Travel and Park Books, Alphabetical by Title
America's Best Idea: A Photographic Journey Through
Our National Parks
Death, Daring and Disaster in the National Parks
Photographs by Stan Jorstad
This book takes you on a visual tour of America's most special natural and
cultural places - our national parks. It is arranged in chronological order
based on the year each park first received protection as public land.
An iconic image is provided of each of these special places to highlight the spirit of preservation that became a guiding force
in the creation of the National Park Service in 1916. Hardcover,
A history of search and rescue in our national parks, with over 300 stories, including
one from Isle Royale. A tribute to the men and women who have performed heroically
in search and rescue over the years. 502 pages.
Discover Isle Royale National Park
A book of learning activities for grade-school age children. Includes games, puzzles, crosswords and
experiments all dealing specifically with Isle Royale.
to the National Parks of the United States
Sixth edition. National Geographic's best-selling guide takes you through America's national parks. 375 color photos capture the slendor of
each park. 80 easy-to-use maps lead to the parks, sites, trails, and campgrounds. 480 pages.
Lake Superior: The Ultimate Guide to the Region
Second edition. A new guide book for the Lake Superior shoreline of Michigan,
Minnesota, Ontario, and Wisconsin. Includes listing for dining, lodging,
and excursions along with introduction to
towns and cities and accompanying maps. Produced by Lake Superior Magazine.
Michigan State and National Parks
A complete listing of Michigan's State and National Parks with maps and
photographs of each. Includes information on the activities and facilities
each park as
well as travel directions and references for further information. Fourth
edition. 226 pages.
National Geographic Guide to America's Outdoors: Great Lakes
A practical, informative guide to over 40 nature sites in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and northeast Minnesota, including suggestions
of where to hike, bike, camp, canoe, and fish. 287 pages. Full color photos and maps.
The National Parks: America's Best Idea
by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
$15.95 Soundtrack CD
$99.99 DVD 6 Disc Set
In this evocative and lavishly illustrated narrative, Ken Burns and Dayton
Duncan delve into the history of the park idea, from the first sighting
by white men in 1851 of the valley that would become Yosemite and the creation
of the world's first national park at Yellowstone in 1872, through the
recent additions to a system that now encompasses nearly four hundred sites
84 million acres. Hardcover, 403 pages, with 440 color and black-and-white
illustrations, and 1 removable full-color map. The soundtrack CD features
20 selections from a variety of artists including: Peter Ostoushko, Al
Petteway, Bobby Hornton, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, and many more. Nearly a
decade in the making, the six-part documentary series is a breathtaking journey
the nation's most spectacular landscapes and a celebration of the people
- famous and unknown - who fought to save them for future generations to treasure.
Color, black and white,
approximately 12.5 hours.
The National Park Cookbook
Recipes for appetizers to desserts from over 100 National Parks, Monuments and Recreation Areas. Includes Isle
Royale rice pudding recipe. Information on each of the represented parks. Spiral-bound. 128 pages.
National Park Ranger: An American Icon
A celebration of one of America's most enduring symbols -- the National Park Ranger. Packed with
entertaining anecdotes and illustrated with over 100 archival photographs. 180 pages.