Yellowstone Guide Books



National Geographic Yellowstone/Grand Teton Road Guide National Geographic Yellowstone/Grand Teton Road Guide

By Schmidt and Fuller. This road guide with easy to use strip maps and side by side commentary tells you where to see elk, deer, bear and other wildlife. Also provides information on scenic overlooks, side trips, geology and a special section on the 1988 fires. 96 pages.

Winter, An Ecological Handbook Winter, An Ecological Handbook

By Dr. James Halfpenny. Starting with snow physics, this book focuses on ecology during the cold months. Selections include advice on avalanche danger, snow shelters, and winter equipment. 272 pages.

Field Guide to Mammal Tracking Field Guide to Mammal Tracking

By Dr. James Halfpenny. Given an outstanding review by the "New York Times," this is more than just a field guide. You can learn to understand tracks, interpret clues and read the trails that animals leave behind. 163 pages.

Yellowstone Winter Guide Yellowstone Winter Guide

By Jeff Henry. A mile-by-mile guide for winter travelers with maps that depict all the principal trails in the park. The maps help inform visitors of likely places to find and photograph the park's animals and thermal features. 95 pages

Birds of Yellowstone Birds of Yellowstone

By Terry McEneaney. Written by Yellowstone's leading bird biologist, this practical guide will aid in your enjoyment of Yellowstone's varied birdlife. As an extra bonus, the author reveals the locations of the best roadside birding locations. 171 pages.

Wildlife@Yellowstone: The Story Behind the Scenery Wildlife@Yellowstone: The Story Behind the Scenery

By Sue Consolo-Murphy and Kerry Murphy. An introduction to the web of life at Yellowstone, with excellent color photographs and interpretive text. 1999.

In the winter of 1894, the magazine Forest and Stream sent one of its most talented writers, Emerson Hough, to Yellowstone National Park to document the decline in bison. Under the tutelage of legendary guide Billy Hofer, Hough learned to ski on 12-foot-long wooden slats. He witnessed the arrest of notorious poacher Ed Howell—caught red-handed skinning a bison—and met pioneering photographer F. Jay Haynes.