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50 Hikes in Alaska's Kenai Peninsula
by Taz Tally
Countryman, July 2008
The Kenai Peninsula, with its proximity to Anchorage, is unarguably the gateway to the great outdoors of Alaska for vast numbers of visitors and locals alike. The descriptive narrative of each hike allows you to choose which ones to actually take, and the excellent maps will provide you with the right tools for visiting one of the most beautiful parts of Alaska. 50 black & white photographs.

Alaska's Kenai Peninsula Wildlife Viewing Trail Guide
by Doug O'Harra, Katherine Hocker and others.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game, June 2007
This book features 65 wildlife viewing sites that highlight the diversity of animals and habitats found on the Kenai Peninsula. Visit all of the sites and you will have explored the Kenai Fjords National Park, the Chugach National Forest, many Alaska State Parks, the Kenai and Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuges, and several state refuges. Watch for wildlife from your car, on foot, by bike, with a canoe or kayak, and by state ferry or tour boat. And, return throughout the seasons to full discover the bears, moose, whales, salmon, eagles, otters, loons, warblers, starfish, dragonflies, and other wildlife on the Kenai. This guide provides details on how to get to each site, what to look for when you are there, and special tips to make the most of your visit. You will also find information on wildlife species and habitats, seasonal wildlife activities, public lands, viewing, safety, and a checklist of the birds of the Kenai Peninsula.

Whitehorse & Area Hikes & Bikes
by Yukon Conservation Society
Lost Moose Publishing, May 2005
Since it was first published in 1995, Whitehorse & Area Hikes & Bikes has been the definitive guide to hiking and mountain biking trails in the Whitehorse area. It contains comprehensive information on everything from easy walks along the Yukon River to alpine mountain biking adventures. Now completely revised with updated trail information, maps and photos, this new edition of Hikes & Bikes will continue to appeal to Sunday strollers and hardcore hikers alike.

Hiking Alaska, 2nd: A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures
by Dean Littlepage
Falcon; 2nd edition, August 2006
Fully updated and revised, this guide is the perfect introduction to hiking the great state of Alaska, with millions of acres of wilderness waiting to be explored. It features one hundred hikes in Alaska's national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, wilderness areas, and state parks. Also included are hikes for all ages and abilities as well as maps for each hike and more than forty black and white photos.

Alaska Off the Beaten Path
by Deb Vanasse and Melissa DeVaughn
Globe Pequot; 6th edition, February 2008
224 pages
In a state where everything is a bit off the beaten path, this guide deliberately includes some of Alaska's most offbeat attractions. Visit the driftwood-covered Arctic Brotherhood Hall in Skagway or the smallest desert in the world in southern Yukon; or try gourmet pickled fiddlehead ferns near Talkeetna.

Discover Southeast Alaska With Pack & Paddle
by Margaret Piggott
Mountaineers Books; 2nd edition, August 1990

Alaska Atlas and Gazetteer
Delorme Mapping Company; 5th edition, January 2004
The first choice of outdoors enthusiasts. Beautiful, detailed, large-format maps of every state. Perfect for home and office reference, and a must for all your vehicles.