Frommer's Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 28, 2010 - Travel - 264 pages
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Frommer's Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks is packed with all the facts, tips, and descriptions you need to have perfect park vacation, in a pocket-sized guide:

  • The most memorable park experiences, from Old Faithful and Mammoth Hot Springs to Snake River rafting.
  • Great places to stay in and near the parks, ranging from historic lodges to family-friendly motels—plus a complete campground guide for each park.
  • A fully illustrated nature guide to help you spot and identify bald eagles, bison, wildflowers, and more.
  • The best hikes, from ranger-led interpretive walks to challenging backcountry overnights.
  • What to see and do outside of the parks: rodeos, chuckwagon feeds, IMAX nature films, an elk preserve, Jackson Hole’s bars and boutiques, and more.
  • Detailed, accurate park and trail maps.
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing Yellowstone Grand Teton National Parks
1
Chapter 2 Planning Your Trip to Yellowstone Grand Teton National Parks
18
Chapter 3 Exploring Yellowstone National Park
43
Chapter 4 Hikes Other Outdoor Pursuits in Yellowstone National Park
82
Chapter 5 Exploring Grand Teton National Park
105
Chapter 6 Hikes Other Outdoor Pursuits in Grand Teton National Park
122
Chapter 7 Where to Stay Dine in the Parks
138
Chapter 8 Gateways to Yellowstone Grand Teton National Parks
162
Chapter 9 A Yellowstone Grand Teton Nature Guide
205
Chapter 10 Montana Wyoming in Depth
226
Chapter 11 Fast Facts
237
Index
246
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About the author (2010)

A Denver-based freelance writer, Eric Peterson has contributed to numerous Frommer's guides covering the American West and has written Frommer's Montana & Wyoming, Frommer's Utah, and Ramble: A Field Guide to the U.S.A. (www.speckpress.com). Peterson also writes about travel and other topics for such publications as ColoradoBiz, Delta Sky, and the New York Daily News. In his free time, he's an avid camper and hiker, a lifelong Broncos fan, and a part-time rock star (at least in the eyes of his niece Olivia and nephews Mitch and Sam).

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