National Parks and American History
In two books in the Historic National Parks series, Randi tells the tales of Native Americans, explorers, settlers, miners, ranchers, and environmentalists who shaped the western parks.
Who was the first to climb Longs Peak? Who discovered the park, and what did they do when they got here? Who walked these trails long before European-Americans made their way across the Great Plains? Who shot Rocky Mountain Jim? All these questions are many more are answered in this lively chronicle of the early days before Rocky Mountain became a national park.
How long have the Blackfeet and Kootenai lived in northwestern Montana? Why is there a statue in Marias Pass? Who is the Cattle Queen, and why is there a creek named for her? Discover the hidden tales of the people, places, and adventures that made this glorious park possible.
Will there be more Passport Companion Guides? Click here for the story of the little series that wouldn’t give up...but finally did.