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From the celebrated national parks to the lesser-known state parks, national wildlife refuges, conservation areas, and wild and scenic rivers, this landmark series encourages readers to experience a region firsthand. It describes—and guides them to—the best sites, offering detailed information about the birds, wildlife, topography, trees, and wildflowers that readers are likely to encounter in each one. Acclaimed nature writers with extensive knowledge of each region enrich the guidebooks with enticing narratives and rich insights into the areas’ landscapes and natural histories. Each book includes: Author-guided hikes leading readers along favorite trails, pointing out and explaining natural highlights along the way More than twenty high-quality maps and 150 stunning, full-color photographs Detailed site descriptions plus opportunities for camping, cycling, fishing, and much more Fascinating vignettes on geology, plants, and animals Extensive resource listings Packed with in-depth information, these invaluable guides help readers take full advantage of all the beauty and variety of the great American outdoors.