Discover more than 950 of the best parks in all 50 states in this completely updated guide from National Geographic.
Bask in the spectacular beauty, thrilling terrain, and quiet peacefulness of the country's finest state parks, hand-picked by park directors and National Geographic editors. This fully updated fifth edition includes 750 additional off-the-beaten track destinations. Beautifully written descriptions tell the stories of the parks, from their wildlife, natural features, and history to their most popular current activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, water sports, and rock climbing. Vivid images inspire your next getaway, while detailed information--including 32 detailed maps highlighting sites, trails, campgrounds, and more--helps you plan your next excursion. From free to low-cost, from Florida to Alaska, from the six-acre Iao Valley to the 204,000-acre Baxter, use this essential guide to plan a day visit or a weekend escape.
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"With pictures, maps, and visiting tips, this new edition is an adventurer's must-have!" --writereadlife.com
“You get your money's worth…perfect to throw into your bag as you set out on your road trip, you never know where it might take you.” –strandupdate.blogspot.com
“The perfect gift for someone approaching a break in work or school or retiring and looking to take some road trips around the US.” –doingdeweydecimal.com
“A great companion to planner addicts getting ready to plan out their summer vacations. You will just love reading all about the beautiful state parks right here in the US and trying to figure out which one to visit first (or crossing off the one's you've already visited, because state parks rock!). Oh, and plotting out which route to take so that you don't miss out on any jaw-dropping sights during your road trips.” –abookishwayoflife.blogspot.com
“A great starting point, especially when searching the web gets overwhelming!” –notinjersey.com
“We just put a park visit on our schedule that's close to home and a great weekend day trip based on the suggestions.” –Instagram: @friendswithsuitcases