Arches and Canyonlands national parks in the land of standing rocks by Mike Graf

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Published by FalconGuides in Guilford, Conn .

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StatementMike Graf, illustrated by Marjorie Leggitt
SeriesAdventures with the Parkers
ContributionsLeggitt, Marjorie C., ill
LC ClassificationsF832.A7 G73 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25283074M
ISBN 109780762779628
LC Control Number2012012734

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Arches and Canyonlands National Parks: In the Land of Standing Rocks (Adventures with the Parkers) Paperback – September 4, /5(3). It covers Moab, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park and recreational areas just outside the parks. I used the book for general ideas and searched the Internet for more detail.

If you want to see every part of the parks or are looking for in depth information about hikes off the beaten path, a different resource would serve you better/5(7). Canyonlands and Arches National Parks are among the scenic gems of southern Utah and deserve a well written guide in this Falcon series.

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Seasoned travel guide authors W. McRae and Judy Jewell are back with an expanded look at Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park. Packed with information on local recreation (including hiking, biking, rafting, and more), they provide detailed information on which sights should not be missed as well as how to best enjoy the scenery/5.

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A red-rock wonderland. Visit Arches to discover a landscape of contrasting colors, land forms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2, natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks.

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Canyonlands invites you to explore a wilderness of countless canyons and fantastically formed buttes carved by the Colorado River and its tributaries. Rivers divide the park into four districts: Island in the Sky, The Needles, The Maze, and the rivers themselves. Arches National Park; Canyonlands National Park; Southwest Parks and Monuments; Recreation Guides; Kids; Archaeology; Books - Arches Sort by 7 products.

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We were up early, ate breakfast, then shivered as we scraped off the snow and ice from the car. Turned on the news, and it confirmed our suspicions: Don’t even try to make [ ]. Arches and Canyonlands national parks, which were both closed to the public on Ma will be increasing recreational access again starting The National Park Service (NPS) says it is working with federal, state, and local public health authorities to increas access on a park-by-park basis.

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