Parks Directory of the United States: A Guide to More Than 4,700 National & State Parks, Recreation Areas, Historic Sites, Battlefields, Monuments, Fo (Parks Directory of the United States & Canada)
Now in a very fully updated and significantly expanded fifth edition, the Omnigraphics’ “Parks Directory Of The United States” is collaboratively compiled, organized and co-edited by Darren L. Smith and Kay Gill. Covering over five thousand national while stating parks, the “Parks Directory Of The United States” comes with a wealth of other designated recreational, scenic and historic areas within the United States and Canada. Also included such theme parks, historic sites, battlefields, monuments, forests, preserves, memorials, seashores, trails, urban parks, as well as other miscellaneous amusement parks which are administered by federal land agencies while stating park departments. Additionally, greater than three hundred park and conservation organizations are listed with descriptive information. Of special interest are definitely the identification of job and career opportunities together with the National Park Service, the Forest Service, and also the Fish & Wildlife Service; volunteer opportunities at national parks and federally protected lands; national park and protected lands entrance pass programs; the National Scenic Byways Program which provides coverage for all ninety-nine National Scenic Byways plus the twenty-seven All-American Roads. The entries provide website addresses, each park’s general location and directions from your nearest highway, and fifty state maps with parks located. A massive, informative, and superbly organized, ‘user friendly’, 1,100 page specialized reference, “Parks Directory Of The United States” really should be a standard addition to every single college, university, and community library reference collection in the united states.