Compass American Guides: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, 2nd Edition

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Fodor's Travel Publications, 2012 - Travel - 356 pages
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After my first trip to the Greater Yellowstone area nearly a decade ago, I was hooked. The constantly changing landscape and incredible, abundant wildlife in Yellowstone and Grand Teton mean that there’s always something exciting to see and do. I love sharing the experiences and advice I’ve gathered over the years here, so think of me as your personal guide to the parks and gateway towns. I’m often just up the road in Montana, so that I can bring friends—and you—to the parks every chance I get. Award-winning photographer Jeff Vanuga, meanwhile, has shot the region for more than 20 years.á á á —Brian Kevin, author
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Author Brian Kevin and photographer Jeff Vanuga know the parks inside out and bring you:

•áFavorite places to explore, from the popular hot spots to the remote backcountry
•áRecommendations on hikes, fishing, cycling, and other great activities
•áReviews of local-favorite places to eat and stayá
•áStunning full-color photography
•áDetailed, easy-to-use maps
•áBackground on the area’s rich cultural and natural history
•áSpecial in-depth sections on geothermal
•áfeatures and winter adventures
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
15
Looking South 23
17
Yellowstones First Inhabitants
46
SIDEBARS 5 e Flight of the Nez PercÚ
50
A Modern Park
56
YELLOWSTONES LOWER LOOP
66
Around Yellowstone Lake
86
Madison and Norris 1 ll
113
Mammoth Hot Springs TowerRoosevelt
156
TowerRoosevelt
158
Canyon Village
168
Canyon Village
169
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK
182
Grand Teton National Park and Iackson Hole
203
Iackson
236
West Yellowstone
249

Upper Loop 142143
140
Mammoth Hot Springs
152
Grand Teton National Park Campgrounds at a Glance
285
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