Author: Charles R. Preston
Publisher: Universe Pub
Release Date: 2008
Together, Yellowstone and Grand Teton contain the world's greatest collection of geothermal features, some of the West's most spectacular mountains, and its best wildlife-viewing areas. This large-format book captures the breathtaking experience, in words and pictures, of a visit to these national treasures.
Author: Robert B. Smith
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2000-05-25
Millions of years ago, the North American continent was dragged over the world's largest continental hotspot, a huge column of hot and molten rock rising from the Earth's interior that traced a 50-mile wide, 500-mile-long path northeastward across Idaho. Generating cataclysmic volcanic eruptions and large earthquakes, the hotspot helped lift the Yellowstone Plateau to more than 7,000 feet and pushed the northern Rockies to new heights, forming unusually large glaciers to carve the landscape. It also created the jewel of the U.S. national park system: Yellowstone. Meanwhile, forces stretching apart the western U.S. created the mountainous glory of Grand Teton National Park. These two parks, with their majestic mountains, dazzling geysers, and picturesque hot springs, are windows into the Earth's interior, revealing the violent power of the dynamic processes within. Smith and Siegel offer expert guidance through this awe-inspiring terrain, bringing to life the grandeur of these geologic phenomena as they reveal the forces that have shaped--and continue to shape--the greater Yellowstone-Teton region. Over seventy illustrations--including fifty-two in full color--illuminate the breathtaking beauty of the landscape, while two final chapters provide driving tours of the parks to help visitors enjoy and understand the regions wonders. Fascinating and informative, this book affords us a striking new perspective on Earth's creative forces.
Author: Jeremy Schmidt
Publisher: National Geographic Books
Release Date: 2010-01
A conveniently sized guide to two popular destinations features recommendations for affordable vacationing, providing contiguous text and maps for easy reference and topographical coverage of regional wildlife, campsites and adventure attractions. Original.
Author: Andrew Dean Nystrom
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Release Date: 2017-02-20
Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks offer the ultimate in natural and geothermal wonders: backcountry lakes, panoramic summits, glacier-carved canyons, steaming geyser basins, and vast meadows teeming with wildlife. Top Trails: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks by experienced outdoors authors Andrew Nystrom and Bradley Mayhew contains 46 "must-do" trips, from Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, from the Absarokas to the Gallatin Range, and from Jackson Hole to the Teton Crest Trail. In keeping with the tradition of the Top Trails series, this updated guide will maximize readers' time and enjoyment of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.
Author: Brian Kevin
Release Date: 2014
Fodor's Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travellers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to night-life. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travellers provide valuable insights.
Author: Kurt F. Johnson
Publisher: Sweetgrass Books
Release Date: 2013
Features 650 species, More than 1,200 color photos, 131 illustrations, 54 geothermal features, 21 waterfalls, 15 color maps, 12 star charts, Clear, concise descriptions Wildlife biologist Kurt F. Johnson is in his second decade leading wildlife safaris throughout Greater Yellowstone. Learn more about Kurt at www.wildthingsofwyoming.com Book jacket.
Author: Lisa Gollin-Evans
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
Release Date: 2006-02-15
* More than 50 outings that the entire family will relish in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks * New features include PARC (Pretty Amazing Really Cool) fun facts to capture children's imaginations and a "Choose Your Adventure" chart that directs families to outings that perfectly suit their interests * Includes tips on biking, hiking, horseback riding, and paddling with children From abundant wildlife to towering geysers, from deep canyons to 13,000-foot peaks, this updated guide will help your family discover the best that Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks have to offer. With water sports, biking, camping, and hiking, there are activities to suit families of all ages and interest levels. Outings new to this edition include cycling on the Moose-Wilson Bike Trail, kayaking around Jenny Lake, and hiking through secluded Granite Canyon. There are also new suggestions for visiting the parks in all four seasons, including winter adventures such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and dog sledding. An avid hiker, cyclist, and kayaker, LISA GOLLIN EVANS practices environmental law for the nonprofit Clean Air Task Force. The author of five books, including Outdoor Family Guides to Lake Tahoe and Acadia National Park.
Join writer and avid explorer Becky Lomax for an unforgettable experience. With her unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Yellowstone and Grand Teton has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience. Welcome the land of fire and ice.ÊMoon Yellowstone and Grand TetonÊshows you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip for you. Explore the geysers and vivid cauldrons of acid and water created by the supervolcano hidden under the mountainous greenery and alien beauty of Yellowstone National Park, and marvel at the mountainous spires of the Rockies and the glacier-smoothed lakes and canyons of Grand Teton National Park. Along with trip ideas like ÒOne Day in YellowstoneÓ and ÒWinter FunÓ, Lomax includes suggestions for the best places to spot elk, bison, bears, and wolves, and tips on which hikes have the most stunning views. With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience.Ê Moon Yellowstone and Grand TetonÊincludes areas such as: North Yellowstone Old Faithful and West Yellowstone Canyon and Lake Country North Grand Teton South Grand Teton Jackson Hole Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip!Ê Interested in more of our nations greatest National Parks? TryÊMoon Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon, orÊMoon Death Valley National Park.
Author: Brian Kevin
Publisher: Compass America Guides
Release Date: 2009
Fodor's has given the Compass American Guides series a major makeover, with a fresh, dynamic design, full-color photography, and inspiring, personal writing. A locally unique look and tone makes this handbook appealing to active travelers and armchair travelers alike.
Frommer’s guidebooks, unlike those of many of our competitors, are written by local experts (not outsiders)--like Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan, a Montana resident, naturalist, and noted travel journalist. In this handy, pocket-size book, she’ll help you sort through all the options, so you can tailor an adventure that’s right for you. This guide contains: * Insider advice on the best ways to experience some of the country's most dazzling natural landscapes, including tips on the best views, the best backcountry trails, the best scenic drives, and the best activities outside of the parks * Insightful commentary on park landmarks and specific trails, from the majestic Old Faithful Geyser to the iconic, multicolored Mammoth Hot Springs to the solitary Signal Mountain Summit Trail * Detailed practical information, including tips on safety, advice for beginning backpackers, and when and where to go to avoid crowds * Opinionated write-ups of hotels, campgrounds, and restaurants--no bland descriptions or lukewarm recommendations here * Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity, so there’s no guessing or nasty surprises * Helpful maps throughout
Get inspired and plan your next trip with Fodor’s e-book guide to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. To get your bearings in the parks, browse through a brief overview of each park and peruse full-color maps of the region. You’ll develop an immediate sense of each park’s awe-inspiring landscape as you flip through a photo album filled with vivid full-color photographs. Move on to read more about each park and find all of the essential, up-to-date details you expect from a Fodor’s guide: from the best dining and lodging in the area to must-see hikes and scenic drives, Fodor’s has it all. Discover two great northwestern Wyoming parks in one e-book. Yellowstone National Park is the oldest national park in the world. Best known for its gushing geysers and flowing hot springs, this park is filled with hydrothermal activity. Grand Teton National Park is near Yellowstone but is its own impressive destination, with the regal Tetons rising up from Jackson Hole and trails for every skill level. Note: This e-book edition includes photographs and maps that will appear on black-and-white devices but are optimized for devices that support full-color images.