors, and visitors with disabilities With Moon Nashville to New Orleans' practical tips, detailed itineraries, and insider's view, you're ready to fill up the tank and hit the road. Looking to explore more of America on wheels? Try Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip. For more quintessential South, check out Moon Carolinas & Georgia or Moon Asheville & the Great Smoky Mountains.

Hiking Western Death Valley National Park

Author: Michel Digonnet
Publisher:
ISBN: 0965917819
Release Date: 2013-07-09
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Lost between the rugged High Sierras and sun-baked Death Valley, bypassed by most visitors on their way somewhere else, this sumptuous alignment of low desert valleys trapped between mountains reaching over 11,000 feet is a largely unexplored paradise waiting to be discovered. This is Death Valley one hundred years ago, a hiker¹s mecca filled with salt flats and sand dunes, old mines and ghost towns, awesome canyons, breathtaking summits, delightful springs and unexpected streams, and more miles of unspoiled desert than one can explore in a lifetime.

Moon Coastal Oregon

Author: W. C. McRae
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 9781631212536
Release Date: 2016-05-17
Genre: Travel

Outdoor enthusiasts W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell share their extensive knowledge of coastal Oregon, from the best places to grab a seaside snack to the most scenic hikes along the Coastal Trail. McRae and Jewell also outline a variety of suggested travel strategies, including Riding the Pacific Waves, Foraging the Coast, and Coastal Road Trip—a 10-day itinerary for a tour of the entire coast. With endless options for inn-hopping and surfing along the state's southern beaches, Moon Coastal Oregon gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

Moon Banff National Park

Author: Andrew Hempstead
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 9781640496248
Release Date: 2018-04-17
Genre: Travel

Find Your Adventure with Moon Travel Guides! Banff sparkles as the crown jewel of Canada's national parks. Explore the best of it with Moon Banff National Park. Inside you'll find: Strategic, flexible itineraries designed for day hikers, winter visitors, families with kids, campers, and more The top experiences and unique ideas for exploring Banff: Ride over the snow in a horse-drawn sleigh or through the sky in a mountain gondola. Follow the vast network of hiking trails along glacial valleys, and discover alpine lakes and spectacular vistas. Soak in a natural hot spring, treat yourself at a luxurious mountain resort, or discover the park's history at one of Banff's excellent museums. Grab a cup of coffee at a local shop, or experience the town's classic après-ski nightlife Expert tips for hiking, biking, skiing, and more, plus essential packing and health and safety information Detailed hike descriptions with mileage, elevation gains, difficulty ratings, and trailhead directions The best places to spot wildlife like black bears, elk, and bighorn sheep Valuable insight from seasoned explorer and Banff local Andrew Hempstead Honest advice on when to go and where to stay inside and outside the park, from gorgeous mountain lodges to secluded campgrounds, Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations, and strategies for get to Banff National Park Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Recommendations for families, international visitors, and travelers with disabilities Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and history With Moon Banff National Park's expert advice, myriad activities, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. Exploring more of Canada's great outdoors? Try Moon Canadian Rockies. Hitting the road? Try Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip.