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Books and maps tagged “California”

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

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

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.


Monterey Bay Map
Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps Monterey Bay Map

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


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

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

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 Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Coast—4th Edition

Bob Lorentzen The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Coast—4th Edition

This essential new edition includes many updates and new trails. Includes all the classic hikes and many new hikes, plus updates to our marvelous Mendocino Coast trail system.


Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Bishop to Lone Pine

Sharon Giacomazzi Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons: Bishop to Lone Pine

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 Field Guide to Manzanitas: California, North America, and Mexico

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.


Sierra Nevada Topographic Map

Imus Geographics Sierra Nevada Topographic Map

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.


Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Sonora Pass to Pine Creek

Sharon Giacomazzi Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons: Sonora Pass to Pine Creek

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


Mendocino Coast Map
Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps Mendocino Coast Map, Coastal California Series

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.


The Mount Whitney Guide
30 Years on the Mountain
A Comprehensive Trail Guide
Third Edition

Doug Thompson with Elisabeth Newbold The Mount Whitney Guide; 30 Years on the Mountain; A Comprehensive Trail Guide; 3rd Ed.

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 Recreation Map

GeoGraphics Maps & Photos Mendocino Coast Recreation Map

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.


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

Michael Kauffmann Conifers of the Pacific Slope

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.


Wild Mushroom Cookbook
Recipes from Mendocino For Cooks Everywhere

Alison Gardner and Merry Winslow The Wild Mushroom Cookbook; Recipes from Mendocino For Cooks Everywhere

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.


Sonoma-Marin Coast Map
Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps Sonoma-Marin Coast Map, Coastal California Series

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.


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

Text & Photos by Steven Hartman Wildflowers of the San Francisco Bay Area

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: Berkeley Hills and Carquinez Strait
2nd Edition

Redwood Hikes Press Bay Area Trail Map: Berkeley Hills and Carquinez Strait, 2nd Edition

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


Wildflowers of the Trinity Alps
Including Marble Mountain Wilderness, Russian Wilderness, & Trinity Divide

Ken DeCamp, Julie Kierstead Nelson, & Julie Knorr Wildflowers of the Trinity Alps Including Marble Mountain Wilderness, Russian Wilderness, & Trinity Divide

Features plants found within northwest California's Klamath Mountains. Organized by flower color, it covers 505 species, subspecies, and varieties of wildflowers. With detailed species descriptions and destinations to find flowers throughout the year.


If I Live Until Morning
A True Story of Adventure, Tragedy and Transformation

Jean Muenchrath If I Live Until Morning: A True Story of Adventure, Tragedy and Transformation

A riveting tale of Sierra adventure, personal tragedy, and personal transformation. After skiing 200 miles along California’s rugged John Muir Trail, Muenchrath faces death from an accident on Mount Whitney.


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 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

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.


Sibley’s Common Trees of California

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley’s Common Trees of California

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 Hiking Humboldt, Volume 2

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.


California Plants
A Guide to Our Iconic Flora

Matt Ritter California Plants: A Guide to Our Iconic Flora

This guide for exploring California’s great diversity of plants includes species descriptions, color photos and range maps,natural history stories, tree ID flow charts, wildflower color guide, and more.


Bay Area Trail Map: Mount Diablo

Redwood Hikes Press Bay Area Trail Map: Mount Diablo

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

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.


Hiking Humboldt
Volume One

Kenneth M. Burton; Maps by Jason Barnes Hiking Humboldt, Volume One

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.


Gold Fever, Part Three
The Path to Civil War

Ken Salter Gold Fever, Part Three: The Path to Civil War

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


Sibley's Backyard Birds of Southern California

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley's Backyard Birds of Southern California

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


Soleful Hiking
A Beginner’s Guide to Mindful Hiking

Paula Phillips Marks Soleful Hiking

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.


Trails of Santa Cruz
Fourth Edition

Ben Pease Trails of Santa Cruz, 4th Edition

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.


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

Text and Photography by David Casterson In the Company of Redwoods; An Interactive Guide to Learning 50 Redwood Community Plants through Hand Tinting

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.


Big Sur Coast Map
Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps Big Sur Coast Map, Coastal California Series

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.


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

Marc Shargel Wonders of the Sea Volume Two: Marine Jewels of Southern California's Coast and Islands

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.


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

Marc Shargel Wonders of the Sea Volume Three: Hidden Treasures of California's Far North Coast

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 Sibley’s Backyard Birds of Northern California

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


Great Day Hikes in and around Napa Valley
Third Edition

Ken Stanton Great Day Hikes in and around Napa Valley, Third Edition

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.


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

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

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.


Mount Tamalpais
Bay Area Trail Map

Redwood Hikes Press Bay Area Trail Map: Mount Tamalpais

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 Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada

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 Sibley’s Birds of the California Coast

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


Geology of the Lassen Country
The Geologic Story of Lassen Volcanic National Park & Vicinity

R. Forrest Hopson & Michael A. Clynne Geology of the Lassen Country: The Geologic Story of Lassen Volcanic National Park & Vicinity

Describes the intriguing geology and geologic evolution of Lassen Volcanic National Park and surrounding areas, providing an up-to-date source of geologic information specific to Lassen Country.


An Everyday History of Somewhere

Ray Raphael An Everyday History of Somewhere

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.”


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

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

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

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!


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

Text by Craig Springer, Illustrations by Joseph R. Tomelieri Freshwater Fishes of Central and Northern California

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


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

Marc Shargel Wonders of the Sea (Volume One) North Central California

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.


Shaping the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast
Exploring the Coastal Geology of Northern California

Thomas E. Cochrane Shaping the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast: Exploring the Coastal Geology of Northern California

Geologist Cochrane provides a detailed yet approachable overview of how and why the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast appears as it does today––with all its fascinating oddities. An 85-mile road log provides precise instructions for a self-drive geological tour from Bodega Bay to Elk


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

Cecilia Garcia & James D. Adams, Jr. Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West; Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use

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.


Gold Fever, Part Two
San Francisco 1851-1852

Ken Salter Gold Fever, Part Two

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.


Sonoma County Outdoor Recreation Map

Tom Harrison Sonoma County Outdoor Recreation Map

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.


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

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

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.


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

GM Johnson Maps Mendocino/Lake Counties Map; Clear Lake/Fort Bragg/Ukiah

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


Gold Fever
San Francisco 1851

Ken Salter Gold Fever: San Francisco 1851

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.


Bay Area Trail Map: Oakland Hills and Pleasanton Ridge
2nd Edition

Redwood Hikes Press Bay Area Trail Map: Oakland Hills and Pleasanton Ridge

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.


Fishes of the Southern California Coast

Written & Illustrated by Val Kells Fishes of the Southern California Coast

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 Land Mammals of California

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.


Redwood National and State Parks: North
3rd Edition

Redwood Hikes Press Redwood National and State Parks: North, 4th Edition

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


Redwood National and State Parks: South
3rd Edition

Redwood Hikes Press Redwood National and State Parks: South, 4th Edition

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 Redwoods State Park Annotated Trail Map

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


The Spirit of the River

Diane McCarthy The Spirit of the River

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.


San Francisco Bay Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps San Francisco Bay Map, Coastal California Series

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.


California Road Trip
A Climber's Guide Northern California

Tom Slater and Chris Summit California Road Trip; A Climber's Guide Northern California

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.


Yosemite Adventures
50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks

Matt Johanson, Foreword by Hans Florine Yosemite Adventures; 50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks

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.


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

Peter Thomas and Donna Thomas  Muir Ramble Route

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.


Mushrooms of California
A Guide to Common Edible & Poisonous Species

Text & Photos by J. Duane Sept Mushrooms of California: A Guide to Common Edible & Poisonous Species

Covers 54 common mushrooms, 41 edible and 13 poisonous or not edible. Six illustrations and text explain mushroom identification and cautions.


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

GM Johnson Maps Redwood Coast/Trinity County Eureka/Arcata/McKinleyville/Crescent City Street Map

Complete map of Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties.


Amador County/ Alpine County Road Map

G.M. Johnson Maps Amador County/ Alpine County Road Map

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.


When You See Flukes

by Katherine Hocker and Cheryl Cook
Illustrations by Katherine Hocker When You See Flukes

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


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

Written & Illustrated by Val Kells Sharks, Skates, Rays, & Chimaera of the Pacific Coast

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


Trails of Mt. Tamalpais, Muir Woods and Marin Headlands
Second Edition

Ben Pease Trails of Mt. Tamalpais, Muir Woods and Marin Headlands, 2nd Edition

The 2019 edition of this classic guide to the Bay Area’s favorite mountain has been gently updated with accurately-mapped trails and clear bike access.


San Francisco & San Mateo County Street Map Book
Second Edition

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

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 the Sonora Pass Highway
2nd Edition

Brad Young & Steve Dawson Climber's Guide to the Sonora Pass Highway, 2nd Edition

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.


American Dippers
Singers in the Mountain Streams

Mary F. Willson & Katherine M. Hocker American Dippers

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.


The Donner Party
Weathering the Storm

Mark McLaughlin The Donner Party: Weathering the Storm

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.


Point Reyes
Bay Area Trail Map

Redwood Hikes Press Bay Area Trail Map: Point Reyes

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.


Common Butterflies of California

Text & Images by Rick Cech Common Butterflies of California

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.


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

James Noble Hatch, edited Neal A. Roberts Bygone Days in Early Northern California; Growing Up in Ol’ Berryessa

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.


Sea Turtles of the Pacific Coast

Written & Illustrated by Blair & Dawn Witherington Sea Turtles of the Pacific Coast

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


Sea Turtles of the Pacific Coast

Written & Illustrated by Blair & Dawn Witherington Sea Turtles of the Pacific Coast

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


The Singer in the Stream

Katherine Hocker & Mary Willson, Illustrations by Katherine Hocker The Singer in the Stream

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.


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

by Greg Goodman & Pam Geisel, Illustrated by Andrea Goodman, Foreword by Gene Rose The Central Sierra Walker's Companion

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.


Highway 395
Carson City to Lone Pine

Benchmark Maps Highway 395: Carson City to Lone Pine

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


Climber's Guide to Pinnacles National Monument

Brad Young Climber's Guide to Pinnacles National Monument

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 Fishes of Northern & Central California Coast

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.


Yosemite National Park Area Map

Benchmark Maps Yosemite National Park Area Map

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


Sibley’s Seabirds of the Pacific Coast

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley’s Seabirds of the Pacific Coast

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.


Zuma-Trancas Canyons Trail Map

Tom Harrison Zuma-Trancas Canyons Trail Map

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.


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

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

Detailed atlas of South Bay cities and streets.


Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Revised Edition

George J. Williams III Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

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.


Portola Redwoods and Pescadero Creek
Fourth Edition

Redwood Hikes Press Portola Redwoods and Pescadero Creek

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

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


Historic Route 66 Travel Map
With Grand Canyon Panoramic Map

GM Johnson Maps Historic Route 66 Travel Map With Grand Canyon Panoramic Map

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


California Road Map

Benchmark Maps California Road Map

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 Sonoma County/Santa Rosa/Petaluma/Rohnert Park Map

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


Oakland/Berkeley/Alameda Map

GM Johnson Maps Oakland/Berkeley/Alameda Map

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


Northern California Coast and Southern Oregon Road Map

Global Graphics Northern California Coast and Southern Oregon Road Map

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.


Wild Birds of California

David Lukas Wild Birds of California

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

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

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


Livermore/Pleasanton/San Ramon/Danville City Street Map

G.M. Johnson Maps Livermore/Pleasanton/San Ramon/Danville City Street Map

Covers East Bay towns in Contra Costa County. Also includes Alamo, Black Hawk, Diablo, Dublin, Fremont, Sunol, Walnut Creek and adjoining communities, plus a vicinity map.


Gilroy/Morgan Hill/Hollister City Street Map

G.M. Johnson Maps Gilroy/Morgan Hill/Hollister City Street Map

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


Freshwater Fishes of California

Text by Robert G. Werner Freshwater Fishes of California

Covers 53 species commonly found in lakes, streams, and rivers: game fish, panfish, and bait species. With edibility index and preferred bait.


California Wine Map

Global Graphics California Wine Map

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 California Missions Quick Access Map

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


Monterey, Carmel, Salinas City Street Map

GM Johnson Maps Monterey, Carmel, Salinas City Street Map

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
Second Edition

Redwood Hikes Press Humboldt Redwoods State Park Map, 2nd Edition

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.


Rosa May
The Search for a Mining Camp Legend

George Williams III Rosa May; The Search for a Mining Camp Legend

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 Southern California Rock Climbing: California Road Trip, Volume Two

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.


Del Norte Coast Map
Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps Del Norte Coast Map, Coastal California Series

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.

Sonoma Picnic
A California Wine Country Travel Companion

Jack Burton Sonoma Picnic—A California Wine Country Travel Companion

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.


Napa Valley Picnic
A California Wine Country Travel Companion

Jack Burton and Ken Stanton Napa Valley Picnic—A California Wine Country Travel Companion

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


Los Angeles-Orange Coast Map
Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps Los Angeles-Orange Coast Map, Coastal California Series

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


San Diego Coast Map
Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps San Diego Coast Map, Coastal California Series

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


Yosemite National Park Map

Tom Harrison Yosemite National Park Map

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


Bishop Area Rock Climbs
3rd Edition

Peter Croft and Marty Lewis Bishop Area Rock Climbs, 3rd Edition

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.


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A History of Gualala, Mendocino County, California

Annette White-Parks q<sup>h</sup> awàla·li: water coming down place

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.


Olaf Palm
A Life in Art

Composed, Compiled, and Edited by Irene D. Thomas Olaf Palm: A Life in Art

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.


Lake Tahoe Map

Bluewater Maps Lake Tahoe Map

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 Santa Barbara Coast Map, Coastal California Series

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


Dipsea & Mountain Play Trail Map

Tom Harrison Dipsea & Mountain Play Trail Map

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 .


The Painter Lady
Grace Carpenter Hudson

Searles R. Boynton The Painter Lady

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

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
Paved Bike Paths, Bike Lanes & Off-Road Trails

Franko’s Maps Northern San Diego County Bikeways & Trails Map

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


The Palisades Map

Tom Harrison The Palisades Map

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.


Humboldt Coast Map
Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps Humboldt Coast Map, Coastal California Series

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.


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

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

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.


Southern San Diego County Bikeways & Trails Map
Paved Bike Paths, Bike Lanes & Off-Road Trails

Franko’s Maps Southern San Diego County Bikeways & Trails Map

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.


Ansel Adams Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Ansel Adams Wilderness Trail Map

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.


Pinnacles National Park Map

Tom Harrison Pinnacles National Park Map

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 Andreas Rift Zone.


Bay Area Trail Map: Skyline Ridge
From Highway 92 to Saratoga Gap, 3rd Edition

Redwood Hikes Press Bay Area Trail Map: Skyline Ridge

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.


Sibley’s Raptors of Western North America

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley’s Raptors of Western North America

Covers 28 raptors: hawks, falcons, eagles, vultures, and kites. Each entry includes descriptive caption, size, range map, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Dinkey Lakes Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Dinkey Lakes Wilderness Trail Map

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


Sierra National Forest Recreation Map

Tom Harrison Sierra National Forest Recreation Map

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.


Napa & Napa County Wineries Map

GM Johnson Maps Napa & Napa County Wineries Map

Shows locations of all Napa County wineries.


Living with the Changing California Coast

Gary Griggs, Kiki Patsch & Lauret Savoy Living with the Changing California Coast

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.


The Murders at Convict Lake

George Williams III
Illustrations by Dave Comstock The Murders at Convict Lake

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 Marine Mammals of the Northern & Central California Coast

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


Hetch Hetchy Trail Map

Tom Harrison

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

The Bodie Hills Map

Tom Harrison The Bodie Hills Map

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


The Balloon Boy of San Francisco

Dorothy Kupcha Leland The Balloon Boy of San Francisco

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.


Trails of Northeast Marin County, 2nd ed.

Ben Pease Trails of Northeast Marin County, 2nd ed.

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.


Wild Pigs
The Mountain Bike Adventure Guide to the Pacific Coast

John Zilly Wild Pigs: The Mountain Bike Adventure Guide to the Pacific Coast

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


Mono Lake:
Mirror of Imagination

Dennis Flaherty
Introductory Essay by Mark A. Schlenz Mono Lake: Mirror of Imagination

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.


Trails of Northern San Mateo County
Coastside, Skyline & Foothills

Ben Pease Trails of Northern San Mateo County Coastside, Skyline & Foothills

Complete map of parks and beaches from Daly City/Pacifica south to Half Moon Bay and Woodside. Shows 30 miles of coast and beaches south of San Francisco.


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

Marek Hajek Big Chief Area Climbs

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


Joshua Tree National Park Recreation Map

Tom Harrison Joshua Tree National Park Recreation Map

Covers entire Joshua Tree National Park and surrounding access points.


Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Trail Map

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

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

Louie Anderson, Foreword by John Long Sport Climbing in the Santa Monicas, 2nd Edition

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.


On Kelsey Creek: A Novel

Phyllis Whetstone Taper On Kelsey Creek: A Novel

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.


Sallie Fox
The Story of a Pioneer Girl

Dorothy Kupcha Leland, Illustrations by Diane Wilde Sallie Fox: The Story of a Pioneer Girl

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.


John Muir Trail Map-Pack

Tom Harrison John Muir Trail Map-Pack

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


Santa Ana Mountains & Chino Hills State Park

Franko’s Maps

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

Novato-North Marin Trail Map

Tom Harrison Novato-North Marin Trail Map

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.


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.

Verdugo Mountains Trail Map

Tom Harrison Verdugo Mountains Trail Map

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.


Mt. Wilson Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mt. Wilson Trail Map

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 Lake Tahoe & Tahoe Rim Trail Recreation Map

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


Tuolumne Meadows and High Sierra Camp Loop Trail Map

Tom Harrison Tuolumne Meadows and High Sierra Camp Loop Trail Map

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


Yosemite Valley Map

Tom Harrison Yosemite Valley Map

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 Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Map

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 Bishop Pass North Lake-South Lake Loop Map

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


Trail Map of Pacifica

Ben Pease Trail Map of Pacifica

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.


California: Its Gold and Its Inhabitants

Sir Henry Huntley California: Its Gold and Its Inhabitants

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.


Traveling the Trinity Highway

Lowell "Ben" Bennion and Jerry Rohde Traveling the Trinity Highway

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.


Wildflowers of the Santa Barbara Foothills

David Powdrell & Hugh Margerum Wildflowers of the Santa Barbara Foothills

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.


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

Rachel Laurgaard, Illustrations by Elizabeth Sykes Michaels Patty Reed’s Doll: The Story of the Donner Party

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.


Yosemite High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Yosemite High Country Trail Map

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.


Kearsarge Pass-Rae Lakes Loop Trail Map

Tom Harrison Kearsarge Pass-Rae Lakes Loop Trail Map

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


Point Reyes National Seashore Trail Map

Tom Harrison Point Reyes National Seashore Trail Map

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


Desolation Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Desolation Wilderness Trail Map

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


South Marin Trail Map

Tom Harrison South Marin Trail Map

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


Mammoth High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mammoth High Country Trail Map

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.


Marine Mammals of the Southern California Coast

Written & Illustrated by Pieter Folkens Marine Mammals of the Southern California Coast

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


Mineral King Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mineral King Trail Map

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


Mono Divide High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mono Divide High Country Trail Map

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.


Dassonville
California Photographer (1879-1957)

Peter Palmquist; Researched and edited by Susan Herzig and Paul Hertzmann Dassonville--California Photographer (1879-1957)

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.


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 Anza-Borrego Desert Region--Recreation Map

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.


Lassen Volcanic National Park--Recreation Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press Lassen Volcanic National Park--Recreation Map and Guide

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.


Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity--National Recreation Area Map

Earthwalk Press Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity--National Recreation Area Map

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.


Mono Lake:
Postcard Book

Dennis Flaherty Mono Lake:—Postcard Book

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


Topanga State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison Topanga State Park Trail Map

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


Malibu Creek State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison Malibu Creek State Park Trail Map

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.


Discover California Wildflowers

Mary Ruth Casebeer
Illustrations by Peggy Edwards-Carkeet Discover California Wildflowers

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.


Mojave National Preserve Map

Tom Harrison Mojave National Preserve Map

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


San Diego Backcountry Recreation Map

Tom Harrison San Diego Backcountry Recreation Map

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.


San Francisco Keepsake Wallet

Photography by Robert Holmes and Joanne Bolton San Francisco Keepsake Wallet

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. Baldy & Cucamonga Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mt. Baldy & Cucamonga Wilderness Trail Map

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 Jacinto Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison San Jacinto Wilderness Trail Map

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 Gorgonio Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison San Gorgonio Wilderness Trail Map

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.


Hoover Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Hoover Wilderness Trail Map

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.


Point Mugu State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison Point Mugu State Park Trail Map

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.


Death Valley National Park Recreation Map

Tom Harrison Death Valley National Park Recreation Map

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,...


Angeles Front Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Angeles Front Country Trail Map

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...


Angeles High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Angeles High Country Trail Map

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.


Half Dome Trail Map

Tom Harrison Half Dome Trail Map

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


Mt. Whitney High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mt. Whitney High Country Trail Map

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


Kings Canyon High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Kings Canyon High Country Trail Map

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


Mt. Whitney Zone Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mt. Whitney Zone Trail Map

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


Mt. Shasta Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mt. Shasta Wilderness Trail Map

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


Mt. Tam Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mt. Tam Trail Map

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


Pine Mountain Trail Map

Tom Harrison Pine Mountain "Big Empty" Trail Map

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


Angel Island & Alcatraz Island Trail Map

Tom Harrison Angel Island & Alcatraz Island Trail Map

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


Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map

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


Devils Postpile Minarets Trail Map

Tom Harrison Devils Postpile Minarets Trail Map

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.


Golden Trout Wilderness Map

Tom Harrison Golden Trout Wilderness Map

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.


Mono Lake Map

Tom Harrison Mono Lake Map

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


Cheeseboro-Palo Comado Canyons Trail Map

Tom Harrison Cheeseboro-Palo Comado Canyons Trail Map

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 Monterey Bay Map (2005)

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.