Recreation & Parks

  • Adirondack wilderness. Nathan Farb. 508.747 FAR
  • Adventure America. 917 ADV
  • Allen & Mike’s really cool backcountry ski book: traveling & camping skills for a winter environment. Allen O’Bannon. 796.932 OBA
  • The amateur naturalist. Nick Baker. 508 BAK
  • American Eden: from Monticello to Central Park to our backyards: what our gardens tell us about who we are. Wade Graham. 712.0973 GRA
  • Around the world on a bicycle. Thomas Stevens. 910.41 STE
  • Backpacker magazine’s guide to the Appalachian trail. Jim Chase. 796.51 CHA
  • The backyard bartender: 55 cool summer cocktails. Nicole Aloni. 641.874 ALO
  • Backyards. Bridget Biscotti Bradley. 712.6 BRA
  • Basic illustrated knots for the outdoors. Cliff Jacobson. 796.54 JAC
  • Basic illustrated map and compass. Cliff Jacobson. 796.58 JAC
  • Bicycling magazine’s guide to bike touring. Doug Donaldson. 796.64 DON
  • The big book of bicycling: everything you need to know, from buying your first bike to riding your best. Y 796.6 BIG
  • Bird songs of the Mesozoic: a day hiker’s guide to the nearby wild. David Brendan Hopes. 508 HOP
  • The birding life: a passion for birds at home and afield. Laurence Sheehan. 598.072 SHE
  • Building barbecues & outdoor kitchens. 693 BUI
  • The bumper book of nature: a user’s guide to the outdoors. Stephen Moss. 508 MOS
  • Camping Europe. Carol Mickelsen. 914 MIC
  • Camping in comfort. Lynn Haney. 796.54 HAN
  • Canoeing and camping beyond the basics. Cliff Jacobson. 797.122 JAC
  • Canoeing Michigan rivers: a comprehensive guide to 45 rivers. Jerry Dennis. 797.122 DEN
  • Catch fish anywhere, anytime. Dick Sternberg. 799.1 STE
  • The Cheapskate’s guide to theme parks. Steven J. Urbanowicz. 917.3 URB
  • Club George: the diary of a Central Park birdwatcher. Bob Levy. 598.072 LEV
  • Complete horse riding manual. William Micklem. 798.2 MIC
  • The complete idiot’s guide to geocaching. 796.58 COM
  • Complete national parks of the United States: featuring 400+ parks, monuments, battlefields, historic sites, scenic trails, recreation areas, and seashores. Mel White. 917.3 WHI
  • Countryfile great British walks: 100 unique walks through our most stunning countryside. 796.51 COU
  • Cycling for competition: all you need to know about every type of racing, from track, road racing and off-road racing to cyclo-cross and triathlon, techniques, winning strategies, individual training plans and an expert guide to international races, all show in 200 photographs. Edward Pickering. 796.62 PIC
  • The Deen Bros. get fired up: grilling, tailgating, picnicking, and more. Jamie & Bobby Deen, Melissa Clark. 641.578 DEE
  • Destination wildlife. Pamela K. Brodowsky. 333.78 BRO
  • Digital Masters: Adventure photography: capturing the world of outdoor sports. Michael Clark. 778.71 CLA
  • Dream backyards. 690.89 DRE
  • Exploring America’s wild & scenic rivers. Douglas H. Chadwick. 917.3 CHA
  • Exploring the Boundary Waters: a trip planner and guide to the BWCAW. Daniel Pauly. 797.122 PAU
  • Fifty places to hike before you die: outdoor experts share the world’s greatest destinations. Chris Santella. 796.51 SAN
  • Fishing for everyone. Scott Bowen. 799.1 BOW
  • Flyfisher’s guide to Michigan. Jim Bedford. 799.1 BED
  • Freshwater fishing secrets. 799.11 FRE
  • Garden design for small spaces: from backyards to balconies to rooftops. Keith Corlett. 712.6 COR
  • Garden ideas & outdoor living. 635 BET
  • Getting started in powerboating. Bob Armstrong. 797.125 ARM
  • Go outside!: over 130 activities for outdoor adventures. Nancy Blakey. 796.083 BLA
  • Golf’s ultimate eighteen: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Amy Alcott, and other golf greats reveal favorite holes to create the ultimate fantasy course. Steve Eubanks. 796.352 EUB
  • The great American staycation: how to make a vacation at home fun for the whole family (and your wallet!) Matt Wixon. 790.191 WIX
  • Great city parks. Alan Tate. 712.5 TAT
  • The greatest fly fishing around the world. 799.124 GRE
  • The greatest sailing stories ever told. 797.124 GRE
  • Grill it! Chris Schlesinger. 641.578 SCH
  • Guide to the state parks of the United States. 917.304 GUI
  • Hiking America’s geology. Toni Eugene. 917.3 EUG
  • Hiking and backpacking. 796.51 HIK
  • Hiking Indiana. Phil Bloom. 796.51 BLO
  • Hiking Michigan. Roger E. Storm. 796.51 STO
  • Hook, line, & seeker: a beginner’s guide to fishing, boating, and watching water wildlife. Jim Arnosky. Y 799.1 ARN
  • Immersion travel USA: the best and most meaningful volunteering, living, and learning excursions. Sheryl Kayne. 917.3 KAY
  • Indiana best hikes. Alan McPherson. Ind. Coll. 917.72 MACP
  • Insiders’ guide to Boulder & Rocky Mountain National Park. Roz Brown. 917.886 BRO
  • Insiders’ guide to Grand Canyon and northern Arizona. Todd R. Berger. 917.913 BER
  • Introducing your kids to the outdoors. Christopher Van Tilburg. 796.083 VAN
  • Kayaking: outdoor adventures. 797.1224 KAY
  • Kerplunk!: stories. Patrick F. McManus. 814 MACM, CD 814 MACM
  • Knack hiking & backpacking: a complete illustrated guide. Buck Tilton. 796.54 TIL
  • Landscaping for privacy: innovated ways to turn your outdoor space into a peaceful retreat. Marty Wingate. 712.6 WIN
  • Last child in the woods: saving our children from nature-deficit disorder. Richard Louv. 155.418 LOU
  • The living Great Lakes. Jerry Dennis. 977 DEN
  • The lost art of walking: the history, science, philosophy, and literature of pedestrianism. Geoff Nicholson. 796.51 NIC
  • Mammals of the national parks. John H. Burde, George A. Feldhamer. 599.09 BUR
  • The most beautiful walk in the world: a pedestrian in Paris. John Baxter. 914.436 BAX
  • Mountaineering. 796.522 MOU
  • Mountaineering: essential skills for hikers and climbers. Alun Richardson. 796.522 RIC
  • National Geographic guide to national parks of the United States. 917.3 NAT
  • National Geographic guide to national parks. West. 917.8 NAT
  • National Geographic guide to the national parks.  Alaska. 917.98 NAT
  • National Geographic guide to the national parks. East & Midwest. 917.4 NAT
  • The national parks: America’s best idea. 333.78 DUN, CD 917.3 DUN, DVD 917.3
  • The Nature Conservancy’s guide to Indiana preserves. Ind. Coll. 508.772 NAT
  • The nature-friendly garden: creating a backyard haven for plants, wildlife, and people. Marlene A. Condon. 639.92 CON
  • The nature handbook: a guide to observing the great outdoors. Ernest H. Williams, Jr. 508 WIL
  • Nature walks in southern Indiana. Alan McPherson. IC 917.72 MAC
  • New backyard idea book. Natalie Ermann Russell. 717 RUS
  • New complete sailing manual. Steve Sleight. 797.124 SLE
  • Nine ways to cross a river. Akiko Busch. 551.483 BUS
  • Noah’s children: restoring the ecology of childhood. Sara Stein. 649.5 STE
  • The 101 best outdoor towns: unspoiled places to visit, live & play. Sarah Tuff. 917.304 TUF
  • The 175 best camp games: a handbook for leaders. Kathleen, Laura & Mary Fraser. 790.15 FRA, J 790.15 FRA
  • 1001 fly-fishing tips. 799.124 ONE
  • 1001 ideas for outdoor spaces: the ultimate sourcebook. Brett Martin. 728.93 MAR
  • Our magnificent wilderness. Claes Grundsten, Peter Hanneberg. 910 GUN
  • Our national parks: tours with rangers. John M. Thompson. 917.3 THO
  • The outdoor athlete. Courtenay Schurman, Doug Schurman. 796.5 SCH
  • Outdoor survival guide. Randy Gerke. 796.54 GER
  • Outdoor weddings. Mallory Samson. 395.22 SAM
  • Outdoor woodwork. Alan Bridgewater. 684.18 BRI
  • Parklands of the Midwest. Dan Kaercher. 917.7 KAE
  • People, parks, and perceptions: a history and appreciation of Indiana state parks. Glory-June Greiff. Ind. Coll. 917.72 GRE
  • Perfect porches: designing welcoming spaces for outdoor living. Paula S. Wallace. 643.55 WAL
  • Picnics. Hilary Heminway. 641.578 HEM
  • Picnics, potlucks & prizewinners: celebrating Indiana hospitality with 4-H families and friends. Ind. Coll. 641.5 PIC
  • Pools, patios, and fabulous outdoor living spaces. Tina Skinner, Melissa Cardona. 728.96 SKI
  • Popular mechanics outdoor & garden projects. Albert Jackson, David Day. 717 JAC
  • Porch parties: cocktail recipes and easy ideas for outdoor entertaining. Denise Gee. 641.568 GEE
  • Prairie: a North American guide. Suzanne Winckler. 917 WIN
  • Rail-trails. Midwest, Great Lakes. 917.7 RAI
  • Return to wild America: a yearlong search for the continent’s natural soul. Scott Weidensaul. 578.097 WEI
  • Rite of passage: tales of backpacking `round Europe. Y 914 RIT
  • Rock climbing. 796.5223 ROC
  • Run, jump, hide, slide, splash: the 200 best outdoor games ever. Joe Rhatigan. 796 RHA
  • Sailing. 797.124 SAI
  • Saltwater fishing made easy. Martin Pollizotto. 799.16 POL
  • SAS survival guide. John “Lofty” Wiseman. 613.69 WIS
  • Sentimental living from the porch: four seasons of hospitality. Alda Ellis. 747.79 ELL
  • Serious barbecue. Adam Perry Lang. 641.5784 PER
  • Snowshoeing. Gene Prater. 796.92 PRA
  • Spiritual gardening: creating sacred space outdoors. Peg Streep. 635.01 STR
  • Stolen water: saving the Everglades from its friends, foes, and Florida. W. Hodding Carter. 917.593 CAR
  • Suburban safari: a year on the lawn. Hannah Holmes. 577.56 HOL
  • Temple Stream: a rural odyssey. Bill Roorbach. 974.1 ROO
  • Trailer life directory: 2012 guide to RV parks and campgrounds. 910.468 TRA
  • Trout eyes. William G. Tapply. 799.124 TAP
  • 25 projects for outdoorsmen: quick and easy plans for the backcountry and the backyard. Leo Somma, Peter J. Fiduccia. 684.18 SOM
  • Ultimate adventures: a rough guide to adventure travel. Greg Witt. 910.202 WIT
  • Unexpected Indiana: a portfolio of natural landscapes. Ron Leonetti. Ind. Coll. 977.2 LEO
  • Water skiing and wakeboarding. Ben Favret. 797.35 FAV
  • Wilderness survival for dummies. John Haslett, Cameron M. Smith. 796.54 HAS
  • Wilderness survival handbook: primitive skills for short-term survival and long-term comfort. Michael Pewtherer. 613.69 PEW
  • Wildlands of the upper South. John M. Thompson. 917.5 THO
  • Windsurfing. Ken Winner. 797.33 WIN
  • Woodall’s Eastern campground directory. 917.068 WOO
  • Woodall’s Western campground directory. 917.068 WOO
  • Yosemite. George Wuerthner. 917.944 WUE

BIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR / TRAVELOGUE

  • Amazon extreme: three ordinary guys, one rubber raft, and the most dangerous river on earth. Colin Angus, Ian Mulgrew. 918.11 ANG
  • Beneath blossom rain: discovering Bhutan on the toughest trek in the world. Kevin Grange. 915.498 GRA
  • The black Nile: one man’s amazing journey through peace and war on the world’s longest river. Dan Morrison. 916.2 MOR
  • A blistered kind of love: one couple’s trial by trail. Angela & Duffy Ballard. 917.9 BAL
  • The cure for anything is salt water: how I threw my life overboard and found happiness at sea. Mary South. B South
  • Eat, sleep, ride: how I braved bears, badlands, and big breakfasts in my quest to cycle the tour divide. Paul Howard. 796.63 HOW
  • Far Appalachia: following the New River north. Noah Adams. 917.54 ADA
  • Fire season: field notes from a wilderness lookout. Philip Connors. 634.96 CON, CD 634.96 CON
  • Four quarters of light: a journey through Alaska. Brian Keenan. 917.98 KEE
  • From the jaws of death: extreme true adventures of man vs. nature. 910.4 FRO
  • Kayak morning: reflections on love, grief, and small boats. Roger Rosenblatt. 155.937 ROS
  • The ledge: an adventure story of friendship and survival on Mount Rainier. Jim Davidson, Kevin Vaughan. 796.522 DAV, CD 796.522 DAV
  • The lost girls: three friends, four continents, one unconventional detour around the world. Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett, Amanda Pressner. 910.41 BAG
  • The mad fisherman. Charlie Moore. B Moore
  • No shortcuts to the top: climbing the world’s 14 highest peaks. Ed Viesturs. 796.522 VIE
  • Rowing to latitude. Jill Fredston. B Fredston
  • Running dry: a journey from source to sea down the Colorado River. Jonathan Waterman. 979.13 WAT
  • Shadow Mountain: a memoir of wolves, a woman, and the wild. Renee Askins. Y 599.773 ASK
  • Swimming to Antarctica. Lynne Cox. 797.21 COX
  • Traversa. Fran Sandham. 916 SAN
  • Walking home: a traveler in the Alaskan wilderness, a journey into the human heart. Lynn Schooler. 979.82 SCH
  • Walking the Gobi. Helen Thayer. 915.173 THA
  • Walking to Vermont. Christopher Wren. 917.4 WRE
  • Wild: from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Cheryl Strayed. B Strayed

FICTION

  • Avalanche. Patrick F. McManus. Mystery MACM
  • Boys, bears, and a serious pair of hiking boots. Abby McDonald. Y Fic MACD, Y AUDIO Playaway MACD
  • The grace that keeps this world. Tom Bailey. Fic BAI
  • Raging river. Pam Withers. Y Fic WIT
  • Rapids. Tim Parks. Fic PAR

REFERENCE

  • Summer programs for kids & teenagers. R 796.542 SUM
  • Trailer life directory: campground, RV parks & services. R 917.068 TRA
  • Wildlands philanthropy. R 917.3 BUT

MAGAZINES

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • Bicycle riding and other poems. Sandra Olson Liatsos. J 811 LIA
  • The boy who drew birds: a story of John James Audubon. Jacqueline Davies. EB Audubon
  • Camping. Nancy Hundal. Pic HUN
  • Camping. Tim Seeberg. J 796.54 SEE
  • Canoeing and kayaking. Lois Rock. J 797.1 ROC
  • Career ideas for kids who like animals and nature. Diane Lindsey Reeves. J 331.702 REE
  • Fishing. Julie K. Lundgren. J 799.1 LUN
  • Follow the trail: a young person’s guide to the great outdoors. Jessica Loy. J 796.54 LOY
  • Freshwater fishing. Carol K. Lindeen. J 799.1 LIN
  • Get out!: outdoor activities kids can enjoy everywhere (except indoors). Hallie Warshaw. J 796 WAR
  • Grand Canyon. Valerie Bodden. J 979.1 BOD
  • The green line: a walk in the park. Polly Farquharson. Pic FAR
  • Hunting. Julie K. Lundgren. J 799.2 LUN
  • Keeping up with Grandma. John Winch. Pic WIN
  • The kids’ guide to nature adventures. Joe Rhatigan. J 508 RHA
  • Lily’s church camp adventure. Nancy Rue. J RUE
  • Making shelter. Neil Champion. J 613.69 CHA
  • The most perfect spot. Diane Goode. Pic GOO
  • My mama had a dancing heart. Libba Moore Gray. Pic GRA, J AUDIO Book and Cassette GRA
  • Mosquitoes are ruining my summer!: and other silly dilly camp songs. Alan Katz. J 782.42 KAT
  • Night of the howling dogs. Graham Salisbury. J SAL
  • The 175 best camp games: a handbook for leaders. Kathleen, Laura & Mary Fraser. J 790.15 FRA
  • Outdoor games! Lisa Regan. J 790.1 REG
  • Outside the lines: poetry at play. Brad Burg. E 811 BUR
  • Owen Foote, frontiersman. Stephanie Greene. J GRE
  • Piggy and Dad go fishing. David Martin. Pic MAR
  • Quiet night. Marilyn Singer. Pic SIN
  • Rough & rugged Lily. Nancy Rue. J RUE
  • Sammy Keyes and the wild things. Wendelin Van Draanen. J VAN
  • The scout’s outdoor cookbook. Christine & Tim Conners. J 641.578 CON
  • Skunk scout. Laurence Yep. J YEP
  • A stick is an excellent thing: poems celebrating outdoor play. Marilyn Singer. J 811 SIN
  • Toasting marshmallows: camping poems. Kristine O’Connell George. J 811 GEO
  • A week in the woods. Andrew Clements. J CLE
  • White water. Linda I. Shands. J SHA
  • Wild hike. Jake Maddox. J MAD

DVDS / VIDEOS

  • America‘s national parks. DVD 917.3
  • Barney’s outdoor fun! DVD Children B, VIDEO
  • The beginners guide to camping. DVD 796.54
  • Caillou’s summer vacation. DVD Children C
  • Dorf goes fishing. DVD Comedy D
  • Everglades: America’s wild spaces. DVD 917.593
  • Fishing with Roland Martin. DVD 799.177
  • Flower care. Jerry Baker. DVD 635.9
  • Franklin goes to camp. DVD Children F
  • Fun in the sun (Kipper). DVD Children K
  • Glacier National Park. DVD 917.865, BLU 917.865
  • Grand Canyon: America’s wild spacesDVD 917.913
  • The great outdoors! DVD Children E
  • Let’s go, Chipper. Into the great outdoors. DVD Children L
  • Man’s favorite sport? DVD Comedy M
  • Martha’s summer favorites. DVD 642
  • National parks collection: special features. DVD 917.3
  • The natural heritage of Indiana. DVD 508.772
  • Naturally Indiana. DVD 917.72
  • Old joy. DVD Drama O
  • Outdoor eating. DVD 641.578
  • Share the road: tales from a band of gypsy bikers. DVD 796.64
  • Trek: a journey on the Appalachian Trail. DVD 796.51
  • Yellowstone. DVD 917.875
  • Yosemite. DVD 917.944
  • Yosemite 4 kids. DVD J 917.944

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