In this comprehensive guide to 228 national park areas east of the Mississippi, the beauty, wonder, and history of these lands are placed at readers' fingertips. Informative text, which is enhanced by photographs and 124 detailed maps, gives the facts needed to plan and tailor visits to areas operated by the National Park Service. Major parks, small historic sites, scenic trails, and inspiring monuments are included, as well as information on an area's history, points of interests, lodging and camping, and contact information. From day trips to Ellis Island in New York or Booker T. Washington National Monument in Virginia to longer vacations on the Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts or at Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland, there are many opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors in America's national parks.
National Geographic Society