An award-winning guide. Completely updated for the 2017 edition and includes over 450 new photographs, 160 revised maps, and 50 hiking tables, making it the only guidebook you will need to explore the United States National Parks. An all new design with the same intuitive layout keeps the step-by-step itineraries, child-friendly activities, and most popular ranger programs at your fingertips to help plan your next family holiday. Thousands of hotels, restaurants, and attractions beyond the parks and 11 suggested road trips make it the ultimate dashboard companion. Exhaustive activity information -- including hiking tables, easy-to-find trailhead markers, outfitter details, and backpacking essentials -- serves as blueprint for an adventure of a lifetime. With something for everyone, this is Your Guide to the National Parks.