Natural Places of the Gulf Coast From Florida to Texas
A Traveler's Guide to the Culture, Spirit, and Ecology of Scenic DestinationsBook - 1997
The Florida Everglades. Padre Island. The Louisiana Bayous. The Mississippi Delta. These are just some of the wondrous destinations in Fraser Bridges? newest guidebook, Natural Places of the Gulf Coast from Florida to Texas. Continuing the tradition of Prima's Natural Places? series, Bridges takes readers on a personal tour of this southern wilderness.This guidebook is divided into five sections corresponding to the major natural regions of the Gulf Coast: Florida Coast, Barrier Islands, Louisiana Coast, Texas Coast, and Florida Everglades. Each region's section guides the reader through state and county parks, as well as national and state refuges and preserves. Bridges takes the reader to adventurous hiking trails, serene canoeing trips, and interesting historical and biological destinations. He also gives the reader cultural information on each region since human habitation has caused myriad changes to the natural landscape.The In the Field segments and Wildlife Checklist detail the prominent and endangered flora and fauna of each region. Natural Places of the Gulf Coast from Florida to Texas is more than a just a field guide, it also includes information on hotels, resorts, RV parks, campgrounds, and lodges. This single volume will give the reader everything he needs to know in order to have an outdoor adventure in one of North America's oldest and fastest-changing wilderness areas.
Publisher: Rocklin, CA : Prima Pub., c1997.
Branch Call Number: 508.76/BRIDGES
Characteristics: 342 p. : map ; 23 cm.
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