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The Ultimate Montana Atlas & Travel Encyclopedia, 3rd Ed.
Michael Dougherty, Heidi Pfeil Dougherty
8 1/2 x 11, 584 pages, b&w photos, maps
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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!



Montana Atlas & Gazetteer
Delorme
List Price: $19.95

Rely on the Montana Atlas & Gazetteer for the utmost in trip planning and backcountry access. Contains topographic maps with unbeatable detail, plus gazetteer information on great places to go and things to do. Scale equals 1:250,000 or 1"=4 miles. Contour Interval 100' or 200', depending on terrain. Each page covers 38.4 miles x 55.3 miles with GPS Grids & tick marks. Special Features include Glacier National Park Map & Gazetteer. BLM & state lands (color coded); Publicly owned lands locater map and Shaded relief 80 pages of maps, with 96 total pages. Gazetteer categories include BLM public lands, Campgrounds, Fishing, Fishing access sites, Hiking, Historic sites/Museums, Hunting, Indian lands, National lands, Scenic drives, Selected rivers and streams for fishing, Ski areas, State lands, Unique natural features, and Wildlife viewing.

Glacier National Park features include Facts, Fishing, Hiking, Public campgrounds, Scenic drives, Unique natural features, and Wildlife viewing.



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.



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Montana Off the Beaten Path, 5th: A Guide to Unique Places
Michael McCoy
List Price: $12.95

A fascinating mix of attractions awaits the Montana traveler, from the Big Montana Sheep Drive to the Little Bighorn Battlefield.



Fodor's Montana, Wyoming & Idaho, 1st Edition
Deborah Kaufman, Matthew Lombardi, Mark Sullivan
List Price: $19.95 •
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Encounter the last true vestige of the frontier wilderness with the help of this new guide to Big Sky country and beyond. Includes in-depth coverage of Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks.

In the states of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming, travelers encounter the last true visage of the frontier wilderness. These days the way to test one's mettle is to match wits with a trout or tame a mountain-- be it by skis, hiking boots, raft, or bungee cord. Fodor's new guide to big sky country and beyond brings travelers face-to-face with these outdoor pleasures, including in-depth coverage of Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. It rounds out its coverage with information on historical sites, dude ranches and historic inns, rodeos and hot springs, steakhouses and brewfests as well as city doings from Billings to Boise.



Frommer's: Montana & Wyoming
Eric Peterson
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Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer’s, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices. Frommer’s. Your guide to a world of travel experience.



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Fodor's Road Guide USA
List Price: $18.00 •
Your Price $12.60

In Fodor's Road Guide USA you'll find everything you need for a great road trip -- whether you're going across the country or to a family reunion in the next state over. In this guide to Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming, you'll find thousands of listings of things to see and do as well as hotels and restaurants in all price ranges in major cities, suburbs, small towns, and the countryside. Other essential trip planning resources include lively state and town introductions, climate charts, historical timelines, festival and events, rules of the road, sidebars filled with great tips, driving and walking tours, exact prices, web sites, and full-color highway maps.



Scenic Driving Montana
S. A. Snyder
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Scenic Driving Montana covers twenty-four of the most spectacular drives in the Treasure State, from the breathtaking Beartooth Highway in south-central Montana, to Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road, to the grasslands and badlands of eastern Montana. The routes pass through Montana's small towns, offering a window on life in such communities as Chinook, Swan Lake, Lame Deer, and Big Timber. Scenic Driving Montana provides comprehensive route descriptions, including information on camping, travel services, best seasons, special attractions, and historical points of interest. Detailed maps and black-and-white photos complement each description. Also included are eight pages of stunning color photos.



Insiders' Guide to Glacier National Park
Susan Olin
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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.



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.

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