Discover Utah with over 25 recommended drives. Scenic Driving Utah provides indispensable information, including directions and a map for each itinerary, in-depth descriptions of attractions and points of interest, travel tips, and more. In addition to the text being fully revised and updated, the 3rd edition features a new cover treatment.
Author: Stewart M. Green
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2009-09-15
Take a memorable trip along 30 of Arizona's most spectacular landscapes and natural wonders--the Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Monument Valley, and the Sonoran Desert--and enjoy special attractions and historical points along the way.
Discover soaring sandstone cliffs, ancient rock-art, sun-baked desert, and open woodlands of pinyon and juniper. Up-to-date trail and campground information are featured in this second edition and 124 different hikes are detailed. Includes descriptions of desert geology, plants and animals, and a topographic map for each hike.
With natives as your guides, this series leads you down the road less traveled. Visit the vast open lands and widely varied terrain of Utah. These routes are some of the most interesting, beautiful, visually diverse, and historically and culturally relevant sections of road and points of interest in this great state. Tall mountain peaks, broad valleys, high plains, many varieties of desert—Utah’s landscapes are as dynamic as its recreation options. About the series: Whether you need to get away for a weekend or longer, want to explore your home state or make plans for free time in an area you don’t know well, take to the road with a Backroads & Byways book. You’ll discover the most interesting places to visit on and off the beaten path. Destinations will appeal to foodies, history buffs, families with kids, couples, adventurers, hikers, bikers—in short, everyone. With itineraries appropriate for visits of differing durations and in different seasons, tips for comfortable accommodations, great food, and good shopping too, look to Backroads & Byways for the most interesting and diverse short trips available.
Provides 30 route descriptions, travel information on camping, services, best seasons, special attractions, and historical points of interest. Detailed maps and evocative photos complement each drive. Also includes 8 pages of spectacular color photos.
This 2-color scenic driving guidebook is loaded with detailed information covering 35 trails in central Utah. Follow the famous trail for the Pony Express, find Butch Cassidy's infamous hideouts, get information on historic events, ghost towns, land barons, and more! Good backcountry campsites and hiking trailheads are included. GPS coordinates throughout. Contact information for the BLM and national forest areas are given. Trails are in the vicinity of Salt Lake City, Vernal, Logan, and Wendover. Many photographs, both current and historic.
This 2-color scenic driving guidebook is crammed with painstaking detail and information covering 49 trails in Southwest Utah. Trails are in the vicinity of St. George, Kanab, Boulder, Bryce Canyon, Ticaboo, Hurricane, and Escalante. Find ancient petroglyphs and pictographs, get information on early trailblazers, historic events, ghost towns, colorful characters, mining camps and more! Good backcountry campsites and hiking trailheads are included. GPS coordinates throughout. Contact information for the BLM and national forest areas are given. Many photographs, both current and historic.
This 2-color scenic driving guidebook is loaded with detailed information covering 57 trails in Southeast Utah. Trails are in the vicinity of Moab, Canyonlands, Mexican Hat, Bluff, Monticello, Green River and Blanding. Find ancient petroglyphs and pictographs, get information on historic events, ghost towns, land barons, mining camps and more! Good backcountry campsites and hiking trailheads are included. GPS coordinates throughout. Contact information for the BLM and national forest areas are given. Many photographs, both current and historic.
Author: William C. Herow
Release Date: 1997
-- Features all 220 of America's officially designated scenic drives in four national scenic byway programs.-- The byways represent the very best scenic routes from the four million plus miles of roads traveling across America.-- Detailed maps for each route including location of campgrounds, picnic areas, national and state parks, points of interest, hiking trails, recreation areas, and national forests.-- Comprehensive descriptions of each byway including the roads followed, any vehicle limitations, and travel season.-- Descriptions for select lodging establishments along and near the routes.-- Attractions found along the scenic byways include national monuments, national wilderness areas, national and state parks, museums, ghost towns, waterfalls, historical areas, and national wild and scenic rivers, -- Recreational sires provide areas to camp, picnic, boat, fish, hike, bird watch, four-wheel, ski, snowmobile and much more.
Utah’s five national parks—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks, veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both “must see” and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, quickly helping readers identify the hikes and sights, making the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment. Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient. Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip. Even avid hikers and experienced desert explorers will find new insights and discoveries as Witt’s interesting and approachable style details the geologic forces that created this landscape. He brings to life the human history—prehistoric cliff-dwellers, native tribes, ranchers, farmers, loggers, miners, and outlaws—that adds to the color of the Colorado Plateau where these five parks are set.
Organized by region, this updated, entertaining traveler's guide introduces two hundred road-tested driving tours throughout the fifty states, providing descriptions of scenery, points of interest, and history, as well as complete directions, four-color maps, mileages, and more. Original. 15,000 first printing.