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Picture of the productAppalachian Trail Design, Construction and Maintenance
$11.96 for members, $14.95 for non-members. (Birchard and Proudman, 2000) The classic manual of trail building - completely updated! Presents enduring stewardship principles and up-to-date techniques that every trail builder or maintainer should know about, from laying out trail routes to cutting and marking trail and "hardening" the treadway through wet or fragile areas.

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Picture of the productAppalachian Trail Thru-Hike Planner
$9.60 for members, $12.00 for non-members. Planning to hike the entire Appalachian National Scenic Trail in a single year? If so, are you swamped by all that confronts you as you get ready for your adventure? "While no single book can ensure success in such an undertaking, the Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Planner will improve your chances by helping you thoroughly plan your excursion." This is a rip-out-the-pages workbook of checklists, mail drops, etc. based on experiences of more than a dozen first-time thru-hikers. Food, equipment, money, weather, shelters, towns are all covered in less than 100 easy-to-read pages. This edition was updated in 2005 to reflect current trends and offer new advice. Additionally, mileages and shelter information were updated in 2009.

Regular price: 12.00
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Picture of the productGeology along Skyline Drive
$13.56 for members, $16.95 for non-members. Skyline Drive stretches for 105 miles along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Shenandoah National Park. For the length of the drive, rock formations by the road and on mountainsides provide clues to the dramatic history of this area. Badger's easy-to-read book tells the story of these rock formations and of much of the magnificent scenery viewed from the Drive. With the help of color photos, maps, diagrams, and sidebars, the book does more than give a wealth of information: it is a truly fascinating read. Author: Robert Badger published by SNPA, 2004 revised edition, 2012 100 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", full-color photos

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Picture of the productNature Guide to Shenandoah National Park
$13.56 for members, $16.95 for non-members. The Nature Guide to Shenandoah National Park is a compact field guide filled with fascinating information about the diverse array of plants, animals, and natural features in the park. The guide is easy to use both because it size makes it easy to carry with you for when you spot something you want to identify or learn more about and it is written at an accessible, non-technical level. This guide is a gem for anyone who wants to learn more about the natural world of the park.

Regular price: 16.95
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XX535
Picture of the productSNP Logo Patch
Shenandoah National Park logo sew-on patch 3" round

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Picture of the productWildflowers of Shenandoah National Park
Member price $10.36; non-member price $12.95. This pocket-sized book contains detailed descriptions and beautiful photographs of 125 of the most common species found in the Shenandoah National Park. Each of these descriptions contains one or more interesting tidbits about the uses or history of the plant. For example, the underground blub-like stems of the spring beauty were gathered by settlers in the spring and boiled and eaten like potatoes.

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Picture of the productSNP Pin
Shenandoah National Park logo pin 1" round

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Picture of the productBest Hikes with Kids: Washington DC the Beltway & Beyond
$15.16 for members, $18.95 for non-members. Best Hikes with Kids: Washington DC the Beltway & Beyond showcases more than 65 family-friendly hikes in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area, extending to within a two-hour drive radius and including the eastern ridges of Shenandoah National Park. Longtime environmental educator, hiking guide, and mother of two, Jennifer Chambers introduces families in the DC area to a variety of trail options while also helping them to spend quality time together discovering nature. Each hike has been chosen for its engaging physical features and landscape along a natural surface trail, in addition to the accessibility of the trailhead for busy families with children of all ages. A selection of trails also accommodates the use of a jogging stroller. Trails range from easy to difficult in order to provide a physical challenge for families whose children are very active or of an age to successfully complete the hike-and have a lot fun!

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Picture of the productHikes to Waterfalls in the Shenandoah National Park
$2.40 for members, $3.00 for non-members. (2011) 24pp. While the Shenandoah Natural History Association has always set store by PATC publications, they felt it was time to issue a quick and easy hiking guide to waterfalls in Shenandoah National Park. This guide, oriented more towards the annual park visitor searching for a simple guide that can be read quickly, contains basic line maps and simple trail descriptions to nine of the most popular waterfalls in the park. Includes Overall Run Falls, Whiteoak Canyon Falls, Cedar Run Falls, Rose River Falls, Dark Hollow Falls, Lewis Spring Falls, South River Falls, Doyles River Falls, and Jones Run Falls. If you only visit the park once a year for dayhikes, and your interests are in waterfalls, this is your guide.

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Picture of the productShenandoah Natl Park Official Handbook
$11.96 for members, $14.95 for non-members. (Whisnant, Whisnant and Silver,2011) In this first official handbook of Shenandoah National Park, the story of how a narrow strip of the Blue Ridge Mountains became a sanctuary - for harried city-dwellers and road-weary travelers, as well as black bears, peregrine falcons, and thousands of species of plants and animals - is told.

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Picture of the productEasy Hikes on the Appalachian National Scenic Trail in SNP
$2.40 for members, $3.00 for non-members. (2008 24 pgs) With this guide, hikers can walk on short sections of the Appalachian Trail in Shenandoah National Park. The hikes are fairly easy; most of them short, and should be popular with people of all ages, including children. The booklet gives a point-by-point description of each hike, along with a clear map indicating the starting point along Skyline Drive, the trail route, and any trail intersections along the way. Trails start at Jenkins Gap parking area, Pinnacles picnic grounds, Fishers Gap Overlook, Milam Gap parking area, South River picnic grounds, Loft Mountain Wayside, Doyles River parking area, Wildcat Ridge parking area, and Sawmill Run Overlook. Hikes to Peaks and Vistas is part of a very popular hiking series, including Short Hikes, Hikes to Peaks and Vistas, and Hikes to Waterfalls.

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Picture of the productHikes to Peaks and Vistas in Shenandoah National Park
$2.40 for members, $3.00 for non-members. (2010 24 pgs) With this guide, hikers can hike to nine high points which offer views of the Shenandoah Valley to the east and the Piedmont to the west. This booklet gives you a point-by-point description of each hike, a map, starting points, distance, elevation changes, and safety tips. It includes hiking trail maps for Compton Peak, Pass Mountain, Mary's Rock, Stony Man Mountain, Hawksbill Mountain, Hightop Mountain, Loft Mountain, Chimney Rock, and Turk Mountain. Hikes to Peaks and Vistas is part of a very popular hiking series, including Short Hikes, Easy Hikes, and Hikes to Waterfalls.

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Picture of the productShort Hikes in Shenandoah National Park
$2.40 for members, $3.00 for non-members. (2010, 24 pages) This booklet introduces the hiker to 30 short hikes from 0.7 to 1.9 miles in length and covers the full length of the park. The North District Hike Section outlines 10 different hikes; the Central District Hike Section outlines 12 hikes; and the South District Hike Section outlines 8 hikes. Although the hikes are short, they are not necessarily easy. Some hikes have uphill climbs. Maps and starting points along Skyline Drive are provided as well as the distance of each hike and estimated hiking time. Short Hikes was first published in 1994 and was the beginning of a very popular hiking series, including Hikes to Peaks and Vistas, Easy Hikes, and Hikes to Waterfalls.

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Picture of the productGeology of Old Rag Mountain
$4.40 for members, $5.50 for non-members. (Paul Hackley, 2006) This booklet provides a hiking tour of geologic, ecologic and cultural features present along the Old Rag Ridge and Saddle Trails. As you hike, stops along the trail will help you to discover the majesty adn splendor of the rocks that underlie the mountain.

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