Take a trip through the natural wonders of America's national parks in this children's guidebook, from the Great Smoky Mountains on the East Coast, to the rocky deserts of Joshua Tree in the West.
Take a trip through the natural wonders of America's national parks in this children's guidebook, from the Great Smoky Mountains on the East Coast, to the rocky deserts of Joshua Tree in the West.The National Parks of the United States
is the ideal first introduction to these beautiful natural spaces. Discover fun facts about all 61 national parks of the United States. Did you know that the biggest national park, Wrangell-St. Elias in snowy Alaska, covers an area bigger than the country of Switzerland? Or that you can go sledding on the sand dunes at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve?
Learn about the animals that make their homes in the forests, deserts, caves, and mountains of the national parks, and the amazing species of trees and plants, from the giant sequoia trees of Sequoia, to the geysers of Yellowstone. This book also features top tips for kids to follow when visiting these national parks, to ensure they have a safe and fun experience as well as leaving behind a space that everyone who comes afterwards can enjoy. Colorful illustrations and photography highlights the diverse beauty of the animals and plants that live in the parks.
Young readers will love discovering all the fun activities there are to do in each national park, including rock climbing, river rafting, skiing, horseback riding, cycling, and more! Special features of each park are highlighted, from secret caves to endangered animals.
Get kids excited about the Great Outdoors and all there is to see and do with this fun, accessible guide to the national parks.