GREAT LODGES of the NATIONAL PARKS
by Christine Barnes

COMPANION BOOK to the 2002 PBS Series

An Illustrated History

Join the millions of visitors who hold a special place in their hearts for the Great Lodges that grace America's national parks.

Stunning color photographs, historic pictures and architectural drawings take readers inside and behind the scenes of these classis great lodges. Double-page spreads of Yosemite's El Capitan and a composite for Crater Lake are among the national park chapters that focus on the reason these lodges were built. However, the real strength of this illustrated history of the lodges in our parks is Christine Barnes' ability to create a lively story of the conception, design, and completion of each of these lodges, their trials and triumphs, and the need to preserve them for generations to come.

"You can step into Old Faithful Inn and touch 1904."
Andy Beck, NPS Architect

Lodges featured in Great Lodges of the National Parks:

Old Faithful Inn, Yellowstone National Park, WY; The Ahwahnee, Yosemite National Park, CA; Paradise Inn, Mount Rainier National Park, WA; Timberline Lodge, Mount Hood National Forest, OR; Oregon Caves Chateau, Oregon Caves National Monument, OR, Crater Lake Lodge, Crater Lake National Park, OR; El Tovar and Grand Canyon Lodge, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ; Zion Park Lodge, Zion National Park, UT, Bryce Canyon Lodge, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT; Glacier Park Lodge, Belton Chalet, Lake McDonald Lodge, Many Glacier Hotel, Sperry and Granite Park Chalets, Glacier National Park, MT and Prince of Wales Hotel, Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada

"Most people think about historic preservation that this is about the past. And in reality, historic preservation is about the future. What are the...properties and the resources that are so important to our past that we want to carry them forward into the future for the next generation, and the next generation to see."
Jim Garrison, Architect, Arizona State Historic Preservation Office

Great Lodges of the National Parks
Author: Christine Barnes
Photography: Fred Pflughoft & David Morris
Format: 192 pages, 11" x 10", hardcover
Illustrations: 175 full-color photographs and 68 historical photographs and architectural drawings
ISBN: 0-9653924-5-7
Released:
April 2002 -- the 130th Anniversary year of national parks

Price: $35.00 US
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Great Lodges of the National Parks Volume Two - Great Lodges of the National Parks- Great Lodges of the Canadian Rockies
El Tovar at Grand Canyon National Park - Great Lodges of the West - Old Faithful Inn at Yellowstone National Park

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