Spectacular Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Charles R. Preston
Publisher: Universe Pub
ISBN: 0789399946
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Travel

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.

National Geographic Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks Road Guide

Author: Jeremy Schmidt
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426205972
Release Date: 2010-01
Genre: Travel

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.

Lonely Planet Yellowstone Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 9781742208718
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Travel

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Spot a pack of wolves on the hunt in Lamar Valley, watch Old Faithful erupt, or paddle through Grand Teton's alpine lakes; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks Travel Guide: Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots and being safe and responsible Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices, transit tips, emergency information, park seasonality, and hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, geology, wildlife, and conservation Over 45 trail and park maps Useful features - including Driving Tours, Travel with Children, and Day and Overnight Hikes Coverage of Yellowstone National Park, Paradise Valley, Wapiti Valley, Gallatin Valley, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices) Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges Seamlessly flip between pages Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalize your guidebook experience Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks, our most comprehensive guide to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less traveled. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Western USA guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer. Looking to visit more than one national park in the USA? Check out Lonely Planet's Discover USA's Best National Parks, a photo-rich guide to the country's 27 most popular natural attractions. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travelers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

Windows into the Earth

Author: Robert B. Smith
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195355601
Release Date: 2000-05-25
Genre: Science

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.

The Field Guide to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Kurt F. Johnson
Publisher: Sweetgrass Books
ISBN: 1560375558
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Nature

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.

Top Trails Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Andrew Dean Nystrom
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 9780899977980
Release Date: 2017-02-20
Genre: Travel

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.

An Outdoor Family Guide to Yellowstone and the Tetons National Parks 2nd Edition

Author: Lisa Gollin-Evans
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594852243
Release Date: 2006-02-15
Genre: Travel

* 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.

Paddling Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Don Nelson
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 1560446277
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Details day trips and multi-day excursions on the major lakes of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, plus trips on the Snake River in Grand Teton. Maps and information on access points, mileages, park regulations, campsites, and more.

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Brian Kevin
Publisher: Fodor's
ISBN: 0804141991
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Travel

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.

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Brian Kevin
Publisher: Compass America Guides
ISBN: 9781400019359
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Travel

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.

Moon Yellowstone Grand Teton

Author: Becky Lomax
Publisher: Avalon Travel
ISBN: 9781631212659
Release Date: 2016-06-07
Genre: Travel

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.

Lonely Planet Yellowstone Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 9781760341336
Release Date: 2016-04-01
Genre: Travel

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Spot wolves and grizzlies in Lamar Valley, watch geysers erupt in Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin, or get out on the water in a kayak or canoe at Jackson Lake; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Focused on the best - hikes, drives, and cycling tours Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, conservation Over 47 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Yellowstone National Park area, Mammoth Country, Roosevelt Country, Canyon Country, Lake Country, Norris, Geyser Country, Bechler Region, Grand Teton National Park area, Jackson and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalize your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton , our most comprehensive guide to these two parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards winner in Favorite Travel Guide category for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.