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The Ultimate Montana Atlas & Travel Encyclopedia, 2nd Ed.
Michael Dougherty, Heidi Pfeil Dougherty
8 1/2 x 11, 576 pages, b&w photos, maps
List Price:   $29.95

Even the most famous explorers relied on a knowledgeable guide. And nowhere will you find a more knowledgeable guide than The Ultimate Montana Atlas and Travel Encyclopedia. It would require almost a dozen of the top guidebooks on Montana to find the information contained in this single volume—and you still wouldn’t have everything that is in this book! Complete sections with maps for Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, 110 maps, 48 maps of towns and cities, Over 2,000 Restaurants, Over 700 Motels, More than 350 public campgrounds, More than 250 private campgrounds, 96 Forest Service cabins, Over 200 guest ranches and resorts, Over 200 bed and breakfasts, Over 250 vacation homes and cabins, Over 450 outfitters and guides, 130 airports, More than 225 fishing sites, Over 160 Lewis & Clark points of interest, 71 public golf courses, Over 300 museums and historical sites, The text of over 300 historical markers, More than 25 hot springs, Over 300 hikes, Over 100 Cross-Country Ski Trails, Over 65 scenic drives and sidetrips, More than 50 ghost towns, 31 downhill and cross-country ski areas, Over 650 gas stops, More than 400 attractions, More than 1,000 photographs, Weather information for over 40 locations, Information on over 300 cities and towns, 1,000s of things to do in Montana, 1,000s of addresses and phone numbers …and more!

Hidden Montana: Including Missoula, Helena, Bozeman &
Glacier & Yellowstone National Parks
John Gottberg
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No state in America suits the Hidden guides' philosophy better than Montana. Still relatively untouched by mega-resorts, tourist-packed traffic jams, and ersatz ski villages, Montana offers friendly travel facilities nestled in lost expanses of wilderness. Since 96% of all visitors drive into the state, the author carefully maps out the state's many highways and country roads while describing the adventures found along the way. Hidden Montana covers historical attractions like the battlefield where General Custer made his infamous "last stand" and describes numerous ghost towns where Old West legends haunt abandoned buildings. It then leads readers through the state's American Indian reservations with helpful advice on how to both enjoy and honor Native American culture. This guidebook shows the way to over 70 parks, reserves, and wilderness areas. Truly two guides in one, Hidden Montana serves as both a travel guide and an outdoor adventure handbook. Veteran travel writer John Gottberg Anderson recommends dozens of small inns where the proprietors combine modern comforts with outdoor activities such as wildlife viewing, fishing, and biking. Detailed reviews of Montana's best outdoor outfitters for river running, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, and even pack trips are included.

Insiders' Guide to Glacier National Park
Susan Olin
List Price: $17.95 •
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This guide explores things to see and do in Montana's Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley. Readers will find information about such things as restaurant listings, accommodations, recreation, and relocation.

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National Geographic Road Guide to Glacier & Waterton Lakes National Parks
Thomas Schmidt
List Price: $8.95

Provides information about the roads in Glacier, particularly the Going to the Sun Road.

Exploring Glacier National Park (Exploring Series)
David Rockwell
6x9, 320 pages, color photos, b&w photos, maps
List Price: $16.95 •
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One of the jewels in the national park system, Glacier National Park encompasses the dramatic landscape where the vast watersheds of the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and Hudson Bay converge. Here plants and animals unique to those three basins come together, making it one of the richest, most diverse natural places in North America. Wolves, grizzly bears, and moose wander its woods and high alpine meadows. Western redcedar, whitebark pine, and glacier lily thrive and mingle on the slopes of its glacial valleys. Author and naturalist David Rockwell explains the evolution of the park's geology from the erosion of Australian mountains more than a billion years ago to the glaciers that gave Glacier National Park its distinctive landscape. He explores the natural history of the plants and animals of the park's six distinct regions. You'll learn about the park's greatest predators, grizzly bears, mountain lions, and wolves, and about their complex relationship with their prey. The result is a fascinating and intimate portrait of one of the world's last truly wild places.

Glacier-Waterton International Peace Park
Vicky Spring, Tom Kirkendall
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A valuable guide for active travelers to Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks. It details the best hikes and bike rides, along with other adventure activities, and is full of helpful sketch maps. Introductory chapters discuss preparation, safety tips and practical travel information.

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Glacier's Secrets: Beyond the Roads & Above the Clouds
George Ostrom
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In this first volume of "Glaciers Secrets", George Ostrum delights readers with humor, excellent photography, and some very intriguing insight into one of the most beautiful places in the world; Glacier National Park- which he has hiked and explored his entire life. One becomes aware upon reading this book, that there is an emotional connection between the author and his special place. It produces some fun reading, and the adventurous will be prompted to explore the trails of the "Crown of the Continent" for themselves.

Glacier National Park (1994)
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Glacier, America's northernmost national park, is an enchanting wilderness adventure. The majestic grandeur of the many glaciers, emerald lakes and streams creates a magical feeling, as if all of nature's gems were gathered and placed in one magnificent Montana park near the Canadian border. We'll journey to the top of Sun Mountain along the picturesque Going-to-the-Sun Highway, which has been described as the most beautiful sixteen-mile stretch of highway in the world.

Fishing Glacier National Park, 2nd
Russ Schneider
6 x 9, 174 pages, b&w photos, illustrations, maps, icons
List Price: $12.95 •
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How does an angler know when and where to fish, how to get there, and what kind of gear will reel in the catch? The answers are all here in Fishing Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park offers some of the most beautiful and exciting sport fishing in Montana. Trout, whitefish, grayling, and pike swim in the park's pristine alpine lakes, powerful rivers, and meandering streams. In this volume, Montana angler, fishing guide, and author Russ Schneider shares his intimate knowledge of this angler's paradise. This guide provides descriptions of more than 250 lakes, rivers, and streams within the park and answers the questions every angler asks before striking out. Look inside to find: site descriptions, including the species present and the best times to fish; tips on techniques, lures, flies, bait, and tackle; information about trails, distances, terrain, availability of campgrounds, river access, and regulations; maps and photos; an illustrated section describing the habits and habitats of Glacier's game fish. Whether you're planning an afternoon or a week of angling adventures, take Fishing Glacier National Park along for the trip.

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Hiking Glacier & Waterton Lakes National Parks
Erik Molvar
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Revised and updated, Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks now covers more than 850 miles of trails. This guide includes every trail in both parks and takes hikers to glistening glaciers, scenic lookouts, peaceful lakes, and remote wilderness. Easy-to-follow instructions and maps will make planning your next trip to Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks easy. The Glacier-Waterton Lakes complex has trails for everyone, ranging from long to short and strenuous to easy. This guide includes detailed hike descriptions, a chart to the best fishing, a campground rating chart, and tips for extended backpacking trips. Author Erik Molvar also provides information on the geographic features and wildlife you might see as you hike. Whether you have many days or just a few hours to explore, Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks is the guidebook you must have with you when you venture into this untamed land.

Best Easy Day Hikes Glacier & Waterton Lakes
Erik Molvar
List Price: $6.95

Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is home to a vast network of hiking trails. But if you’re only going to be in Glacier and Waterton national parks for a day or two, have time for only one or two short hikes, and you’re looking for trails that are not too physically demanding, which trails should you choose? This book answers that question. Best Easy Day Hikes Glacier & Waterton Lakes contains short descriptions and maps of the author’s favorite easy day hikes in Glacier and Waterton. All of the hikes in this little book are relatively short, on well-defined, easy-to-follow trails that take you to some of the area’s most spectacular scenery—without taking you to physical extremes. Features 28 hikes.

Trails Illustrated, Glacier & Waterton Lakes National Parks
Press Pub Falcon, Trails Illustrated (Editor)
List Price: $9.95

Each of Trails Illustrated's multi-colored topographic maps is a guide with hiking, backcountry safety, and trip planning information. Most national park maps also include such topics as wildlife, history, geology and archaeology. Printed on a paper-like plastic, the maps are tearproof, waterproof, and exceptionally durable, yet easily fit in a pocket or pack. Each map is based on exact reproductions of U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps updated, customized, and enhanced by Trails Illustrated to meet the needs of each area. Updated annually or biennially. Covers multiple quadrangles.

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