NPT Reviews of Books and other Material

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.
Waterfalls of the Blue Ridge: A Hiking Guide to the Cascades of the Blue Ridge Mountains The natural geologic cut of the Appalachian Mountains, and the plentiful moisture and frequency of springs in the region, combine to produce a cascading system of waterworks from Shenandoah National Park down through the Blue Ridge Parkway and into Great Smoky Mountains National Park that provides more than enough incentive to take a hike.
On Mountaineering Probably everyone has a book inside themselves, somewhere; some interesting....some not so much. Radford West's is interesting, mainly because he's had an interesting life, with a keen passion for the outdoors. In 1971 West came home from the confusion of Vietnam and sought solace in the high, lonesome. "The mountains gave me a new respect for nature and myself," he says, and his book reflects that.
Spotting wildlife in national parks seems intuitive. After all, bears, moose, elk and other wildlife are the calling cards for such parks as Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Great Smoky, and so many others. Still, knowing when and where to look can improve your success rate of spotting specific species, and this book can help you accomplish that.
Yellowstone National Park, at 2.2 million acres, is a huge, sprawling expanse of wilderness and wonders. If you're making a once-in-a-lifetime visit there, where do you start?