INTRODUCTION

You’ll find every imaginable landscape awaiting exploration in the national parks of the United States. Icy monoliths looming in Alaska’s Denali, rugged and romantic coastline sweeping through Maine’s Acadia, craggy volcanic peaks piercing the sky in California’s Pinnacles, lush tropics abuzz with wildlife in Florida’s Everglades—and this is just scratching the surface.

In USA National Parks: Lands of Wonder, we celebrate the past, present, and future of the great American wilderness. We begin with The Story, exploring the history of the national parks, starting with the land’s American Indian heritage, the migration of the Pioneers, the trailblazers previously written out of history, and the birth of the National Park ...

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