NPT Reviews of Books and other Material

John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America By now, it's getting a bit late to be hiking the entire John Muir Trail. In fact, you should be nearing the end of your trek. But if you've wondered about taking on that long-distance walk, there's a good book you should read.
Marfa Flights: Aerial Views of Big Bend Country (Tarleton State University Southwestern Studies in the Humanities) An artist's eye view from above showcases the rugged terrain of west Texas.
Kupe and the Corals (Long Term Ecological Research) Coral reefs are some of the richest habitats in the world, providing home and grocery for scores of marine species. Too, they serve as storm buffers for the islands and mainlands they rim, and delight countless snorklers and scuba divers who explore them. A new children's book focuses on coral reefs, and how they're established.
Yosemite Meditations for Adventurers Words, it long has been said, take a backseat to photographs, but a collection of messages tied to the landscape of Yosemite National Park rise above the pictures.
Your Complete Guide to the Arizona National Scenic Trail This guide book describes the 800 mile Arizona national Scenic Trail that stretches from Mexico to Utah
The Best of Glacier National Park Alan Leftridge's guide to Glacier National Park is a well-organized, valuable resource for visitors
Grand Canyon National Park: Past and Present Grand Canyon National Park: Past and Present follows a format that is similar to two other books by the same authors: Yosemite National Park: Past and Present and Yellowstone National Park: Past and Present. These three large-format coffee table books present pages filled with reproductions of historic memorabilia juxtaposed with current photographs and text describing the parks’ history, attractions, and, to a lesser extent, natural resources.
Colorado Plateau Wild and Beautiful John Annerino's large format book showcases, in images and words, the magnificent Southwestern desert of the American West.
Crown of the Continent: The Wildest Rockies A new book exams an old subject, in a fashion seldom seen before.
Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide for Shooting After Dark This photography guide will tell you everything you need to know about taking photographs at night.