Utah's Big Five National Parks: Adventuring With Kids by Harley McallisterUtah's Big Five National Parks: Adventuring With Kids by Harley Mcallister

Utah's Big Five National Parks: Adventuring With Kids

byHarley Mcallister

Paperback | November 1, 2017

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The parents of four boys, Harley and Abby McAllister have spent the last few years figuring out the best way to explore our national parks with restless kids in tow. These first two books in this new series help families plan their vacations in Yellowstone National Park and in Utah's "Big Five" national parks (Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, and Zion)-so that everyone has a memorable trip.With an easy to follow organization based on park geography, an emphasis on outdoor fun and education, and an approach that zeroes in on the very best options for families, each guide fully explores the national park it covers. Family-friendly hiking trails for a range of age and skill levels; major natural sights, from geothermal pools and geysers in Yellowstone to slot canyons, arches, and hoodoos in Utah; the best wildlife viewing spots, including wildlife checklists for kids to mark off; fishing, biking, climbing, and rafting opportunities-and much more are all detailed. The guides also promote the popular Junior Ranger programming found throughout the National Parks system, as well as other park programs that appeal to kids. And they provide basics on access, trip planning, and overnight options from campgrounds to lodges to cabins.
Wanting to keep their travel options open, Harley and Abby McAllister homeschool their children; Abby is a trained educator and strategic planner and discovers teaching and learning opportunities wherever they adventure. An avid outdoorsman, Harley works as a project manager and has lived in seven different states and on three differen...
Title:Utah's Big Five National Parks: Adventuring With KidsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.05 × 5.72 × 0.44 inPublished:November 1, 2017Publisher:The Mountaineers BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1680511149

ISBN - 13:9781680511147

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