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100 Things to See in the National Parks

Your Guide to the Most Popular Features of the US National Parks


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About The Book

Explore all the most interesting, important, and awe-inspiring sites in the US National Parks with this guide featuring 100 must-see historical sites, natural landmarks, and other points of interest.

The US National Parks are full of amazing things to see from the incredible landscapes at the Grand Canyon to historical monuments like the Gateway Arch. But it can be easy to miss out on the best the parks have to offer if you don’t know where to look or what to look for. 100 Things to See in the National Parks gives you a clear guide through the most interesting, unique, and awe-inspiring things at each of the 63 national parks throughout the United States including:
-The highest peak in North America at the Denali National Park in Alaska
-The only place in the US where mail is delivered by mule at the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona
-The largest living tree in the world at Sequoia National Park in California
-And much more!

Each point of interest has its own entry, where you’ll find background information on its appearance and history, as well as easy-to-follow instructions on how to find it. For national park fans of all ages and interest, this guide will help you explore the US National Parks like you’ve never experienced them before.

About The Author

Photograph © Jonathan Irish

Stefanie Payne is strategic communications professional supporting NASA human spaceflight at the agency’s headquarters in Washington, DC. When not telling the story of exploration in space, she writes about adventures on Earth—with articles and photographs appearing in The Travel Channel, blogs for The National Geographic Society, Thrillist, and The Lonely Planet; as well as several books about the US National Parks of which she has traveled the full portfolio. In 2016, she took “the Greatest American Road Trip,” exploring and documenting fifty-nine of the US National Parks over fifty-two weeks. Learn more at

Why We Love It

“Plan your next national park adventure with the help of 100 Things to See in the National Parks! There’s so much to experience in every park that it can be difficult to decide what to do, but author Stefanie Payne takes out the guesswork by identifying the most popular, iconic, and incredible features of every park, from the Narrows in Zion to Cadillac Mountain in Acadia. Whether you’re visiting the parks in person or prefer to explore from the comfort of your own couch, this is the essential guide to experiencing those “can’t miss” moments in the US National Parks.”

—Julia J., Editor, on 100 Things to See in the National Parks

Product Details

  • Publisher: Adams Media (December 6, 2022)
  • Length: 224 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781507219980

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