The National Parks Bucket List

The Ultimate Adventure Journal for all 63 Parks

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Pub Date 07 May 2024 | Archive Date 07 Mar 2024

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From Acadia to Zion, capture your national park adventures for posterity in this handsomely finished flexi-bound journal.

Carry this unique journal with you as you take in breathtaking scenery and take on thrilling terrain. Featuring a soft, faux-leather cover and prompts throughout its pages, The National Parks Bucket List encourages you to detail every expedition, camping trip, hike route, and more. The journaling prompts for each park will inspire you to truly take in your time in nature and make note of the special memories you make, from your favorite trails to the most exciting flora and fauna you spot during your stay.

For each of the 63 parks, find helpful facts on the terrain, geography, both natural and cultural history, and wildlife, as well as exclusive Bucket List Traveler tips and tricks to make the most of your time in the park. There’s something new to discover about each of these unique spots, including fun facts like:

  • The first female park ranger worked at Yosemite National Park in 1918
  • Mount Rainier National Park in Washington is one of the oldest national parks, actually created prior to the start of the National Park Service
  • Lake Clark National Park in Alaska offers world-class opportunities to view brown bears
  • Carlsbad Cavern National Park in New Mexico contains some of the largest caves in North America
  • Nabesna Glacier, found in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in Alaska, is the longest valley glacier in the world

As you tick off each park on your bucket list, you will be creating a keepsake that will allow you to share and relive your precious national park experiences again and again. The National Parks Bucket List is the perfect companion for your adventures exploring America's Best Idea!
From Acadia to Zion, capture your national park adventures for posterity in this handsomely finished flexi-bound journal.

Carry this unique journal with you as you take in breathtaking scenery and...

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I am a self-proclaimed National Park geek! This is a beautiful companion to start integrating into my adventures. I appreciate the tips for each park as well as the historical information. The illustrations are beautiful. I could see adventurers from teens to elderly utilizing this journal.

Thank you NetGalley, Quatro Publishing Group, and author Linda Mohammad for the ARC in exchange for my honest review.

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This a beautiful companion for anyone who would like to visit all of the national parks! I loved the illustrations, the layout to record your trip, and the bucket list facts. There are plenty of guidebooks available already so I was glad to see how simple this journal style book kept it. It has a list of best practices at the front and then the parks are broken into regions with maps and a place to check off the national park if you have visited. Each page about the individual parks includes a short description, a bucket list item, and a space to record your visit.

This would make a great gift and I'm already planning on getting one for each of my boys and my sister.

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The illustrations are really wonderfully done and I can't wait to use this journal on all our adventures throughout the National Parks!

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I am National Park obsessed, so I just had to grab this one. The text explains the features of the parks to you, and there are very detailed journal pages that you can leave as much or as little detail as you want. I love the journal part!!! But the best part? The illustrations!!! OH MY, they are just beautiful, darling, and make me want to go to the parks, TODAY!!! They are a little reminiscent of the park posters from way back, just fantastic.

I am going to highly recommend this book for anyone obsessed with the parks, who wants a list of all the parks so they can start visiting, a person who wants to keep up with hiking the parks, and finally, someone who wants a bucket list that looks like none other.

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This is a fun journal to use for visiting any and all of the US National Parks. I love the art work that is similar in look to the drawn posters, postcards and stamps of the NPS. The book is broken into geographic regions, and each of the current 63 national parks have brief information, a paragraph description and a traveler tip. It is followed by a page for your own journaling to record dates visited, travel companions, weather, lodgings. Space is also given for listing favorite walks, hikes or views, flora and fauna seen and a place for memorable moments. You can even give a star rating and mark if you plan to return.

I have hauled my little blue NP services passport to collect stamps from the parks and national monuments I have visited. And there is even a spot for those stamps in this book. I’ve visited almost half of the national parks and am always looking for opportunities to visit more when I travel. This would be great for a family or individuals who enjoy national parks and like to track their visits. This is not a guidebook and it refers you to national park websites for current information about any of the parks in the NPS. Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group for the temporary ARC and I am leaving a voluntary review.

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Absolutely beautiful book. It matches beautifully with the recent branding designs of the NPS. Recently made it a goal to finish visiting all the national parks and love the idea of using this book to journal that adventure. It had great quick tips without going into too much detail about each park. It’s the perfect guide to peak your interest in the park and then give you a spot to make your own notes.

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Blown away by this little journal. Unassuming on the outside, yet stunning on the inside! Full of wonderful info and tidbits, supplemented by absolutely gorgeous gouache-style nature art.

Sadly my main travelling days are behind me, else I would absolutely buy one of these journals and try my best to fill it out completely. Definitely wish something like this was around when I was younger, looks so much fun to use.

One more compliment to the artist — the art is this book really is just beautiful.

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Thank you for the EArc NetGalley and Quarto. What an absolutely gorgeous journal for Our nations parks! I love the quick information on one page and the s-ace for your own experiences on the next page. My only wish is that this was out in print already as I’m headed to Yosemite soon.

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This is such a handy resource if you are someone who is striving to visit all of the National Parks and document your journey along the way. The artwork throughout is beautiful, extremely vibrant and detailed. You get background information about each park on one page and on the other you have areas to notate when you visited, who you were with, what you saw on the trip, and more. The parks are broke up into nine different sections based upon geographic location. At the end, you have the opportunity to reflect back on your travels by selecting your top ten parks and your overall favorite aspects.

I would definitely recommend this journal for anyone looking to start your journey as I do believe this would be an amazing travel companion and keepsake for years to come!

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I love this National Parks journal! There are so many helpful tips and tricks for each park as well as very informative facts about the park. I learned a lot of unique things about each park that I didn’t know. I love that there’s a space for a national park stamp as well as places to list your favorite hikes, plants and animals and memorable moments. The graphics were beautiful. My only critique would be that I wish there were more space for notes about each park!

Thank you NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group for a e-copy of this book to review!

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Gorg graphics and descriptions of the great natural wonders of the US. this book is fun to read and dream up new ideas for trips hikes and adventures of all kinds.

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Beautiful book! I Love the overall design and the descriptions of the park. I love How the journal has spaces for type mundane like “weather” but also allows spaces for more descriptions about the trip. It definitely had me reminiscing about trips I’ve been on and planning my next a National park adventure!

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Fantastic resource guide for interested National Parks travelers! It was well-organized and researched, with the author’s passion for the parks being evident. I am looking forward to purchasing it and felt very inspired after reading!

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Thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for letting me review this book. This was a fun read and I liked the retro look of the pictures. There was some good tips at the end the book as well. Definitely wish this book had been around when I first started hiking in the national parks.

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The national parks bucket list book expertly delivers what is promised! It’s both beautifully written and full of gorgeous artwork that I loved.

Starting off with a table of contents allowing you to easily get to the page relevant to whatever park your at makes using this book super easy, and to make it even easier it’s already pre filled with prompts on what to say for each of the parks, along with tips on how to fill it out it all together helps you get the most out of the journal.

The journal is split into geographical regions with a lovely page set with some artwork and a check list that you can check off once you have done a park (which are my favourite pages!) For each park you get more artwork along with some info and tips for your time there and at the end of the journal there’s a few pages for you to create top 10s along with some more resources to help plan your trips!

Overall this journal has everything you could ask for in a travel journal and makes for a beautiful keepsake to look back on

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Beautiful layout and illustrations,
This book is for the die hards that want to chronicle and record their trips to the national parks.
It is full of tips and descriptions and information for your hikes as well as spots to record the details you want to remember.
The perfect gift for your hiking buddies!

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There is so many tips and information about exploring the national parks, will come in handy for future trips.

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This was such a fun book to read with my students. We were able to take a look at all of the National Parks and envision what we could do if we visited.

I will definitely be utilizing on a personal level as well!

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What a dream of a book! I feel so lucky to have seen an advance copy of this book. It is not only beautiful and well laid out, but is full of great information. I love the mix of history, personal experience and room to write in what you thought of your visit. The national parks are such a treasure and this is a fabulous book to prepare to experience them and log your visits.

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Beautiful book that can be used to plan a trip, record memories from a trip, or even to daydream about visiting in the future. Perfect for fans of the parks and/or outdoor exploration. The facts provided were varied and interesting. Thank you to for providing a copy for me to read and review.

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This book/journal is so cool. While reading this, people can learn about different National Parks and the beauty of each one. Then, they can write in the journal section provided about their experience at each park. It would be such a cool gift for someone who loves traveling in nature, or to buy for yourself if that applies to you.

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I loved this book! I loved the pictures, the colors and the layouts. We are a family that is trying to spend more time outdoors and I think this would be a perfect gift for a family. This would also be a great gift for kids especially those involved in activities such as Scouts.

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I absolutely love this "book"! It's got a journal like check-list for all the wonderful national parks in the US broken down into locations. I love the information on each of the places as well as "The Bucket List Traveler Tip(s)". The check list includes "date(s) visited, travel companion(s), weather, lodging, favorite walks/hikes/view, most exotic plants and animals spotted, memorable moments, park rating, and if you plan to return or not" which are all exactly what I would want in my travel journal. I feel like it's set up so well and will be so enjoyable to use for years to come. At the back there is even a place to write your top ten locations as well as other favorites. The pictures are so fun as well. I will definitely be purchasing this book once it is available in print!

Thank you NetGalley and Linda Mohammad for the ARC of this amazingly detailed National Parks Bucket List! I can't wait to begin using it as I love traveling!

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Looking at this title left me with a deep appreciation for the National Parks system. Here is a delightful resource for anyone with plans to visit any of the parks.

An incredible amount of information is packed into this small book. In addition, there are prompts so that travelers can record their impressions and experiences in the parks that they visit.

Be sure to look at the travel tips. They are quite helpful as are the bucket list suggestions.

This title is organized by region. For each each park, there is a good amount to discover.

This journal is beautifully illustrated throughout. it would make a perfect gift for anybody with travel plans. Give this book to a child or teen and they will make use of it for many years.

Many thanks to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group for this title. All opinions are my own.

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The illustrations in this book are beautiful. I love the vintage feel as well. This would be the perfect gift for someone who enjoys the National Parks and traveling. The tips are helpful, too . I appreciate the publisher and NetGalley for allowing me to read this in exchange for an honest review.

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This is a fantastic journal, even for someone who isn’t at all outdoorsy, like me (though I am definitely the journaling type). I loved the illustrations and design, and the introductory information for the whole book, each geographic region, and then each park are really helpful and insightful—as are the tips and resources. I’ve only visited three of the parks, but there are several more that I want to see. I’ll have to pick up a hard copy of this journal to keep track! I only wish that there was a space in each park section to stick a photo from your visit.

Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for the ARC. All opinions are my own.

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This journal is stunning and I really hope there will be one for the hikes and mountain ranges in NH!

I am in the UK, but adore the natural world of the US. I have only travellled to NH so far but have my eyes on the parks of the Pacific North West, but looking through this beautiful journal, how can I stop there? Full of fantastic illustrations, facts and maps, with detailed information on each of the parks, this is a great book for your travels. I really like the colour coded map and the layout of the journal pages with concise journal prompts

Absolutely brilliant and will be buying one as soon as it is published!

Thank you to Netgalley, Quarto Publishing Group – becker & mayer!, Epic Ink and the author Linda Mohammad for this lovely ARC. My review is left voluntarily and all opinions are my own

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This guide is incredibly handy and I love the spots to journal about each park. It's definitely a resource that will make you want to visit each and every park as soon as possible. I really liked that the artwork within the book are similar to the style we're accustomed to seeing associated with the national parks.

I have visited several of these already and the tips were things I weren't aware of and make me want to revisit the parks. Not having received a physical copy, I'm hoping when this comes out it's pocket sized and is something I will definitely purchase for myself.

Thank you Netgalley!

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As an amateur National Park explorer, this was a delight to read! It's a great way to record your experiences and make some memories along the way. Journal all you can to preserve your memories!

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