Explore California with Books and Maps from Bored Feet Press

The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to Sonoma County, 3rd edition

Bob Lorentzen

In the first full revision in 12 years of this classic guide, the 50 original hikes have been fully updated and revised. Eleven completely new hikes in Sonoma County’s State, County and City Parks have been added to bring the total of fully described hikes to 60.


The Hiker’s hip pocket Guide to the Humboldt/Del Norte Coast, 3rd Ed.

Bob Lorentzen

We have fully revised, updated and expanded this essential guide to the hikes of Humboldt and Del Norte counties, the majestic land behind the Redwood Curtain.


The Essential Geography of the United States of America

Imus Geographics

Enjoy a clear view of the USA with this handsome map, perhaps the best and most representative map ever published of our country.


Notebooks From the Emerald Triangle
Notes of a Renegade Gardener in the Far Hills

A Novel by Bill Bradd

Poet and now novelist Bill Bradd worked in the outlaw culture of outdoor marijuana cultivation. He tells the inside story of a unique bunch of characters, honoring their lives and their places in an enthralling book full of paranoia, passion, and insight about humans and nature.


Monterey Bay Map

Bluewater Maps

Beautiful new map spans the coastline from the town of Pescadero in the north to Andrew Molera State Park in the south.


Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Bishop to Lone Pine

Sharon Giacomazzi

This handsome and handy guide covers thirteen dramatic eastside Sierra Canyons. Starting around the spectacular forks of Bishop Canyon, Sharon divulges a wealth of hikes both popular and obscure, then continues south to include hikes near Mount Whitney.


Field Guide to Manzanitas
California, North America, and Mexico

Michael Kauffmann, Tom Parker and Michael Vasey; Photographs by Jeff Bisbee

This ground-breaking field guide covers the species and subspecies of Arctostaphylos native to western North America. The book features color photos, accurate, detailed range maps, and descriptions of each species.


Conifers of the Pacific Slope
A Field Guide to the Conifers of California, Oregon and Washington

Michael Kauffmann

This book provides in depth information about the 65 conifer species that occur in the three Pacific Coast states and beyond, color photos, accurate and updated range maps for each species, plus an elaborate key to aid with identification.


Mount Whitney
Mountain Lore from the Whitney Store, 2nd Edition

Doug Thompson & Elisabeth Newbold

A Collection of Stories, Trail Tips, History, Recipes and More from the Whitney Portal Store, est. 1935. No book has more detail and inside information about the various routes to the top of Mt. Whitney, their requirements, and the choices involved than this one.


Mendocino Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

The Mendocino Coast map covers the coastline from Shelter Cove just across the Humboldt County line in the north to Gualala beside the Sonoma County line in the south, plus inland areas such as the 101 corridor and Round Valley.


Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Sonora Pass to Pine Creek

Sharon Giacomazzi

Discover the hidden beauty of the Eastern Sierra's wondrous canyons with Sierra native Sharon Giacomazzi as your guide. She details local history, campgrounds, resorts, where to find the best wildflower blooms, autumn color displays and waterfalls, and more


Wild Mushroom Cookbook
Recipes from Mendocino For Cooks Everywhere

Alison Gardner and Merry Winslow

Alison Gardner and Merry Winslow have created the most comprehensive collection of wild mushroom recipes ever assembled. Full of ideas that you can also apply to store-bought mushrooms, this book will stimulate your imagination and guide your creativity.


Mendocino Coast Recreation Map

GeoGraphics Maps & Photos

This great new map by longtime Mendo coast resident Rixanne Wehren provides extensive information about the wide range of recreational activities on the Mendocino coast.


Sierra Nevada Topographic Map

Imus Geographics

This beautiful and detailed, full-color map covers the Sierra Nevada Range from Lassen National Park in the north to Tehachapi Pass in the south.


Bay Area Trail Map: Carquinez Strait and Berkeley Hills

Redwood Hikes Press

The only comprehensive trail map of this parks- and trails-rich area in the Berkeley Hills and northern Contra Costa County


Wildflowers of the San Francisco Bay Area
A Guide to Common Native Species

Text & Photos by Steven Hartman

Covers 102 of the most frequently seen species. Arranged by color, each listing includes common and scientific name, size and description of flower, plant, leaf, and months of bloom.


Trails of Mt. Tamalpais, Muir Woods and Marin Headlands

Ben Pease

The artistry of Gerald Olmsted’s map and his quirky historical text are gently updated with new accurately-mapped trails and clearly delineated bike trails.


Sonoma-Marin Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

This map covers not only Sonoma and Marin Counties, but also the western half of Napa County and the southern portion of Lake County as well as about two-thirds of San Francisco, the north half of SF Bay and the urban East Bay from Oakland north.


Walking in Beauty
Growing Up with the Yurok Indians

Harry K. Roberts

When Harry Roberts was a boy, he spent his summers at the mouth of the Klamath River, where his Irish American family was friends with a Yurok spiritual leader. This collection of stories, poems, photographs, and short essays is Harry’s account of those transformative years.


Bay Area Trail Map: Mount Diablo

Redwood Hikes Press

This map covers Mount Diablo and the surrounding area. One side includes Mount Diablo State Park, Lime Ridge, Shell Ridge Open Space, Diablo Foothills , and Morgan Territory. The other side has separate maps, of Los Vaqueros, Black Diamond Mines, and Brushy Peak.


Bay Area Trail Map: Big Basin and Castle Rock, 3rd Edition

Redwood Hikes Press

Map covers Santa Cruz Mountains from outskirts of Saratoga/Los Gatos to Pacific coast around Pt. Ano Nuevo. Covers all six state parks and many regional parks and open space preserves. Includes the entire Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail.


Sibley's Backyard Birds of Southern California

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 73 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Sibley’s Common Trees of California

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 47 of the most common native and introduced tree species, including descriptions, size, range, and illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, and fruits and berries.


Two Peoples, One Place
Humboldt History, Volume One

Ray Raphael & Freeman House

In this fascinating account by two acclaimed and accomplished authors, the reader views what happened when Euro-Americans and Native Americans competed for a place they both relished. This book details Humboldt's native peoples and their contact with the newcomers.


Soleful Hiking
A Beginner’s Guide to Mindful Hiking

Paula Phillips Marks

Guide to hikes in the North (SF) Bay. Discusses how to be a mindful hiker and reviews clothing and footwear choices for beginning and casual hikers. Also discusses what to bring, hazards and pests, trail courtesy, safety, not getting lost, and what to look for as you hike.


Hiking Humboldt
Volume One

Kenneth M. Burton; Maps by Jason Barnes

Ken Burton describes 55 hikes, ranging from 5 to 15 miles in length, throughout Humboldt County in the first hiking guide to cover both coastal and inland regions of the county.


Hiking the California Coastal Trail Volume Two: Monterey to Mexico
The Guide to Walking the Golden State's Beaches and Bluffs from Border to Border

Bob Lorentzen and Richard Nichols

This southern volume of the series describes more than 600 miles of California's now official Coastal Trail (CCT), America's most diverse long distance trail.

Volume Two covers from Monterey to the Mexico in 83 accessible sections.


Gold Fever, Part Three
The Path to Civil War

Ken Salter

The latest installment of Salter's rich historical saga, set among the crime, gambling, prostitution, and political tensions of 1850s California


Trails of Santa Cruz, 4th Edition

Ben Pease

This handsome and easy-to-read map includes beaches from Davenport to Aptos, plus expanded trails at Wilder Ranch, H. Cowell Redwoods, Forest of Nisene Marks, and UCSC.


Wonders of the Sea, Volume Three
Hidden Treasures of California's Far North Coast

Marc Shargel

Takes readers on a visual voyage beneath the ocean to discover marine life from the Oregon Border to Point Arena, near Mendocino. The book reveals an array of marine life seen by few.


Sibley’s Backyard Birds of Northern California

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 69 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


California Bees and Blooms
A Guide For Gardeners and Naturalists

Gordon W. Frankie, Robbin W. Thorp, Rollin E. Coville, and Barbara Ertter

In this guidebook, some of the state’s preeminent bee and botany experts introduce us to the the twenty-two most common genera of bees, describing each one’s distinctive behaviors, social structures, flight season, preferred flowers, and enemies.


Wonders of the Sea, Volume Two
Marine Jewels of Southern California's Coast and Islands

Marc Shargel

Takes readers on a visual voyage beneath the ocean to discover marine life from Santa Barbara to San Diego and offshore to all eight of the Channel Islands.


Big Sur Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

This new map spans the spectacular and rugged Big Sur coastline of central California. Covers the coast from Andrew Molera State Park in the north to Ragged Point in the south.


Bay Area Trail Map: Mount Tamalpais

Redwood Hikes Press

This map covers all of Marin County except for Point Reyes and Novato. One side shows the Marin Headlands, Mount Tamalpais, and Muir Woods, with an inset of China Camp State Park; the other side shows the Marin Municipal Water District’s Mount Tamalpais Watershed, Pine Mountain, San Geronimo Valley, Samuel P. Taylor State Park, and Lucas Valley.


Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada
A Guide to Common Native Species

Text & Photos by Steven Hartman

Covers 107 of the most prevalent Sierra species. Arranged by color, each listing includes common and scientific name, size and description of flower, plant, leaf, and months of bloom.


Sibley’s Birds of the California Coast

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 56 waterbirds: shorebirds, gulls, terns, wading birds, ducks, geese, swans, loons, and more.


Angels in the Wilderness: The True Story of One Woman’s Survival Against All Odds

Amy Racina

Solo backpacker Amy Racina fell sixty feet onto solid granite during a 16-day solo hiking trip. In this gripping account, Amy tells how she survived in the wilderness with both legs broken, her rescue, and her recovery.


Sierra Starlight
The Astrophotography of Tony Rowell

Tony Rowell, Foreword by Kenneth Brower

Rowell creates a compelling nighttime landscapes awash with light from the cosmos. His new book showcases 75 iconic Sierra landmarks against the spectacular night sky.


Great Day Hikes in and around Napa Valley
Third Edition

Ken Stanton

Ken Stanton has fully expanded and updated his popular guide to trails around Napa Valley. His captivating,detailed trail reports, featuring many little known hikes, include entertaining tales of Napa's colorful past.


Trails and Tales of Yosemite and the Central Sierra
A Guide for Hikers and History Buffs

Sharon Giacomazzi

Sharon Giacomazzi loves to tell history tales and she loves to hike. She combines these passions in an enthralling guide to the glorious Central Sierra, presenting more than 60 fun excursions. Updated for 2013.


The Mendocino Coast Glove Box Guide, 3rd Edition
Lodgings, Eateries, Sights, History, Activities and More

Bob Lorentzen

Our bestselling guide to the scenic and cultural treasures of the Mendocino coast has been thoroughly revised and updated in this new third edition. The text weaves local history and anecdote with road notes to chronicle the journey.Price reduced!


Wonders of the Sea (Volume One) North Central California
Point Arena in Mendocino County to Pigeon Point in San Mateo County

Marc Shargel

An elegant book which takes its readers on a visual voyage beneath California's coastal ocean. Takes you beneath the surface from Mendocino County, to San Mateo County, and out to the Farallons.


Freshwater Fishes of Central and Northern California
A Guide to Game Fishes

Text by Craig Springer, Illustrations by Joseph R. Tomelieri

Covers the 64 game fish in Central and Northern California, with info on size, habitat, and distinguishing features.


An Everyday History of Somewhere

Ray Raphael

Ray Raphael’s classic award-winning people's history of California’s north coast is an evocative blend of oral history and narrative. As the subtitle says “Being the true story of Indians, deer, homesteaders, potatoes, loggers, trees, fishermen, salmon, and other living things in the back woods of Northern California.”


Gold Fever, Part Two
San Francisco 1851-1852

Ken Salter

The continuing adventures of Pierre and Manon Dubois, a French couple who travelled to San Francisco and Northern California in 1851, arriving when The City was at its most chaotic and treacherous state of development.


Enough for All
Foods of My Dry Creek Pomo and Bodega Miwuk People

Kathleen Rose Smith

Celebrating Native California food gathering and preparation, K. R. Smith reveals the practices handed down through her Bodega Miwuk and Pomo ancestors, and shares how these traditions have evolved into the ways her family still enjoys wild foods.


Gold Rush Stories
49 Tales of Seekers, Scoundrels, Loss, and Luck

Gary Noy

Noy explores the deeply human stories of the California Gold Rush generation, drawing out all the brutality, tragedy, humor, and prosperity as lived by those who experienced it.


Yesterday's Ocean
A History of Marine Life on California's Central Coast

Marc Shargel

Reveals the secret history of Central California's marine life through archival photos and original imagery. Shargel illustrates a little-known chronicle of human use and human impact.


Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West
Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use

Cecilia Garcia & James D. Adams, Jr.

This informative guide covers the traditional healing uses and modern pharmacological data on 115 native plants found in California and the West. While western plants have been used in healing for thousands of years, this book carefully explains the uses of each plant for healing and the spiritual dimension of that healing process.


Sonoma County Outdoor Recreation Map

Tom Harrison

Handy map shows all area state parks, Lake Sonoma Recreation Area (BLM), and all Sonoma County Regional Parks. Also shows preserves and other conservation lands.


Bay Area Trail Map: Oakland Hills and Pleasanton Ridge

Redwood Hikes Press

Map covers the central section of the East Bay hills and is currently the only comprehensive trail map of this region. Includes Redwood Regional Park, Anthony Chabot RP, Lake Chabot RP, Las Trampas, the EBMUD watershed, and more.


Gold Fever
San Francisco 1851

Ken Salter

Pierre Dubois goes to northern California, investigating the plight of French workers who have been sent to California. This compelling story is filled with rich historical details, bringing to life all the legendary excitement and chaos of the California Gold Rush.


Mendocino/Lake Counties Map; Clear Lake/Fort Bragg/Ukiah

GM Johnson Maps

Road and street map covers both counties, along with detail maps of various sizes covering local cities and towns.


Fishes of the Southern California Coast

Written & Illustrated by Val Kells

Covers 60 species—both common and rare—found in inshore, nearshore, and offshore waters off the coast of California


Land Mammals of California

Written & Illustrated by Fiona A. Reid

Covers 56 mammals, both large and small, found in the state, including bats, moles, rabbits, as well as the large signature mammals such as elk, bears, foxes, and deer.


The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Coast—Third Edition

Bob Lorentzen

Our most popular book, now with 29,000 copies in print, details all the public trails on and near the coast between Gualala and Whale Gulch. This is the only guide that details all the trails of Sinkyone Wilderness State Park on the famed Lost Coast.


Redwood National and State Parks: North, 4th Edition

Redwood Hikes Press

This map covers all of Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Del Norte Redwoods State Park, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.


Yosemite Adventures
50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks

Matt Johanson, Foreword by Hans Florine

This book is unlike most outdoor guides since it covers five different ways to explore in and around Yosemite National Park: winter treks, hikes, backpacking trips, mountain climbing, and rock climbing. It also covers a broad range of experience levels, from beginner to advanced.


San Francisco Bay Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

This spectacular map covers the coastline from Marin County, to San Mateo County. It includes all of San Francisco city and County and Alameda County plus portions of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara Counties.


Redwood National and State Parks: South, 4th Edition

Redwood Hikes Press

This map covers the the main body of Redwood National Park and part of Humboldt Lagoons State Park. Now printed on waterproof plastic.


Big Basin Redwoods State Park Annotated Trail Map

Redwood Hikes Press

Big Basin is the Bay Area's largest and most scenic redwood park, with large areas of old-growth forest.


California Road Trip
A Climber's Guide Northern California

Tom Slater and Chris Summit

This hefty road reference for climbers is an ideal guidebook for any climber traveling in Northern California. Coverage ranges from Lone Pine in the southern Sierra to Big Sur in the SW to Lassen National Park in the NE to Redwood National Park in the NW.


The Spirit of the River

Diane McCarthy

The foothills and rivers of California's Sierra Nevada are the backdrop for this suspenseful novel. The novel unfolds as a compelling legal drama, but at its core is a love story full of passion and grace.


Sharks, Skates, Rays, & Chimaera of the Pacific Coast

Written & Illustrated by Val Kells

Covers 39 species of sharks—both common and rare—found both inshore and offshore, plus 24 species of electric rays, stingrays, skates, and guitarfishes.


Muir Ramble Route
Walking from San Francisco to Yosemite In the Footsteps of John Muir

Peter Thomas and Donna Thomas

This book includes three books in one. It's a guidebook for a walking/cycling route across California. It's an adventure book that tells of the authors' ramble across California to discover that route. And finally it is a history book, presenting the story of John Muir's first trip to Yosemite.


Redwood Coast/Eureka/Arcata/McKinleyville/Crescent City Street Map

GM Johnson Maps

Complete map of Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties.


When You See Flukes

by Katherine Hocker and Cheryl Cook
Illustrations by Katherine Hocker

Vivid illustrations, lively text, hidden picture challenges, and layers of natural history make this a book that parents, teachers and children will enjoy.


American Dippers
Singers in the Mountain Streams

Mary F. Willson & Katherine M. Hocker

This fascinating and concise book invites readers into the world of these fascinating aquatic songbirds. How do dippers keep warm in the frigid water? What do they eat? What do their nests look like? This natural history of one of North America's most charming songbirds answers these questions, and many more.


Bygone Days in Early Northern California
Growing Up in Ol’ Berryessa

James Noble Hatch, edited Neal A. Roberts

This enjoyable, evocative memoir of the early ranching days in and around California’s Solano and Napa counties paints vivid images of its times and places.


San Francisco & San Mateo County Street Map Book, 2nd Ed

GM Johnson Maps

A detailed atlas of streets of San Francisco and the suburban cities and towns in San Mateo County to the south.


Sea Turtles of the Pacific Coast

Written & Illustrated by Blair & Dawn Witherington

Describes in detail the five sea turtles that inhabit the Pacific: Loggerhead, Leatherback, Hawksbill, Green, and Olive Ridley.


Bay Area Trail Map: Point Reyes

Redwood Hikes Press

This detailed trail map of Point Reyes is drawn at a significantly larger scale than other printed trail maps of the area. One side shows the southern half of the park from Bolinas to Inverness; the other side shows the northern half from the Laguna Trailhead to Tomales Point.


The Donner Party
Weathering the Storm

Mark McLaughlin

This unique look at the 1846-47 winter of entrapment the Donner Party suffered in the snowbound Sierra Nevada focuses on the extremely harsh conditions of that long and legendary winter.


Climber's Guide to the Sonora Pass Highway
2nd Edition

Brad Young & Steve Dawson

Details nearly 1500 routes found along or near the Sonora Pass Highway in the Sierra Nevada north of Yosemite National Park and south of Lake Tahoe.


Common Butterflies of California

Text & Images by Rick Cech

Covers 64 Species, both common and exotic: swallowtails, buckeyes, sulphur, hairstreaks and more. With species found in woodlands, fields & scrub, wetlands & swamps and inhabited areas.


The Central Sierra Walker's Companion:
Shaver, Florence & Huntington Lakes Region

by Greg Goodman & Pam Geisel, Illustrated by Andrea Goodman, Foreword by Gene Rose

Covers the pleasant Sierra country around Shaver Lake and Huntington Lake, parts of Kaiser Wilderness and Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, plus Florence Lake area in the John Muir Wilderness.


Fishes of Northern & Central California Coast

Written & Illustrated by Val Kells

Covers 59 species—both common and rare—found inshore, nearshore, and offshore waters off the coast of California from San Luis Obispo north to the Oregon border.


Climber's Guide to Pinnacles National Monument

Brad Young

This book details climbing at Pinnacles, now a national park, using a combination of maps, topos and photos to describe over 800 climbing routes.


Highway 395: Carson City to Lone Pine

Benchmark Maps

Detailed road map of the most dramatic section of this Eastern Sierra highway shows all roads, campgrounds, parks and national forests, most trailheads, more.


The Singer in the Stream

Katherine Hocker & Mary Willson, Illustrations by Katherine Hocker

This handsome picture book, written and illustrated by two dipper researchers, introduces readers to these charming birds and their watery world. Here you will discover what dippers eat and how they get it, where and how they nest, where they go in winter, and much more.


Sibley’s Seabirds of the Pacific Coast

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 53 species, both common and rare, found along the Pacific Coast of North America. Includes migratory and year-round residents, loons, auklets, cormorants, shearwaters, storm-petrels, gulls, terns, and more.


Yosemite National Park Area Map

Benchmark Maps

Handy road and travel map covers the Yosemite Region with 3 maps of varying detail.


Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Revised Edition

George J. Williams III

How Mark Twain's humorous frog story launched his legendary career. On a prospecting trip to Angel's Camp, Twain first heard the tales of the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. Twain's version of the tale became an international success and launched his legendary career.


San Jose & Santa Clara County Cities Street Map Book, 3rd Ed.

GM Johnson Maps

Detailed atlas of South Bay cities and streets.


Portola Redwoods and Pescadero Creek

Redwood Hikes Press

This is the only trail map that shows the interconnected trail systems of Portola and Pescadero parks on a single sheet.


Sibley’s Ducks, Geese, & Swans of Western North America

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 46 waterbirds: dabbling ducks, diving ducks, geese, plus swan and other domestic waterfowl.


Zuma-Trancas Canyons Trail Map

Tom Harrison

West Los Angeles County and east Ventura County trails just beyond Malibu and in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Includes Circle X Ranch, Rocky Oaks, Arroyo Sequit, Backbone Trail, Malibu Springs, Leo Carrillo State Park, Zuma-Trancas Canyons, Malibu Nature Preserve and Charmlee Wilderness Park.


Sonoma County/Santa Rosa/Petaluma/Rohnert Park Map

GM Johnson Maps

Covers entire county plus all these cities and towns: Santa Rosa. Petaluma, Sebastopol, more.


Oakland/Berkeley/Alameda Map

GM Johnson Maps

Covers 3 title towns, plus Richmond, Albany, El Cerrito, Emeryville, more.


California Road Map

Benchmark Maps

This is an ideal portable planning tool for statewide travel or adventuring throughout the Golden State. Includes large metro maps of Los Angeles area, Bay Area, San Diego, Sacramento & more.


Northern California Coast and Southern Oregon Road Map

Global Graphics

One side covers From San Francisco Bay area and Sacramento north to Garberville, other side continues north to Port Orford, Oregon and Grants Pass area. Descriptive text covers 49 highlights, with 15 color photos.


Historic Route 66 Travel Map With Grand Canyon Panoramic Map

GM Johnson Maps

Covers the historic highway in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri & Illinois. Flip side features the Grand Canyon.


Yosemite Epics
Tales of Adventure from America's Greatest Playground

Matt Johanson
Illustrations by Christopher Hampson
Foreword by Jim Moynier

Twenty-four well known Sierra adventurers share some of their most exciting true stories. Author Johanson interviewed these adventurers about their challenging trials in the Sierra Nevada, then crafted these tight, suspenseful tales in the adventurers' own words.


Wild Birds of California

David Lukas

California is a great place for wild birds and the people who enjoy watching them! Over 600 bird species inhabit, migrate, or visit here. This lavishly photographed volume features usual and unusual birds in their wildland homes throughout California.


Napa Sonoma Wine Country Map & Guide Including Mendocino & Lake County Wineries

GM Johnson Maps

One side has a map of Napa and Sonoma wine region with locations of all wineries shown. Other side shows Mendocino and Lake wine country.


Humboldt Redwoods State Park Map, 2nd Edition

Redwood Hikes Press

Humboldt Redwoods State Park is home to both Avenue of the Giants and to the largest contiguous stand of old-growth redwoods in existence today. The front shows the main body of the park; the back shows the north and south extensions that encompass several smaller parks.


Monterey, Carmel, Salinas City Street Map

GM Johnson Maps

Detailed road map includes 15 maps in all. Two maps cover most of vast Monterey County. Detail maps cover Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, Salinas. Smaller detail maps cover Carmel Valley, Point Lobos and Carmel Highlands, Carmel Valley Village, Castroville, Soledad, Gonzales, Greenfield, Aromas-Castroville-Prunedale, and Las Palmas-Spreckels.


Rosa May
The Search for a Mining Camp Legend

George Williams III

Rosa May worked as a prostitute and madam in the 1870s, 1880s and 1890s in towns of Virginia City, Carson City and Bodie. Rosa May died in Bodie while nursing sick miners. Despite her efforts to save lives, she was banished to Bodie's outcast cemetery.


Southern California Rock Climbing
California Road Trip, Volume Two

Tom Slater

An ideal guidebook for any climber traveling in Southern California. This guide uses topos, maps, photos and detailed descriptions to get you to over 60 climbing areas from the middle of the golden state all the way down to the Mexican border.


California Wine Map

Global Graphics

One side shows California from north to south. Detail maps of Mendocino and Lake, North Sonoma, Napa and Sonoma Valleys, more.


California Missions Quick Access Map

Global Graphics

Map of California Mission Country with detail maps and color photos of the remaining 24 original missions, more.


Mount St. Helena and R.L. Stevenson State Park
A History and Guide

Ken Stanton

It covers everything about Mt. St. Helena, from its explosive geologic origins to its rich history, both natural and human. Includes updated, in depth info about today's popular hiking, biking and climbing destinations.


Del Norte Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

This map covers from Brookings, just north of the Oregon border in the north to Patrick's Point in the south (including the northernmost 30 miles of Humboldt County) and inland to Orleans and the Siskiyou and Klamath Mountains.


Sonoma Picnic
A California Wine Country Travel Companion

Jack Burton

The author takes readers on rambles through the gorgeous rolling hills and twisting valleys of Sonoma County's famed wine country, exploring the back roads and finding the best wineries for tastings and picnics, or finding that classic unforgettable spot.


Hearst Castle
An Interpretive History of W. R. Hearst's San Simeon Estate

Nancy E. Loe

This definitive book tells the story of Hearst's vision for his coastal California "ranch" and his creative collaboration with architect Julia Morgan to create San Simeon, an intriguing blend of natural beauty, architecture, art, and history.


Olaf Palm
A Life in Art

Composed, Compiled, and Edited by Irene D. Thomas

This compelling memoir provides a moving introduction to this extraordinarily versatile and prolific artist. Included are numerous examples of his exquisite paintings of artists, craftspeople and musicians at work; Europe; Western art of cowboys and Indians; and his works of fantasy.


The Palisades Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed map to the popular backpacking and climbing area in Kings Canyon National Park's backcountry, primarily accessible from the east side via Bishop Canyon and Big Pine Canyon east of the park.


Napa Valley Picnic
A California Wine Country Travel Companion

Jack Burton and Ken Stanton

This insider’s guide to the famous, much visited center of the California Wine Country highlights the best that Napa Valley has to offer.


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A History of Gualala, Mendocino County, California

Annette White-Parks

A history of Gualala, bordering Mendocino and Sonoma Counties on the California Pacific west coast from the early 1800s to the mid 20th century. 160 pages illuminated with over 50 historical photographs, 8 original maps.


San Diego Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

This 76-mile coast has miles of beaches, both popular and uncrowded, nine major coastal wetlands and two bays.


Geologic Trips
Sierra Nevada

Ted Konigsmark

If you have ever wondered how the rocks and scenery of the Sierra Nevada were formed, take this geologic guide with you on your next trip. Written for the non-geologist, this detailed guide describes 116 of the geologic attractions of the Sierra


Dipsea & Mountain Play Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Includes Marin County's Pipeline Trail, Ben Johnson Trail, Coast View Trail, Matt Davis Trail, Old Mill Park, Mountain Home, Muir Woods National Monument, Steep Ravine, Cardiac Hill, Mt. Tamalpais, and more .


Yosemite National Park Map

Tom Harrison

Covers the entire vast, justly famous park plus adjacent areas.


Southern San Diego County Bikeways & Trails Map

Franko’s Maps

Colorful map covers the trails and bikeways of  southern San Diego County from the glorious coast — Del Mar to Imperial Beach — to about twenty miles inland.


The Painter Lady
Grace Carpenter Hudson

Searles R. Boynton

This hardbound coffee table style book chronicles the life of Grace Carpenter Hudson (1865-1937), the acclaimed artist famous for her images of the Pomo people.


Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada

Written and Illustrated by John Muir Laws

The astonishing natural diversity of the Sierra Nevada comes alive in this great field guide, at once comprehensive and yet small enough to fit in your pocket or pack.


Los Angeles-Orange Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

These two populous counties include more than 130 miles of coastline. Even in this populous region  miles of gorgeous beaches, both popular and uncrowded, combine with dramatic geographical features like the wild Santa Monica Mountains


Ansel Adams Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

The latest information on this immense and gorgeous 229,000-acre Sierra Nevada Wilderness, which covers much of the Eastern Sierra south of Tuolumne Meadows.


Point Reyes Visions Guidebook
Where to Go, What to Do in Point Reyes National Seashore & West Marin

Kathleen Goodwin & Richard Blair

This concise little guidebook distills years of local knowledge about the remarkable 53,000-acre Point Reyes National Seashore and nearby nature attractions and recreational choices in West Marin County.


Northern San Diego County Bikeways & Trails Map

Franko’s Maps

Colorful map covers the trails and bikeways of  northern San Diego County from the glorious coast — Oceanside to Solana Beach — to about twenty miles inland


Common Dragonflies of California, Second Edition
A Beginner's Pocket Guide

Kathy Biggs, Color Photos by Rav Bruun

This first and only dragonfly field guide for California has been updated and expanded in a second edition. It provides clear, concise identification information and stunningly clear color photos of 100 species of dragonflies and damselflies.


Humboldt Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

This map covers California's famed Lost Coast, Humboldt Bay, the cities of Eureka, Arcata, and Garberville, the Avenue of the Giants, and much more.


Sierra Birds: A Hiker's Guide

Written & Illustrated by John Muir Laws

This book is a brilliantly illustrated, thoroughly annotated, and uniquely arranged guide that anyone — with or without formal training — can use to identify birds in the Sierra Nevada, from Lassen National Forest in the north through Sequoia National Park in the south.


Bishop Area Rock Climbs
3rd Edition

Peter Croft and Marty Lewis

This long-awaited new edition of the Climbing Guide to the Eastern Sierra — South covers climbs in and around Whitney Portal and the Alabama Hills near Lone Pine, and closer to Bishop, Cardinal Pinnacle, Buttermilk Country bouldering, Tablelands bouldering, Pine Creek Canyon and much more.


Geologic Trips
San Francisco and the Bay Area

Ted Konigsmark

Written for the non-geologist, this user-friendly book leads readers on fascinating field trips to Bay Area landmarks.


Lake Tahoe Map

Bluewater Maps

Gorgeous map shows the high mountains of miles of the northern Sierra Nevada Range anchored by the Tahoe Basin and the vivid azure depths of Lake Tahoe.


Santa Barbara Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

This handsome map covers the spectacular coastline from just north of Purisima Point (north of Point Conception) to Port Hueneme in Ventura County.


Pinnacles National Park Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed topographic map covers the entire 16,222-acre park in the Gabilan Mountains east of Soledad and the Salinas Valley. Includes East Entrance, West Entrance, all hiking trails and trailheads, park campground and part of the San Andrea Rift Zone.


Bay Area Trail Map: Skyline Ridge

Redwood Hikes Press

This map covers in detail the many regional parks in the hills above Woodside, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Los Altos, and Cupertino. Besides full coverage of hiking trails, nearly all local roads are shown so that hikers can find their way to all available trailheads.


Living with the Changing California Coast

Gary Griggs, Kiki Patsch & Lauret Savoy

This authoritative and easy-to-use book, a geological profile of the California coast, describes the landforms and processes that shape the coastline and beaches, documents how erosion has affected development, and discusses the options available for dealing with coastal hazards and geologic instability.


Sierra National Forest Recreation Map

Tom Harrison

Most information about this vast national forest west and south of Yosemite Park that is available on one map. Includes large portions of vast Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness Areas. Trails, campgrounds, and roads are shown.


Dinkey Lakes Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

This map covers the 30,000-acre wilderness near Huntington Lake east of Fresno. Covers 16 small lakes and two prominent peaks.


Napa & Napa County Wineries Map

GM Johnson Maps

Shows locations of all Napa County wineries.


The Murders at Convict Lake

George Williams III
Illustrations by Dave Comstock

In 1871 a terrible shootout occurred at this Eastern Sierra lake between escaped convicts and a posse, leaving several men dead and wounded. Williams tells the gruesome story of the escape, man hunt and murders based on news accounts of the day.


Marine Mammals of the Northern & Central California Coast

Written & Illustrated by Pieter Folks

Descriptions of Humpback, Fin, Gray, Blue, and Minke Whales. Other nearshore species included: Sea Lions, Sea Otter, Dolphins, and the Harbor Seal.


Verdugo Mountains Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Map includes Verdugo Mountains Parks and Open Space, Stough Park, La Tuna Canyon, Henderson Canyon, the abandoned Skyline Motorway, plus Verdugo Motorway, Whiting Woods Motorway, Brace Canyon Park, and more.


Mendocino
A Painted Pictorial

Kevin Milligan

This inviting book features over 80 of Kevin Milligan's evocative paintings of Mendocino village. His historical text examines the days as a bustling redwood lumber port, as well the evolution into an artist's community.


San Rafael-Central Marin Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Marin's most populous quadrant still has ample public spaces to explore, as this map shows. Includes China Camp State Park, Barbier Memorial Park, McNears Beach County Park, Corte Madera Marsh, and the following Open Space Preserves: Terra Linda/Sleepy Hollow, San Rafael, Sun Valley, Baltimore Canyon, Blithedale Summit, King Mountain, and more.


California Delta Map

Franko’s Maps

Complete map and guide of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers for boaters, fisherpeople, and everyone who loves the Delta.


The Bodie Hills Map

Tom Harrison

Finally there is one map for tavelers visiting the old ghost town of Bodie.


Joshua Tree National Park Recreation Map

Tom Harrison

Covers entire Joshua Tree National Park and surrounding access points.


The Getaway Guide to California

Roger Rapaport

This up-to-date guide features the best itineraries for coast, mountains, Wine Country, Mendocino, redwoods, San Francisco, Monterey, Yosemite, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and San Diego.


Big Rock Ridge-Indian Valley Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Together these three maps (this, San Rafael-Central Marin and Novato-North Marin) complete Harrison's coverage of Marin County. This north central Marin map covers the popular Big Rock Trail, McInnis County Park, and the following Open Space Preserve lands: Marinwood, Terra Linda-Sleepy Hollow Divide,Lucas Valley, Ignacio Valley, Loma Alta, Loma Verde, Pacheco Valle, Indian Valley, San PedroMountain, and more.


Trails of Northeast Marin County, 2nd ed.

Ben Pease

This handsome, easy-to-read map shows trails for hiking,bicycling and equestrians in China Camp State Park, Olompali State Park, 17 Marin Open Space Preserves, four county parks, the Big Rock Ridge Area of Marin Open Space District, and more. Text describes trails, parks, areas open to dogs, and public transit available.


The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Highlands

Bob Lorentzen

This classic covers over 325 miles of trails in 50 inland hikes exploring diverse terrain in six counties. Longer hikes cover all of Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel and Snow Mountain wilderness areas.


Wild Pigs
The Mountain Bike Adventure Guide to the Pacific Coast

John Zilly

This detailed and witty guide offers a wealth of spectacular mountain bike trails along the Pacific Coast from Santa Barbara to British Columbia.


Santa Ana Mountains & Chino Hills State Park

Franko’s Maps

Title areas plus Limestone-Whiting Widerness Park, Chino Hills, wildlife, and more.


Mono Lake:
Mirror of Imagination

Dennis Flaherty
Introductory Essay by Mark A. Schlenz

This fine photographic essay portrays in colorful grandeur eastern California 's unique inland sea, now protected as a National Scenic Area, and the gorgeous Sierra landscape that overlooks it.


Sallie Fox
The Story of a Pioneer Girl

Dorothy Kupcha Leland, Illustrations by Diane Wilde

In 1858, twelve-year-old Sallie Fox and her family leave Iowa in a wagon train, dreaming of California. This true story offers a child’s-eye view of life on the Santa Fe Trail and Arizona’s Beale Wagon Road.


Sespe Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers 219,000-acre wilderness near Ojai, including Pine Mtn., Piedra Blanca, Sespe Hot Springs, Lake Piru, Wheeler Gorge, Topatopa Mountains, Rose Valley, and more.


My Checkered Life
Luzena Stanley Wilson in Early California

Fern Henry

This historic memoir is Luzena Stanley Wilson's classic account of her family's 1849 overland journey to California and their experiences there during and after the Gold Rush.


Big Chief Area Climbs
The Climbing Guide To The Big Chief Area, Lake Tahoe

Marek Hajek

In the vacationer’s paradise called Lake Tahoe Basin, Big Chief is the premier sport climbing crag.


On Kelsey Creek: A Novel

Phyllis Whetstone Taper

With her first novel published at age 90, Taper vividly illuminates the thoughts, feelings, and hearts of her characters lives in the summer of 1927 in Lake County, California.


The Balloon Boy of San Francisco

Dorothy Kupcha Leland

Based on a true story and extensive research by the author, this book paints a colorful, evocative and accurate picture of daily life in San Francisco five years after the discovery of gold.


Sport Climbing in the Santa Monicas, 2nd Edition
The Climbing Guide to the Santa Monica Mountains

Louie Anderson, Foreword by John Long

This lavishly illustrated book covers the well known cragging area of Malibu Canyon along with new discoveries like Echo Cliffs, Boney Bluff and Black Flower as well as Conejo Mountain and Tick Rock.


Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed coverage of this state park includes Cuyamaca Peak, Green Valley, Stonewall Peak, Lake Cuyamaca, Sweetwater River, Paso Picacho, and more.


Trails of the Coastside and Northern Peninsula

Ben Pease

This easy-to-read map covers trails from south San Francisco to south Half Moon Bay. It more than doubles the coverage of Pease's Pacific Map which it will eventually replace (both are available now).

The attractive, well-designed map shows where hiking, biking, horses and dogs are allowed, and describes public transit options. Includes seven state beaches, San Bruno Mountain, B. H. Murray Ranch State Park, many county and city parks, parts of Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and more.


Novato-North Marin Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed map includes Olompali State Park, Stafford Lake County Park, Petaluma Marsh, and the following Open Space Preserves: Mount Burdell, Rush Creek, Deer Island, Indian Tree, Little Mountain, Verissimo Hills, and more.


Hetch Hetchy Trail Map

Tom Harrison

New topo map covers the western portion of Yosemite National Park.


Mt. Wilson Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed map of Angeles National Forest Front Country north of Altadena includes Gabrileno Trail, Mt. Wilson Trail, Arroyo Seco, Mt. Lowe, Red Box, Colby Canyon, Josephine Peak, and more.


Lake Tahoe & Tahoe Rim Trail Recreation Map

Tom Harrison

Covers the entire Tahoe Basin and adjacent lands, including entire Tahoe Rim Trail.


Tuolumne Meadows and High Sierra Camp Loop Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers the popular high country in and around Tuolumne Meadows in detail, including the entire High Sierra Camps Loop.


Yosemite Valley Map

Tom Harrison

This trail map covers all official Valley trails and more with information in five languages: English, Spanish, German, French, and Japanese.


Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Map

Tom Harrison

Completely covers both parks plus adjacent areas in Sierra, Sequoia, and Inyo National Forests plus parts of Giant Sequoia National Monument.


Bishop Pass North Lake-South Lake Loop Map

Tom Harrison

Popular Eastern Sierra trailheads outside Bishop at North Lake, South Lake and Lake Sabrina lead into Kings Canyon high country...


California: Its Gold and Its Inhabitants

Sir Henry Huntley

British nobelman Huntley spent most of his life in the New World. This is a reprint of his memoirs of travels and adventures in northern California during the Gold Rush, first published in the 19th century.


Point Reyes National Seashore Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Cover the entire National Seashore plus Tomales Bay State Park, Samuel P. Taylor State Park, Bolinas Ridge, Audubon Canyon Ranch, and Bolinas.


Wildflowers of the Santa Barbara Foothills

David Powdrell & Hugh Margerum

This attractive book opens the door to the mysterious world of backyard botany and natural history with its captivating color photographs and fascinating research of the wildflowers of the Santa Barbara area.


South Marin Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers public lands of south Marin County southeast of the Mt. Tam Map.


Trail Map of Pacifica

Ben Pease

This handsome, easy-to-read map shows trails for hiking, bicycling and equestrians in the splendid coastal area immediately south of San Francisco. Includes Sweeney Ridge and Milagra Ridge areas of Golden Gate NRA, Montara Mountain, McNee Ranch State Park, five state beaches, county and city parks and more. Back of map describes parks, areas open to dogs, and public transit available.


Yosemite High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed map covers the heart of this vast park, including Merced Lake, Tuolumne Meadows, Tioga Pass, Vogelsang, Bridalveil Creek, Hall Research Natural Area, and more.


Patty Reed’s Doll:
The Story of the Donner Party

Rachel Laurgaard, Illustrations by Elizabeth Sykes Michaels

Skillfully pieced together from letters, journals, and memoirs of Donner Party survivors, the story of Patty Reed and her little wooden doll gives a good picture of the true life experiences of real pioneer children.


Traveling the Trinity Highway

Lowell "Ben" Bennion and Jerry Rohde

This handsome travel guide covers the National Scenic Byway along Highway 299 between Redding and Arcata, providing practical travel information and a coffee-table memento of the trip.


John Muir Trail Map-Pack

Tom Harrison

Ingenious package for the John Muir Trail hiker! These 13 maps cover the entire JMT.


Kearsarge Pass-Rae Lakes Loop Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Eastern Sierra's Onion Valley trailhead leading to John Muir Wilderness and Kings Canyon high country...


Visual Guide to Native and Naturalized Coastal County Plants from Santa Cruz to Mendocino

George Pikkarainen

This innovative guide, created for beginners and people unfamiliar with taxonomic language, uses thousands of small color photos and 52 icons along with brief text to clearly organize more than 520 species of plants.


Desolation Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers entire 63,475-acre Desolation Wilderness, plus Echo Lakes, Loon Lake, Wrights Lake, Emerald Bay, and Lake Tahoe's southwest shore.


Marine Mammals of the Southern California Coast

Written & Illustrated by Pieter Folkens

Descriptions of Humpback, Fin, Gray, Blue, and Minke Whales. Other nearshore species included: Sea Lions, Dolphins, Porpoises, Sea Otter, and the Harbor Seal.


Mammoth High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Eastside access from Lee Vining and Highway 120 (Tioga Pass Road) south to McGee Creek. Includes Minarets, Ritter Range, Devils Postpile, Mammoth Lakes, eastern Ansel Adams Wilderness, northern John Muir Wilderness, and more.


Mono Divide High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers portions of John Muir, Ansel Adams and Dinkey Lakes Wilderness areas, accessed via Bishop Pass, Pine Creek and Rock Creek trailheads on the eastside, plus Piute Pass, Silver Pass, Mono Hot Springs, and more.


Mineral King Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Westside access via Silver City and Mineral King to Sawtooth Pass, Farewell Gap,Franklin Pass, Little Five Lakes, Bearpaw Meadow, High Sierra Trail...


San Gorgonio Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

San Bernardino Mountains north of namesake town covered in detail: Barton Flats, Heart Bar, Forest Falls, Fish Creek, Vivian Creek, Aspen Grove, Oak Glen, and more.


Mt. Whitney Zone Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed map of Mt. Whitney and vicinity includes Whitney Portal, Crabtree, Rock Creek, and Cottonwood Lakes.


Woodleaf Legacy
Story of a California Gold Rush Town

Rosemary Mossinger

This lively history, describes life in a small northern Sierra town. It begins with the native Maidu village, then documents the fur traders, the early mines, through years of resorts, stagecoaches and stage robbers, and lumbering.


Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity--National Recreation Area Map

Earthwalk Press

Only topo map covering each lake in northern California's top watersport recreation area, 5-color map has Whiskeytown, Shasta, Trinity and Lewiston Lakes. Text covers boating, camping, natural history.


Natives, Newcomers, Exiles, Fugitives
Northern California Writers and their Work

Jonah Raskin

In this book Jonah Raskin examines thirty northern California writers (fifteen of them women) and their work in the context of the region in which they live and the literary community there.


Anza-Borrego Desert Region--Recreation Map

Earthwalk Press

Ultimate 6-color map to San Diego County's vast, diverse backcountry: Anza-Borrego and Cuyamaca Rancho State Parks, Laguna Mountain and Pine Creek Wilderness in Cleveland National Forest, Ocotillo Wells S.V.R.A., southern section of Pacific Crest Trail, more. Text on camps, trails, natural and human history.


Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers entire 113,000-acre Emigrant Wilderness, northwest portion of Yosemite Park, and Cherry Lake area west of Yosemite.


Angeles High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers Angeles and San Bernardino National Forests north of Monrovia and Alta Loma, including San Gabriel Wilderness, Cucamonga Wilderness, Crystal Lake Rereation Area, and more.


Mt. Baldy & Cucamonga Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed map of Cucamonga Wilderness and eastern Sheep Mtn. Wilderness and vicinity includes Mt. San Antonio, Thunder Mtn., Timber Mtn., Cucamonga Peak, and more.


Mt. Whitney High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Sequoia Park westside trailheads plus eastside Whitney Portal trailhead lead to Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness...


Pine Mountain Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers the area between the Mt. Tam and Pt. Reyes in Marin County.


San Diego Backcountry Recreation Map

Tom Harrison

Covers entire Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, adjacent Cuyamaca Rancho State Park plus nearby public lands — Laguna Recreation Area, Sawtooth Mountains Wilderness, Carrizo Gorge Wilderness, and more.


Lassen Volcanic National Park--Recreation Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

Great scale for field use, lots of useful info in this 5-color map. Locator grid finds features easily. Text on permit systems for Lassen Park, 1000 Lakes, Caribou Wilderness, trail mileage, winter trips, volcanoes.


Half Dome Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Ideal map for the popular hike to top of Half Dome includes Little Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, Yosemite Creek, Tenaya Lake, and more.


Angel Island & Alcatraz Island Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers these large and small islands in the heart of San Francisco Bay.


Mono Lake:
Postcard Book

Dennis Flaherty

Twenty great images by Dennis Flaherty of this mysterious inland sea, plus a short introductory essay.


Mt. Tam Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers public lands of south Marin County: Muir Woods National Monument, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area...


Topanga State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Urban playground map includes Topanga State Park and Will Rogers State Park, Redrock Canyon, Temescal Gateway Park, and Westridge Canyonback Park.


Discover California Wildflowers

Mary Ruth Casebeer
Illustrations by Peggy Edwards-Carkeet

This concise yet detailed field guide by two California Native Plant Society members covers 48 widespread annual wildflowers in the order they bloom. It is presented in clear, readable style, simple enough for school-age plant enthusiasts.


Death Valley—Postcard Book

Fred and Randi Hirschmann

Twenty striking images of this diverse park by some of the West's best nature photographers, plus a short introductory essay.


Hoover Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Eastside access around Bridgeport, west of Highway 395 from Highway 108 south to Conway Summit. Includes Twin Lakes, Leavitt Meadows, and Yosemite North Boundary area. Includes 2009 wilderness additions.


Mono Lake Map

Tom Harrison

Covers the ancient lake due east of Yosemite Park, including Mono Basin Scenic Area, Lee Vining, Mono Lake County Park, Panum Crater, and more.


Devils Postpile Minarets Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Eastern Sierra access via Mammoth Lakes, Agnew Meadows, and June Lakes Loop to Ansel Adams Wilderness and Devils Postpile National Monument, including Thousand Island Lake and the Minarets.


Mojave National Preserve Map

Tom Harrison

Covers entire vast preserve, plus Kelso Dunes Wilderness, Bristol Mountains Wilderness and several more small surrounding wildernesses.


San Jacinto Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

San Jacinto Mountains between Palm Springs and Idyllwild also includes Mt. San Jacinto State Park Wilderness, Long Valley, Round Valley, Tahquitz Peak, Fuller Ridge, and more.


Mt. Shasta Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers all trailheads and trails plus major climbing routes on Mt. Shasta.


Angeles Front Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Map covers Angeles National Forest north of Pasadena and Tujunga, including Tujunga Canyon, Eaton Canyon, Pacifico Mountains, Mt. Wilson, Mendenhall Ridge, plus Verdugo Mountains, Vasquez Rocks County Park...


San Francisco Keepsake Wallet

Photography by Robert Holmes and Joanne Bolton

This little keepsake book has 67 full-color images of the sights visitors want of the City by the Bay including the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Park, North Beach, Chinatown, cable cars, crooked Lombard Street.


Malibu Creek State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison

More urban playgrounds to the west of Topanga: includes Malibu Creek State Park, Castro Crest, and Udell Gorge Natural Preserves, Liberty Canyon Park, Las Virgenes View Park and more.


Dassonville
California Photographer (1879-1957)

Peter Palmquist; Researched and edited by Susan Herzig and Paul Hertzmann

This beautiful book is the first about an influential, superb California photographer widely published in his day and the winner of numerous prizes and honors.


Kings Canyon High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed map covers the heart of Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park's famed backcountry and adjacent areas outside the park.


Death Valley National Park Recreation Map

Tom Harrison

Includes entire park plus surrounding areas: Skidoo, Badwater, Shoshone, Eureka Dunes, Furnace Creek, Zabriskie Point, Scotty's Castle, Stovepipe Wells, Panamint Valley, Teakettle Junction, Inyo Mountains Wilderness, other wilderness areas,...


Point Mugu State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Map covers Ventura County's west end of the Santa Monica Mountains NRA including Backbone Trail, Pt. Mugu State Park, Sycamore Canyon, Boney Mtn. State Wilderness and Leo Carrillo State Park.


Golden Trout Wilderness Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed map to this 308,000-acre wilderness in the southern Sierra includes Kern and Little Kern Rivers, Mineral King, Mountain Home State Forest, and more.


Cheeseboro-Palo Comado Canyons Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Details the area in and north of the Santa Monica Mountains that is north of Zuma-Trancas Canyons Trail Map and Malibu Creek Trail Map.


Monterey Bay Map (2005)

Bluewater Maps

Map spans from Big Basin State Park in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the northwest and east to the Diablo Range, Gabilan Range, and Gilroy. Southern edge spans from Point Sur on the coast and Ventana Double Cone Peak in Ventana Wilderness.




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