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|Fishing Yellowstone National Park: An Angler's Complete Guide To More Than 100 Streams, Rivers, And Lakes (Regional Fishing Series)
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Author: Richard Parks
Yellowstone's fabled trout waters draw anglers from around the world to test their skills. This guide explains where to go, how to get there, which gamefish are found, the geography and angling history of the park's waters, and the top fly patterns and lures for each fishery. Also included are tips on lures, flies, bait, and tackle; and information about river access, regulations, trails, distances, terrain, and campgrounds,
Lifelong Montana resident Richard Parks grew up fishing the streams of Yellowstone National Park. The co-author of Tying and Fishing the West's Best Dry Flies, he is a member of Trout Unlimited and the Federation of Fly Fishers.
* Describes the habits and habitats of Yellowstone's gamefish
* Covers all waters, big and small, on the road and off the beaten path
* B/w maps and photographs
|Lost in My Own Backyard: A Walk in Yellowstone National Park (Crown Journeys)
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Author: Tim Cahill
“Let’s get lost together . . . ”
Lost in My Own Backyard brings acclaimed author Tim Cahill together with one of his—and America’s—favorite destinations: Yellowstone, the world’s first national park. Cahill has been “puttering around in the park” for a quarter of a century, slowly covering its vast scope and exploring its remote backwoods. So does this mean that he knows what he’s doing? Hardly. “I live fifty miles from the park,” says Cahill, “but proximity does not guarantee competence. I’ve spent entire afternoons not knowing exactly where I was, which is to say, I was lost in my own backyard.”
Cahill stumbles from glacier to geyser, encounters wildlife (some of it, like bisons, weighing in the neighborhood of a ton), muses on the microbiology of thermal pools, gets spooked in the mysterious Hoodoos, sees moonbows arcing across waterfalls at midnight, and generally has a fine old time walking several hundred miles while contemplating the concept and value of wilderness. Mostly, Cahill says, “I have resisted the urge to commit philosophy. This is difficult to do when you’re alone, twenty miles from the nearest road, and you’ve just found a grizzly bear track the size of a pizza.”
Divided into three parts—“The Trails,” which offers a variety of favorite day hikes; “In the Backcountry,” which explores three great backcountry trails very much off the beaten track; and “A Selected Yellowstone Bookshelf,” an annotated bibliography of his favorite books on the park—this is a hilarious, informative, and perfect guide for Yellowstone veterans and first-timers alike. Lost in My Own Backyard is adventure writing at its very best.
|Greater Yellowstone & Grand Teton Recreation Atlas & Guide
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Author: Benchmark Maps &. Atlases
Yellowstone is Benchmark's first national park and combined with Grand Teton National Park, the region is unrivaled in geologic wonder, dramatic landscapes, and unique wildlife. In 2013, the University of Oregon's Department of Geography's InfoGraphics Lab initiated a partnership with Benchmark Maps to develop a new recreation atlas that complements their successful academic title Atlas of Yellowstone. The result was this specialty recreation atlas and guide for Greater Yellowstone and Grand Teton. You will enjoy the features of this atlas of these national parks, the cornerstones of western park lands.
- Atlases: Every Benchmark atlas is specially designed for enthusiasts of hunting, fishing, camping, boating, hiking, and other outdoor activities. All atlases have Benchmarks exclusive Landscape Maps with large easy-to-read and page overlap, and a useful GPS grid. The categorized Recreation Guide makes planning your next adventure a breeze. The Recreation Maps have public land ownership shown as color tints, and most titles have hunting unit names and boundaries
- Recreational Maps: Benchmarks Recreation Maps were created for outdoor lovers who want the high quality recreation information in our atlases but with the convenience of a traditional folding map. Complete public lands detail and hunting unit boundaries are shown as well as categorized recreation listings.
|A Week in Yellowstone's Thorofare: A Journey Through the Remotest Place
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Author: Michael J. Yochim
The remotest place in the country, outside of Alaska, is a region in Yellowstone National Park ironically named the Thorofare, for its historic role as a route traversed by fur trappers. A Week in Yellowstone’s Thorofare is a history and celebration of this wild place, set within a week-long expedition that the author took with three friends in 2014.
Drawing upon the first-person accounts of rangers who have patrolled the area, archival documents, and Michael Yochim’s personal experiences over almost three decades, A Week in Yellowstone’s Thorofare distinguishes between the notions of wildness and wilderness. Through historic vignettes, descriptions of natural resources, and the author’s own experiences, it argues that wildness is the most precious, and easily lost, attribute of wilderness.
The Thorofare is remote not only from roads, but also largely unexplored in the vast body of wilderness literature. A Week in Yellowstone’s Thorofare aims to fill that void. Recognizing both the value and the fragility of wildness, the rangers who manage the area have struggled through many eras to preserve it. This book chronicles many of the struggles through which it has remained protected for visitors today.
Yochim offers poignant insight into the passions that motivate those who manage, defend, and journey through the Thorofare. His story demonstrates the importance of wild places for touching and understanding a fundamental part of the human experience. Part history, memoir, travelogue, natural history, and reflection, the book will appeal to readers interested in preservation, the wilderness movement, the history of National Parks, or the natural treasures of Yellowstone.
|Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park
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Author: Lee H. Whittlesey
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Intriguing stories of how people have died in Yellowstone warn about the many dangers that exist there and in wild areas in general.
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|Old Faithful: Yellowstone National Park SW (National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map)
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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map
National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone National Park is designed to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts with unmatched detail of the south-west section of the national park. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this map features key points of interest including the Old Faithful geyser area, the West Thumb of Yellowstone Lake, South Entrance Station, West Yellowstone, Heart Lake, and John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway. The Continental Divide Trail is also covered on this map.
With many miles of mapped trails and marked Bear Management Zones the Old Faithful map can guide you off the beaten path and back again. The clearly marked trails include mileages between intersections. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits, passes and many lakes. Some of the many recreation features include: visitor centers, campgrounds, trailheads, horse rentals, boat ramps, and interpretive trails.
Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on "Backcountry Tough" waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.
Other features found on this map include: Craig Pass, Gallatin National Forest, Grand Teton National Park, Heart Lake, Jedediah Smith Wilderness, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, Lewis Lake, Mount Sheridan, Pitchstone Plateau, Red Mountains, Shoshone Lake, Targhee National Forest, Teton National Forest, Teton Wilderness, Yellowstone National Park.
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- Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25.5"
- Folded Size = 4" x 7.5"
|Yellowstone Yesterday and Today
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Author: Paul Horsted
More than 100 historic images spanning Yellowstone's long history take on new meaning when precisely matched with Paul Horsted's modern photos of the same locations. Seeing colors visible to the original photographers, we are able to grasp the Park's rich history firsthand. We see the same geysers, waterfalls, lakes and mountains, and looking across the years we can easily compare changes and similarities between past and present. This book will be a delight to anyone who enjoys the beauty and history of Yellowstone National Park, and who wants to continue that experience from afar. GPS data can guide the reader to each photo site, making this book a valuable reference for future visits to the park.
|Best Easy Day Hiking Guide and Trail Map Bundle: Yellowstone National Park (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)
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Author: Bill Schneider
Brand: Globe Pequot Press
Yellowstone National Park is one of the great outdoor destinations on the planet, with spectacular vistas, intriguing geology, and abundant and varied wildlife. This updated and revised edition, published in a convenient, pocket-size format, describes 30 of the best day hikes in the park.
- Bst Day Hikes + Map: Yllwstone
|Road to War: The 1871 Yellowstone Surveys (Frontier Military Series)
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By 1870, only one group of American Indians in the 300,000 square miles of the Dakota and Montana Territories still held firm against being placed on reservations: a few thousand Teton Sioux and Northern Cheyennes, all followers of the charismatic Sitting Bull. It was then that Philadelphia’s Jay Cooke, “the financier of the Civil War,” a man who believed that he was “God’s chosen instrument,” funded a second transcontinental railroad. This line, the Northern Pacific, would follow the Yellowstone River through Montana, separating the last buffalo herds from Sitting Bull’s people and disrupting their way of life.
Road to War tells the fascinating story of the inevitable clash of wills between a fierce, proud people fighting to retain their traditional way of life and a devout man who, with the full support of President Ulysses S. Grant’s administration and the U.S. Army, was intent on carrying out what he believed to be God’s will and America’s destiny.
The chronological first of three volumes documenting the Northern Pacific’s Yellowstone valley surveys between 1871 and 1873, Road to War tells its story through excerpts from unpublished letters, diaries, official reports, and period newspapers that reflect the never-ending intrigue, corruption and profiteering, politics, and unanticipated physical hardships. Lubetkin shows the railroad’s drive west, along with the rough humor and profanity of railroad managers, alcoholic army officers, apprehensive Indian agents, and especially the young surveyors working in intolerable heat, swamps, and arctic cold. All these details tell the real story of building a railroad while keeping an eye open for Sitting Bull’s warriors.
Road to War shows history as it really unfolded on the western plains. Although the Indians’ former way of life was coming to an end, it would not come quietly.
- Road to War The 1871 Yellowstone Surveys
- Powder River: Disastrous Opening of the Great Sioux War
- The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West
- Death at the Little Bighorn: A New Look at Custer, His Tactics, and the Tragic Decisions Made at the Last Stand
- Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War
- Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West
- Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Gold and Guns: The 1874 Yellowstone Wagon Road and Prospecting Expedition and the Battle of Lodge Grass Creek
- Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory
- Yellowstone National Park: Through the Lens of Time
- Wonderlandscape: Yellowstone National Park and the Evolution of an American Cultural Icon
- Decision at Tom’s Brook: George Custer, Thomas Rosser, and the Joy of the Fight
|Mapping Yellowstone: A History of the Mapping of Yellowstone National Park
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Author: Bruce H. Blevins
Blevin's work is the first devoted entirely to the mapping of Yellowstone National Park. "Mapping Yellowstone" covers the period from the discovery of America through to the 1920s with maps covering the period from 1796 to 1986. Emphasis is on initial exploration of the park, and continuing through to the period of extensive U.S. government cartography from 1814 to 1883. Aspects of mapping include: early conjectures, fur trapping era, military expeditions, geologic surveys, government boundaries, personal travel accounts and promotional and atlas cartography. Samples of atlas illustrations are used to represent what the majority of the public knew about the park during the early years. Many maps discussed and illustrated are unpublished manuscript maps or maps with very limited distribution. There are 306 maps included in this history on the mapping of Yellowstone National Park with 210 illustrations. An exhaustive effort to chronicle the mapping of one of the great U.S. national parks.
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