Happy 100th Birthday, National Park Service!
Posted on May 30, 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 this year, and we hope you plan to celebrate! Whether it’s a day biking the trails of the Cuyahoga Valley in Cleveland, a weekend rock climbing in Yosemite, or a week of backpacking in our country’s first national park, Yellowstone, the Toledo Library has all the materials you need to plan your adventure.
With 58 National Parks and 72 National Monuments to choose from, there’s sure to be one that appeals to you! Picking the destination is the fun part, but planning and preparation can be overwhelming. If you’re looking for the best places to eat, the prettiest trails to hike, and the most accommodating lodging, the Toledo Library has you covered! Check out these books to learn what you don’t want to miss when visiting America’s National Parks.
National Parks Books
Planning to travel with kids?
Be sure to grab a copy of …
National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A. : The Most Amazing Sights, Scenes And Cool Activities From Coast To Coast
The National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A. is more than just a book. It is entertaining, informative and fun. National parks are some of America’s most treasured places, and the National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A. is the perfect way to bring the fun and amazement of these majestic places to kids. Divided by region, (Northeast & Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, and West), this guide is both accessible and tons of fun. Full-color photographs and layering of information make facts jump off the page. Features include tips on exploration, information about animals, sidebars, checklists, fun facts, maps, cool things to do, and much more.
Looking for a digital copy of this book? Check out the National Geographic Kids database.
For more information on the 100 year anniversary of the National Park Service, please visit NPS.gov.
Featured Image Credit: National Park Service/Krystal Hogan (public domain)