USA's National Parks - Understand USA's National Parks (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the History, Conservation, Outdoor Activities, Wildlife and Geology chapters from Lonely Planet’s USA’s National Parks guidebook.
All the info you need on all aspects of history, conservation and environmental issues, geology, wildlife and outdoor activities.
- a rundown on sustainability and environmental issues facing the parks
- info on the parks’ geology
- full coverage of wildlife found in the parks
- details on outdoor activities such as hiking, rafting, cycling and winter sports
Coverage includes: History, Conservation: Climate Change, Invasive Species, Sustainable Visitation, Outdoor Activities: Hiking, Rafting, Canoeing, Kayaking, Boat Tours, Snorkeling, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Cycling & Mountain Biking, Winter Sports, Swimming, Fishing and Horseback & Mule Riding, Wildlife: Bison, Moose & Other Grazers, Bears, Wolves & Coyotes, Cats, Small Mammals, Birds, Amphibians & Reptiles, Trees & Plants and Geology.