This newly expanded series sets the standard for pocket-sized, outdoor recreation guidebooks. Written by top experts and enthusiasts, they invite you to experience the endless adventure and rugged beauty of the great outdoors. Each guide includes concise area and trail descriptions, plus information on driving directions, trail difficulty level, and more.
Some guides, like the ones featured here, also include detailed National Geographic topographic maps of the area for easy-to-follow hikes. Learn More
For a great weekend adventure that's ideal for Cub Scouts or a den or pack activity, try letterboxing! This low-tech version of geocaching combines hiking, puzzle solving, and rubber-stamp artistry with the thrill of treasure hunting. This introductory guide includes history, rules, and etiquette, along with instructions on making stamps and letterboxes, basic land navigation techniques, writing and following clues, and more. Soft cover, 110 pages. Learn More
The Best in Tent Camping: West Virginia is a guidebook for tent campers who like quiet, scenic, and serene campsites. It's the perfect resource if you blanch at the thought of pitching a tent on a concrete slab, trying to sleep through the blare of another camper's boombox, or waking up to find your tent surrounded by a convoy of RVs. Learn More
From Robert M. Gates, former US Secretary of Defense and current President of the Boy Scouts of America, this book is a strikingly candid, vividly written account of his experience serving during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Learn More