Lonely Planet Guides  USA's National Parks - 3rd Edition


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Your passport to the nation's great outdoor spaces, the Lonely Planet USA's National Parks travel guide provides up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip and what hidden discoveries await.


  • Covers Alaska, California, Florida and Hawaii; New England; the Mid-Atlantic, Pacific Northwest, South and Southwest; and the Rocky Mountains, Great Lakes and Great Plains
  • Up-to-date information: All businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they were still open after the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak
  • This guide puts the essential at your fingertips, including park seasonality, hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices and emergency information
  • Also includes hiking information like trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels and durations
  • Insider tips help you to save time and money, and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Provides honest reviews for all budgets: eating, sleeping, camping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Contextual insights regarding history, geology, wildlife and conservation give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience
  • Includes 52 full-color trail and park maps, as well as full-color images throughout
  • Useful features include Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes


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7.9 x 5.3 inches


Anita Isalska, Amy C. Balfour, Loren Bell, Greg Benchwick, Jade Bremner, Jennifer Rasin Denniston, Michael Grosberg, Bradley Mayhew, Carolyn McCarthy, Christopher Pitts and Brendan Sainsbury


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Contains recycled materials

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