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Best National Parks Books Worth Your Attention

Looking for the best National Parks books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

1. 100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do (2019)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionIn the sequel to the best-selling 50 States, 5,000 ideas, National Geographic turns to the United States’ and Canada’s most pristine–and adventure-filled–national, state, and city parks with 5,000 ideas for the ultimate vacation. Showcasing the best experiences, both obvious and unexpected, each entry in this robust guide provides an overview of the park, detailed travel advice, fascinating facts, insider knowledge about wildlife, and expert tips for hiking, biking, camping, and exploring. From the geysers of Yellowstone National Park to the Everglades’ Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail and the stunning peaks of Banff and Jasper…
Author(s): Joe Yogerst

2. Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks (Travel Guide) (2018)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionFor more in-depth information on a specific park, check out Moon’s national parks travel guides….
Author(s): Becky Lomax

3. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Guide to The National Parks of The USA 8Th Edition ()

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionPrepare for your next big outdoor adventure with the eight edition of National Geographic???s Guide To The National Parks Of The USA. This 496 page guide includes 80 colorful maps and directions to help you make your way through the parks, and includes information on various activities, camping information, and travel tips. ??…
Author(s): NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

4. Your Guide to the National Parks: The Complete Guide to all 59 National Parks (Second edition) (2017)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionThe new edition of this award-winning guide includes more than 450 new photographs, 160 revised maps, and 50 hiking tables, making it the only guidebook you'll need to explore the United States National Parks.An all new design with the same intuitive layout keeps the step-by-step itineraries, kid-friendly activities, and most popular ranger programs at your fingertips to help plan your next family vacation. Thousands of hotels, restaurants, and attractions beyond the parks and 11 suggested road trips make it the ultimate dashboard companion. Exhaustive activity…
Author(s): Michael Joseph Oswald

5. U.S. National Parks Adventure Journal & Passport Stamp Book: National Parks Map, Adventure Log, and Passport Book for Kids, Teens, Adults, and Seniors (2019)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionIs traveling to all U.S. National Parks on your bucket list? From Acadia to Zion and every park in between this all-in-one journal will help keep you organized and track your National Park adventures. There is even space for all your National Park stamps! Keep the memories of a lifetime for a lifetime with this well-thought-out journal. You will cherish these priceless experiences for many years to come.This journal is ideal for adults and kids alike who enjoy touring the United States in search of National Park adventures. Makes a unique gift for a National Parks pass holder or a 4th grader participating in Every Kid In A Park.Convenient…
Author(s): Sarah Pritt Arthur

6. Fodor’s The Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West (Full-color Travel Guide) (2019)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionThis new edition has been with a new layout and beautiful images for more intuitive travel planning! Fodor’s Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West includes: that visually captures the top highlights of each National Park. throughout, including special features on the geothermal wonders of Yellowstone, tips for stargazing, and identifying rock formations and ancient petroglyphs. identify the best things to see, do, eat, drink, and more. for various trip lengths help you maximize your time. help you plot your itinerary and navigate confidently. offer options for every taste. include: guides to getting around,…
Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides

7. 59 Illustrated National Parks: Expanded Edition (2018)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionAnderson Design Group has expanded and updated their award-winning National Parks Book by adding 16 more pages, 40 new illustrations, dozens of new photos, and lots of new hiking tips and facts. This 9″ x 12″ full-color softcover book includes all 59 of their National Park posters, plus oil paintings, historic photos, a map of the USA, facts, travel tips, and the 100-year history of the National Park Service. This expanded edition is perfect for any outdoor lover, poster art fan, or American history buff! Five years ago, ADG founder Joel Anderson and his team…
Author(s): Nathan Anderson, Joel Anderson, et al.

8. Moon Glacier National Park (Travel Guide) (2019)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionVisiting more of North America’s national parks? Try Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton. Trying to hit them all? Check out Moon USA National Parks….
Author(s): Becky Lomax

9. National Parks: An Outdoor Adventure Journal & Passport Stamps Log (2019)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionThe ultimate must-have for National Park enthusiasts!From Acadia’s rocky beaches to Zion’s red cliffs, each U.S. National Park invites you to experience its unique natural and cultural wonders. Commemorate those awe-inspiring adventures with this souvenir journal. Each National Park spread features: Visit Wild Simplicity Paper Co.’s author page for a variety of National Park journal cover options featuring illustrations of Glacier, Great Smoky Mountains, Isle Royale, Shenandoah, Kenai Fjords, Pinnacles and Big Bend!…
Author(s): Paper Co., Wild Simplicity

10. National Geographic Secrets of the National Parks: The Experts’ Guide to the Best Experiences Beyond the Tourist Trail (National Geographics Secrets of the National Parks) (2013)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionPark rangers and local guides uncover sights seldom seen and experiences often missed in 32 amazing national parks. Leave the crowds behind and discover Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley, the Everglades’ Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, and Yosemite’s exquisite Snow Creek Trail. Lamar Valley is home to many of the park’s wolf packs; the Everglades is the domain of the pink flamingo; and astounding views of Yosemite’s Half Dome and Tenaya Canyon are accessible on an easy day hike. The majority of national park visitors often stick to the most celebrated trails and scenic overlooks, missing a whole…
Author(s): National Geographic

11. The National Parks Coloring Book (2019)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionA fun and educational coloring book for kids and adults! of the in the US including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Zion, Olympic, Acadia and more, , is full of fun, unique and educational images to color. These pictures will inspire all ages and skill levels to learn, explore and love the beautiful National Parks of the US!In this , , and coloring book, each park is represented with some of its (big and small) along with and and . Detailed drawings of animals such as Grizzly Bear, White-Tailed Deer, American Bison, Mountain Lion, Gray Wolf, along with American Bullfrog, and Alpine…
Author(s): Jen Racine

12. Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park: The Essential Guide (2019)

Best National Parks Books Worth Your AttentionIf you are heading to Rocky Mountain National Park, you’ll definitely want to get your hands on this hiking guide. Written by professional photographer and avid outdoorsman who has spent the last 15 years hiking every trail in the park, this guide covers everything you need to know to have a safe and amazing experience in one of our nation’s most beautiful national parks. – Jim Pickering, RMC Board President – Vaughn Baker (Rocky Mountain National Park Superintendent 2002-2015) – Larry Frederick (Chief of Interpretation, Rocky Mountain National Park 2001-2012) This guide covers nearly 200 miles of trail from…
Author(s): Erik Stensland , Janna Nyswander, et al.

Best National Parks Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some national parks books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Wonders of America’s State Parks [National Geographic]

Author(s): Joe Yogerst
Publisher: The Teaching Company, Year: 2019-10, Size: 29 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2405558

Hike the Parks: Redwood National & State Parks: Best Day Hikes, Walks, and Sights

Author(s): John R Soares
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, Year: 2019, Size: 64 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2378556

Best Easy Day Hikes Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Parks

Author(s): Stewart M. Green
Publisher: Falcon Guides, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2221596

Southwest USA & National Parks

Author(s): Randa Bishop; et al.
Publisher: DK Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 80 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2235965

Geology of National Parks of Central/Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania

Author(s): Roger N. Scoon
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 30 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2250254

From Urban National Parks to Natured Cities in the Global South

Author(s): Frédéric Landy
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2018, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2254453

Air pollution and its impacts on U.S. national parks

Author(s): Sullivan, Timothy Joseph
Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2017, Size: 16 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1628529

Top Trails: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks: 46 Must-Do Hikes for Everyone

Author(s): Andrew Dean Nystrom, Bradley Mayhew
Publisher: Wilderness Press, Year: 2017, Size: 17 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2216899

Frommer’s Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Author(s): Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan
Publisher: Frommer Media, Year: 2017, Size: 16 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2219031

National Parks of Europe

Author(s): Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet, Year: 2017, Size: 16 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2330174

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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