Explore northern California with books and maps from Bored Feet Press

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.


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.


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.


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.


San Francisco: Intellect and Passion

Ken Auster

California impressionist painter Ken Auster has created a stunningly fresh and vibrant collection of oil paintings of his favorite city, San Francisco, powerfully conveying the colorful vibrancy of that great city.


Wildflowers of California's North Coast Range
A Photographic Guide to Plants from the Golden Gate to the Oregon Border

Reny Parker

Covers wildflowers, ferns,grasses, vines, shrubs, and trees. Each plant has photos, scientific and common names, description, and range. For each coastal county covered, it lists wildflower hot spots.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Take Me to the Tide Pools
An Interactive Guide for Learning about Tide Pool Animals

Text and Photography by David Casterson
Illustrations by Anoosh Moutafian

This book truly appeals to all West Coast tide pool and aquarium visitors. With excellent color photos, space for notes, and b&w photos designed to be colored in, this interactive book makes learning fun.


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.


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


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.


California’s Wild Edge
The Coast In Poetry, Prints, and History

by Tom Killion with Gary Snyder

Captures the beauty of the California coast in Killion’s evocative woodcut prints and vibrant, reflective text. Further illuminated by Snyder’s poetry and other selections.


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


Hiking Humboldt, Volume 2
101 Shorter Day Hikes, Urban and Road Walks

Rees Hughes, Maps by Jason Barnes

Includes walk descriptions, directions, maps, and photos of familiar favorites, hidden gems, and unexpected adventures. Focus is on urban walks and short hikes along rural roads.


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.


The Bay Area Forager
Your Guide to Edible wild Plants of the San Francisco Bay Area

Mia Andler and Kevin Feinstein

This book gives practical advice for gathering edible wild plants in the Bay Area and most of coastal Northern California. You will learn where to find each of the region's most readily available plants along with clear instructions for harvesting them responsibly.


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.


The Sea Forager’s Guide to the Northern California Coast

Kirk Lombard; Illustrations by Leighton Kelly

Combining an amazing in-depth knowledge with a quirky wit, Kirk Lombard shares a weath of information about seaweed harvesting, clam digging, fishing, and more. He goes on to provide recipes to make the most of the sea's bounty.


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.


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.


Tracks, Scats and Signs of Central and Northern California Wildlife
A Guide to Identification in the Wild

Text & Photos by James C. Halfpenny

Covers the 37 most common mammals, their tracks, scat, other signs. 121 small color photos in all. Glossary, Rules of Speed and Body Position, explanation of Primary Gaits and Measurements.


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.


In the Company of Redwoods
An Interactive Guide to Learning 50 Redwood Community Plants through Hand Tinting

Text and Photography by David Casterson

Biologist Casterson presents fifty redwood community plants found in the redwood’s range. The text for each plant describes its characteristics and other botanical facts about it. Each plant has a grey toned photo of that plant’s foliage and flower, tintable with colored pencils.


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.


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.


Secrets of the Oak Woodlands
Plants and Animals among California’s Oaks

Written by Kate Marianchild; Illustrations by Ann Meyer Maglinte

In a book rich in illustration and suffused with wonder, author Kate Marianchild combines extensive research and years of personal experience to explore some of the marvelous plants and animals that the oak woodlands nurture.


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.


Snowbound
Legendary Winters of the Tahoe Sierra

Mark McLaughlin

Covers exceptional snow events that have challenged the men and women who maintain the year-round railroad and highway systems that cross the central Sierra, as well as residents, visitors and businesses that reside in these mountains.


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.”


The Walker’s Map of San Francisco, 3rd Ed.

Ben Pease

This map is the perfect companion for San Francisco residents and visitors who want to move beyond the expected destinations, and explore hidden treasures, from Chinatown alleys to quiet neighborhoods and busy shopping streets.


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.


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.


Humboldt Rocks
How They Got Here, What They Are, How to Find Them

Meryl King, Illustrated by Lance Anderson

This book presents the amazing geology of Humboldt County in clear and informative language. It begins deep in the Gorda Trench, where sulfurous steam vents support giant tube worms, then moves on to describe an earthquake before describing the rocks that underlie all this action.


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.


Conifer Country
A Natural History and Hiking Guide to 35 Conifers of the Klamath Mountain Region

Michael Kauffmann

This superb book is an innovative natural history and hiking guide that uses conifers as a lens to explore the astounding plant diversity in the Klamath Mountains. Author/publisher Michael Kauffmann introduces readers to the magic of this little known botanical wonderland.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Amador County/ Alpine County Road Map

G.M. Johnson Maps

With city street maps of Jackson, Sutter Creek, Barton, Bear Valley, Ione, Kirkwood, Markleeville, Pine Grove, Pioneer, Plymouth, and adjoining communities. Plus Shenandoah Valley Wineries.


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

GM Johnson Maps

Complete map of Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Henry Cowell, Wilder Ranch, and Nisene Marks Map

Redwood Hikes Press

This map covers the trails of the Santa Cruz area. One side includes Henry Cowell Redwoods, Wilder Ranch, Pogonip, and UCSC. The other side has the Forest of Nisene Marks and Soquel SF.


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.


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

GM Johnson Maps

Detailed atlas of South Bay cities and streets.


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.


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.


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.


Oakland/Berkeley/Alameda Map

GM Johnson Maps

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


Marin County/San Rafael/Novato Map

GM Johnson Maps

Covers entirety of Marin County plus many cities and towns


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.


Roseville/Rocklin/Citrus Heights/Auburn/Folsom City Street Map

G.M. Johnson Maps

Also includes Antelope, Colfax, Lincoln, Loomis, Meadow Vista, Orangevale and adjoining communities. Includes most of Northeast Sacramento County.


Gilroy/Morgan Hill/Hollister City Street Map

G.M. Johnson Maps

Also includes San Juan Bautista, San Martin, northern San Benito County, southern Santa Clara County, and more.


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.


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.


San Francisco & Northern Peninsula Cities Map

GM Johnson Maps

Covers all of San Francisco plus adjacent towns to the south.


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.


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.


Cartwheels on the Faultline
WORKS BY 27 SONOMA COUNTY WOMEN

various authors

Writing and art that dare acrobatics on the edge. This engaging collection features short stories, memoirs, essays, and poetry by writers such as Fionna Perkins, Robin Beeman, Elizabeth Herron, Sara Peyton, Simone Wilson, Barbara Baer and Ianthe Brautigan.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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 .


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.


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.


Aurelius O. Carpenter
Photographer of the Mendocino Frontier

Marvin A. Schenck, Karen Holmes, and Sherrie Smith-Ferri

Aurelius Carpenter photographed the frontier of northern California's rural Mendocino County region.He documented the lives of Pomo Indians and White settlers, the coming of the railroad, logging and shipping industries, and the agricultural endeavors and natural beauties of the area.


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.


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.


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.


Napa & Napa County Wineries Map

GM Johnson Maps

Shows locations of all Napa County wineries.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Angel Island & Alcatraz Island Trail Map

Tom Harrison

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


A Tour of Mendocino

Dorothy Bear and Beth Stebbins

This classic walking tour of 32 historic buildings in the picturesque town of Mendocino was revised and updated by Bob Lorentzen and Dorothy Bear in 1991.


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.


Pine Mountain Trail Map

Tom Harrison

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


Mt. Shasta Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

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


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.


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...


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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