150 Nature Hot Spots in California: The Best Parks, Conservation Areas and Wild Places

150 Nature Hot Spots in California: The Best Parks, Conservation Areas and Wild Places

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150 Nature Hot Spots in California showcases the legendary diversity and beauty of California's landscape and wildlife -- famous deserts, iconic badlands, lush forests and beautiful beaches. The book is organized by region. Each entry includes at-a-glance information on activities, addresses and contact information; a feature on the location's characteristics, history and best hiking paths; and photography illustrating the geography and prominent wildlife and flora of the region.

The destinations and sites include:

• Waterfalls and giant sequoias of Yosemite National Park
• The cinder cone of Amboy Crater
• Below-sea-level salt flats of Death Valley National Park
• Elephant seals at A-o Nuevo State Park
• The palm oasis at Coachella Valley Preserve
• Tide pools at Cabrillo National Monument
• The wind-sculpted badlands of Alabama Hills
• Hydrothermal features of Lassen Volcanic National Park
• Tule elk and whales at Point Reyes National Seashore.

California is one of America's most popular travel destinations. According to Visit California, the state is the No. 1 tourism destination in the U.S. Of the 268 million tourists that visited in 2016, roughly 75 percent were Californians, 18 percent were from other states and 7 percent were from outside the country.

This guidebook will appeal to all travelers: families, hikers, campers, photographers and other nature enthusiasts; those who'd want to spend a week in the wilderness; and those who simply want to take a day trip. The book is a must-have for libraries, tourism offices, travel agents and bookstores.

ISBN: 9780228101680

Published Date: April 15, 2019

Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd

Language: English

Page Count: 256

Size: 9.36" l x 6.80" w x 0.84"