National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide USA Centennial Edition: The Most Amazing Sights, Scenes, and Cool Activities from Coast to Coast!

National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide USA Centennial Edition: The Most Amazing Sights, Scenes, and Cool Activities from Coast to Coast!

by National Geographic Kids


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Happy 100th Birthday, National Parks! Join the centennial celebration by reading all about these greatest of American treasures — from Acadia to Zion — in preparation for a parks visit sometime soon. Filled with color photos, information on animals, fascinating lists, fun facts, maps, cool things to do, conservation tips, and much more — think of this book as your trusted guide to these most majestic of places.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426323140
Publisher: National Geographic
Publication date: 02/09/2016
Edition description: Centennial
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 112,298
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, website, apps, games, toys, television series and events and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Our Amazing National Parks at 100! 6

How to Use This Book! 7

Map of National Parks in the United States 10

The East 12

Introduction: The East 14

Acadia National Park 16

Everglades National Park 20

A Man of Many Parks: Take a Teddy Tour! 24

Great Smoky Mountains National Park 26

Hot Springs National Park 30

Explore America's Past in its National Parks 34

Other Must-see Park Properties 36

The Midwest 38

Introduction: The Midwest 40

Badlands National Park 42

Cuyahoga Valley National Park 46

Get Packing! Your National Park Suitcase Checklist 50

Theodore Roosevelt National Park 52

Wind Cave National Park 56

The National Park Awesome Eight 60

Other Must-see Park Properties 62

The Southwest 64

Introduction: The Southwest 66

Big Bend National Park 68

Carlsbad Caverns National Park 72

Grand Canyon National Park 76

The National Parks' Other Dimension: Spooky Sites! 80

Other Must-see Park Properties 82

The West 84

Introduction: The West 86

Bryce Canyon National Park 88

Denali National Park and Preserve 92

Glacier National Park 96

Endangered Species Success Stories: Back From the Brink! 100

Grand Teton National Park 102

Haleakala National Park 106

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park 110

Joshua Tree National Park 114

Mount Rainier National Park 118

Get the Scoop on Finding Fossils: Dig In! 122

Olympic National Park 124

Rocky Mountain National Park 128

Yellowstone National Park 132

Yosemite National Park 136

Zion National Park 140

By the Numbers! Record Setters in the National Parks 144

Other Must-see Park Properties 146

More National Parks and Park Properties 150


National Park of American Samoa

Arches National Park

Biscayne National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Capitol Reef National Park


Channel Islands National Park

Congaree National Park

Dry Tortugas National Park

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Great Basin National Park


Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Isle Royale National Park

Katman National Park and Preserve

Kenai Fjords National Park

Kings Canyon National Park

Kobuk Valley National Park


Lake Clark National Park and Preserve

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mesa Verde National Park

North Cascades National Park


Saguaro National Park

Sequoia National Park

Shenandoah National Park

Virgin Islands National Park

Voyageurs National Park

Wrangell-St. Ellas National Park and Preserve 162

National Park Properties by State or Territory 163

Glossary/Find Out More 170

Index 172

Photo Credits 175

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