Natural wonders are the highlights of travelling and the USA has plenty to see in their national parks.
From Yosemite to the Grand Canyon and Death Valley to Big Sur, there is 84 million acres rich in wildlife and histories to see.
Home to the world’s tallest trees, largest carnivores, colossal waterfalls and plant life as far as the eye can see, the parks are an intrinsic part of the culture and landscape of America.
Now a very special book called The Parklands – Trails and Secrets from the National Parks of The United States has been published by gestalten in conjunction with The Parks Project, priced at £40.
The Parklands takes you on a thrilling tour in every direction, with a special focus on sustainable, low-impact exploration.
Whether you like birdwatching, hiking, stargazing or simply forest bathing, this book gives you essential information, along with quirky facts to help plan your own adventures in the American wild.
Discover on your way, salmon feasting bears, iridescent hummingbirds and frogs which freeze in the winter. The book covers tropical reefs, crystal clear glaciers, enchanted forests and barren deserts and it will have the armchair traveller enthralled.
Covering small and relatively unknown spots as well as the big famous parks, each special place has been researched and visited to ensure a clear picture for the reader.
With impressive images and text, this hard backed gem is a fascinating read and not only inspires, but educates, introducing the reader to the people who have helped protect these great places and also containing facts and figures.
The book highlights the Parks Project, which was founded by Keith Eshelman and Sevag Kazanci and believes that parks are places to exercise and unwind as well as important places for wildlife and preserving cultural history.
Since 2014, Parks Project has created apparel and home goods items, and aims to transform park enthusiasts into park champions. A portion of every sale goes to supporting conservation education and advocacy.
Publication date: 6th September 2022
UK Price: £40
Format: Hardback, 241 x 305 x 38.1mm
The Parklands – Trails and Secrets from the National Parks of The United States
Published by gestalten
For more information and to order a copy of the book, please visit: https://uk.gestalten.com.
Rebecca Hay is an experienced travel writer and member of The British Guild of Travel Writers. Follow her adventures with her family on Twitter and Instagram @emojiadventurer and on Facebook via EmojiAdventurers2.
Images courtesy of gestalten