Explore the desert southwest with books and maps from Bored Feet Press

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.


Dragonflies of the Greater Southwest
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

by Kathy Biggs
Photographs by Pierre Deviche, Jim Johnson, Greg Lasley, Ron Oriti

This definitive guide describes 125 species. Includes habitat, distribution, flight periods, and behaviors for each species. Coverage includes dragonflies, skimmers, emeralds, darners, clubtails, and mixed families.


Land Mammals of the Southwest

Written & Illustrated by Fiona A. Reid

Covers 53 mammals found in the region, with descriptions and images. Illustrations and text are by Fiona Reid, an accomplished naturalist.


Sibley’s Common Trees of the Southwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

48 common native and cultivated trees covered, with descriptions, size, range, illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, fruits and berries.


Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Desert Southwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 72 bird species, including description, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Grand Canyon National Park—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

Two maps in one! Earthwalk has combined their original Grand Canyon Map and their Bright Angel Trail Map into a single essential trail and recreation guide map to this world famous national Park and wonder of the world. Fully updated to winter 2010, this 5-color guide map covers the popular hiking corridor between Hermit and Grandview Trails, including popular Bright Angel Trail, North and South Kaibab Trails as well as South Rim and North Rim Trails. Use zones, locator grid and geological cross section aid feature ID.


Great Basin National Park Map

Earthwalk Press

Detailed topo map for this great, remote and wild park is vastly improved in this new edition, both in looks and in new access roads, trails and routes.


Indian Country Regional Map: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah

GM Johnson Maps

Has summaries of 14 tribes shown where they live. Also includes Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Mesa Verde & Zion National Parks, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Chaco Culture NHP, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.


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.


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.


Nevada Road Map

Benchmark Maps

Detailed statewide road map shows all roads, parks and monuments, points of interest.


Arizona Road Map

GM Johnson Maps

Covers Arizona plus detailed maps of Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Yuma, Grand Canyon Village.


Common Palms and Palm-like Plants of California & the Southwest

Written by Alan W. Marrow; illustrated by Robert O'Brien

Covers 36 species of palm trees and Palm-like plants, both native and exotic, found throughout the region.


A Fair Distance
Lois Boblett's Western Memoir, 1851-1922

L. Darlene Spargo

A Fair Distance is the richly detailed memoir of Lois Boblett (1844-1925). L. Darlene Spargo weaves meticulously researched historical details through Boblett's memoir. Boblett's words provide new insight into the roles women played in the Western Migration.


Circles of Life
Katsina Imagery on Hopi Wicker Basketry

Judith W. Finger and Andrew D. Finger

The Hopi people are well known for their skill and artistry in creating ceramics, jewelry, and most especially, katsina dolls, but this is the first book to detail the basketry art.


Salt Lake City & the Wasatch Front Map

Bluewater Maps

Brightly colored map reflects the dramatic natural setting of the region. Map spans from Tooele and the east half of the Great Salt Lake in the west eastward to Park City and Coalville deep in the Wasatch Range.


Desert Sanctuary
A Madrigal & Blaylock Mystery

Kathryn Mattern

Madrigal Strahan investigates a mysterious fire in the Nevada desert. This compelling, well-told story keeps readers guessing at most every turn, with rich and complex characters who seem to fit in this quirky little town.


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.


The Bodie Hills Map

Tom Harrison

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


Common Dragonflies of the Southwest
A Beginner's Pocket Guide

Kathy Biggs

All the common dragonflies and damselflies of the Southwest


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.


Wildflowers of the Plateau and Canyon Country

Photography Larry Ulrich
Interpretive text by Susan Lamb

This photographic essay presents Ulrich's stunning color images of wildflowers in the American Southwest, from the depths of the Grand Canyon to the high mesas of western Colorado.


Arizona Real Photo Postcards
A History & Portfolio

Jeremy Rowe

Rowe explores interesting facets of early Arizona as visually captured by professional and amateur postcard photographers. The topics include mining, labor unrest, the advent of the automobile, Indians, disasters, the Mexican Border War, and photography.


Joshua Tree National Park Recreation Map

Tom Harrison

Covers entire Joshua Tree National Park and surrounding access points.


Utah Large Print Road Map

GM Johnson Maps

Easy to read road map covers Utah. With detail maps, mileage chart, recreation chart, mileage chart.


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.


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,...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Mojave National Preserve Map

Tom Harrison

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


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.


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...


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.




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