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Bibliography

Bibliography

Some of the books listed here are out of print. For current information, refer to Books In Print. We list addresses for some small publishers whose books are not easily found in stores. For more bibliographical information on river running books, refer to Ronald Ziegler, Wilderness Waterways: The Whole Water Reference for Paddlers, an excellent source book with complete annotations (see below: Other Source Books, General). For local maps and for guides published by government agencies, see the specific river chapter. For books on river conservation and water politics, see the end of Appendix V.

1. River Guides - General

  • Jenkinson, Michael. Wild Rivers of North America. 2d ed. New York: Dutton, 1981. 409 pp.
  • Penny, Richard. The Whitewater Sourcebook: A Directory of Information on American Whitewater Rivers. 2d ed. Birmingham: Menasha Ridge Press, 1991. 375 pp.
  • River Information Digest, Western Region. American River Management Society (P.O. Box 621911, Littleton, CO 80162), 1992. 204 pp.

- Idaho and Northern Rockies

  • Amaral, Grant. Idaho -- The Whitewate State: A Guidebook. Watershed Books (P.O. Box 721, Boise, ID 83701), 1990. 315 pp.
  • Belknap, Buzz and Verne Huser. Snake River Guide. Boulder City, NV: Westwater Books, 1972. 72 pp.
  • Fischer, Hank. The Floater's Guide to Montana. 2d ed. Billings, MT: Falcon Press, 1986. 152 pp.
  • Garren, John. Idaho River Tours: A Guide to Touring Idaho's Most Popular Wilderness Whitewater Rivers. Garren Publishing (01008 SW Comus, Portland, OR 97219), 1987. 125 pp.
  • Geier, Dick and Todd Graeff. A River Runners Guide to Idaho. Boise: Idaho Dept. of Parks and Recreation & BLM, 1980. 47 pp.
  • Lewis, Dan. Paddle and Portage: The Floater's Guide to Wyoming Rivers. The Wyoming Naturalist (P.O. Box 863, Douglas, WY 82633), 1991. 185 pp.
  • Moore, Greg and Don McClaran. Idaho Whitewater: The Complete River Guide for Canoeists, Rafters and Kayakers. Class VI Whitewater (P.O. Box 1794, McCall, ID 83638), 1989. 220 pp.
  • Nichols, River Runners' Guide to Utah and Adjacent Areas. Full listing in Canyon Country region.
  • Quinn, James M., James W. Quinn, and James G. King. Hells Canyon of the Snake River. Portland: Frank Amato Publications, n.d.
  • Quinn, James M., James W. Quinn, and James G. King. Handbook to the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Portland: Frank Amato Publications, 1981. 186 pp.
  • Schafer, Canoeing Western Waterways: The Mountain States. Full listing in Colorado Rockies region.
  • Thompson, Curt. Floating and Recreation on Montana Rivers. Curt Thompson (P.O. Box 392, Lakeside, MT 59922), 1993. 370 pp.
  • Three Forks of the Flathead River Floating Guide. Glacier Natural History Assn. (P.O. Box 327, West Glacier, MT 59936), 1989. 36 pp.

Colorado Rockies

  • Anderson and Hopkinson, Rivers of the Southwest. Full listing in Canyon Country region.
  • Cassady, Jim and Fryar Calhoun. Upper Arkansas River: Whitewater Map and Guide. North Fork Press, 1987. Distributed by Rivers & Mountains, 862 San Antonio Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94306; (415) 424-1213.
  • Cassady, Jim and Fryar Calhoun. Lower Arkansas River: Whitewater Map and Guide. North Fork Press, 1987. Distributed by Rivers & Mountains (see above).
  • Cassady, Jim and Fryar Calhoun. Rio Grande Whitewater Map and Guide. North Fork Press, 1987. Distributed by Rivers & Mountains (see above).
  • DeVries, Ralph and Stephen Maurer. Dolores River Guide. Southwest Natural & Cultural Heritage Assn. (Drawer E, Albuquerque, NM 87103). Expanded 1993 edition. 73 pp.
  • DeVries, Ralph and Stephen Maurer. Guide to the Wild and Scenic Rio Grande. Southwest Natural & Cultural Heritage Assn. (Drawer E, Albuquerque, NM 87103). Publication in spring 1994.
  • Lewis, Paddle and Portage. Full listing in Idaho and Northern Rockies region.
  • Maddox, Bryan Green. River Guide to the Cache la Poudre River. Bellevue, CO: Maddog Publishing, 1993. 73 pp.
  • Maurer, Stephen G. Guide to New Mexico's Popular Rivers and Lakes. Heritage Associates (P.O. Box 6291, Albuquerque, NM 87197), 1983. 53 pp.
  • Maurer, Stephen G. Guide to Wild & Scenic Rio Chama. Southwest Natural & Cultural Heritage Assn. (Drawer E, Albuquerque, NM 87103), 1991. 28 pp.
  • New Mexico Whitewater: A Guide to River Trips. New Mexico State Parks Division (Natural Resources Dept., 141 East De Vargas, P.O. Box 1147, Santa Fe, NM 87503), 1983. 69 pp.
  • Perry, Earl. Rivers of Colorado: Ten Easy River Trips in the Mountains, Canyons and Plains of Colorado. Colorado Springs, CO: National Organization for River Sports, 1978. 60 pp.
  • Rampton, Thomas G. River Runner's Guide to Brown's Canyon. Thomas G. Rampton (Box 601, Buena Vista, CO 81211), 1987. 57 pp.
  • Schaefer, Ann. Canoeing Western Waterways: The Mountain States. New York: Harper & Row, 1978. 279 pp.
  • Staub, Frank. The Upper Arkansas River: Rapids, History & Nature Mile By Mile. Golden, CO: Fulcrum, 1988. 265 pp.
  • Stohlquist, Jim. Colorado Whitewater: A Guide to the Difficult Rivers and Streams of the Rocky Mountain State Region. Buena Vista, CO: Colorado Kayak Supply, 1982. 157 pp.
  • Wheat, Doug. The Floaters' Guide to Colorado. Billings, MT: Falcon Press, 1983. 296 pp.

Canyon Country

  • Aitchison, Stewart. A Naturalist's San Juan River Guide. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing, 1983. 57 pp.
  • Anderson, Fletcher and Ann Hopkinson. Rivers of the Southwest: A Boaters Guide to the Rivers of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona. 2d ed. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing, 1982. 135 pp.
  • Baars, Don. A River Runner's Guide to Cataract Canyon and Approaches. Lawrence, KS: Ca-on Publishers, 1987. 81 pp.
  • Baars, Don and Gene Stevenson. San Juan Canyons: A River Runner's Guide. Lawrence, KS: Ca-on Publishers, 1986. 65 pp.
  • Belknap, Bill, Buzz Belknap, and Loie Belknap Evans. Canyonlands River Guide: Westwater, Lake Powell, Canyonlands National Park. Boulder City, NV: Westwater Books, 1991. 72 pp.
  • Belknap, Buzz and Loie Belknap Evans. Dinosaur River Guide. Boulder City, NV: Westwater Books, 1993. 64 pp.
  • Belknap, Buzz and Loie Belknap Evans. Grand Canyon River Guide. Boulder City, NV: Westwater Books, 1989. 96 pp.
  • DeVries, Ralph and Stephen G. Maurer. Dolores River Guide. Albuquerque, NM: Southwest Natural & Cultural Heritage Assn. (Drawer E, Albuquerque, NM 87103), 1993. 96 pp.
  • Evans, Loie Belknap and Buzz Belknap. Desolation River Guide: Green River Wilderness. Boulder City, NV: Westwater Books, 1992. 56 pp.
  • Gernant, Bob, Barbara Hinton, and Mel Hughes. The Canyons of Dinosaur National Monument: A River Runners' Guide and Natural History of the Green and Yampa River Canyons. Lawrence, KS: Ca-on Publishers, 1992. 96 pp.
  • Hayes, Philip T. and George C. Simmons. River Runner's Guide to Dinosaur National Monument and Vicinity, With Emphasis on Geologic Features. Rev. ed. Denver: Powell Society, 1973. 78 pp.
  • Huser, Verne. Canyon Country Paddles: A Practical, Informative, and Entertaining Guide to River Running Using the Kayak, Canoe, or Rubber Raft in Southeastern Utah. Canyon Country Guide Book No. 12. Salt Lake City: Wasatch Publishers, 1978. 96 pp.
  • Kelsey, Michael R. River Guide to Canyonlands National Park and Vicinity. Kelsey Publishing (456 E 100. N., Provo, UT 84606), 1991. 256 pp.
  • Kruse, Dale. Yampa River Guide: Craig to Maybell. Dale Kruse, 1991. 17 pp. (Order from Museum of Northwest Colorado, 590 Yampa Ave., Craig, CO 81625.)
  • Mutschler, Felix E. River Runner's Guide to Canyonlands National Park and Vicinity, with Emphasis on Geologic Features. Rev. ed. Denver: Powell Society, 1977. 99 pp.
  • Mutschler, Felix E. River Runner's Guide to the Canyons of the Green and Colorado Rivers, with Emphasis on Geologic Features; Desolation and Gray Canyons. River Runners' Guides, vol. 4. Denver: Powell Society, 1969. 85 pp.
  • Nichols, Gary C. River Runners' Guide to Utah and Adjacent Areas. Rev. ed. Salt Lake City: Univ. of Utah, 1986. 168 pp.
  • Perry, Rivers of Colorado. Full listing in Colorado Rockies region.
  • Rampton, Thomas G. River Guide to Desolation and Grays Canyons on the Green River, Utah: A Mile by Mile Guide to the Green River Between the Towns of Ouray and Green River. Blacktail Enterprises (14800 County Rd. 270, Nathrop, CO 81236), 1992. 68 pp.
  • Schafer, Canoeing Western Waterways: The Mountain States. Full listing in Colorado Rockies region.
  • Simmons, George C. and David L. Gaskill. Marble Gorge and Grand Canyon. River Runners' Guides, vol. 3. Denver: Powell Society, 1969. 132 pp.
  • Stevens, Larry. The Colorado River in Grand Canyon: A Comprehensive Guide to Its Natural and Human History. 3d ed. Red Lake Books (P.O. Box 1315, Flagstaff, AZ 86002), 1987. 115 pp.
  • Wheat, The Floaters Guide to Colorado. Full listing in Colorado Rockies region.

Southwestern Border

  • Anderson and Hopkinson, Rivers of the Southwest. Full listing in Canyon Country region.
  • Arizona Rivers & Streams Guide. Arizona State Parks (800 W. Washington, Suite 145, Phoenix, AZ 85007), 1989. 182 pp.
  • Aulbach, Louis and Joe Butler. The Lower Canyons of the Rio Grande: La Linda to Dryden Crossing -- Maps and Notes for River Runners. Houston: Wilderness Area Map Service, 1988. (Available from Louis Aulbach, 3002 Helberg Road, Houston, TX 77092.) 91 pp.
  • A Boating Trail Guide to the Colorado River: Davis Dam to Parker Dam. California Dept. of Boating & Waterways, 1629 S St., Sacramento, CA 95814; (916) 445-2616.
  • Hollister, Dana. A Riverrunner's Guide to the Salt River. Dana Hollister (P.O. Box 56784, Phoenix, AZ 85079). 30 pp.
  • Humphrey, Mary E. Running the Rio Grande: A Floaters Guide to the Big Bend. Austin, TX: AAR/Tantalus, 1981. 66 pp.
  • Kirkley, Gene. A Guide to Texas Rivers and Streams: Floating, Fishing, and Fun on Texas Waterways. Lone Star Books (P.O. Box 2608, Houston, TX 77252), 1983. 107 pp.
  • Maurer, Guide to New Mexico's Popular Rivers and Lakes. Full listing in Colorado Rockies region.
  • New Mexico Whitewater: A Guide to River Trips. New Mexico State Parks Division. Full listing in Colorado Rockies region.
  • Nolen, Ben and Bob Marramore. Texas Rivers and Rapids: Canoe and Backpack Guide Book. Ben Nolen and Bob Narramore (3610 Maruis Drive, Garland, TX 75042), 1987. 164 pp.
  • Rink, Glenn, ed. A Guide to Salt River Canyon: Natural History and River Running. Worldwide Exploration, Inc. (P.O. Box 686, Flagstaff, AZ 86002), 1990. 73 pp.
  • River Guide to the Rio Grande: Colorado Canyon through Santa Elena Canyon. Vols. 1<196>4. John Pearson, ed. Big Bend Natural History Assn. (P.O. Box 68, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834), 1982.
  • Slingluff, Jim. Verde River Recreation Guide. Golden West Publishers (4113 N. Longview Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85014), 1990. 173 pp.

California

  • Cassady, Jim and Fryar Calhoun. California Whitewater: A Guide to the Rivers. 2d rev. ed. Berkeley: North Fork Press, 1990. 299 pp. Available from Rivers & Mountains, 862 San Antonio Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306; (415) 424-1213.
  • Cassady, Jim and Fryar Calhoun. South Fork American River Whitewater Map and Guide. North Fork Press, 1983. Available from Rivers & Mountains (see above).
  • Cassady, Jim and Fryar Calhoun. Tuolumne River Whitewater Map and Guide. North Fork Press, 1983. Available from Rivers & Mountains (see above).
  • Cassady, Jim and Fryar Calhoun. Lower Kern River Whitewater Map and Guide, Upper Kern River Whitewater Map and Guide, and Forks of Kern Whitewater Map and Guide. North Fork Press, 1983. Available from Rivers & Mountains (see above).
  • Cassidy, John. A Guide To Three Rivers: The Stanislaus, Tuolumne and South Fork of the American. San Francisco: Friends of the River Books, 1981. 295 pp.
  • Dwyer, Ann. Canoeing Waters of California. Kentfield, CA: GBH Press, 1973. 95 pp.
  • Dwyer, Ann. California Paddle Trails. Windsor, CA: GBH Press. Scheduled for 1994 publication.
  • Holbek, Lars and Chuck Stanley. A Guide To The Best Whitewater In The State Of California. 2d ed. San Francisco: Friends of the River Books, 1988. 281 pp.
  • Quinn, James M. and James W. Quinn. Handbook to the Klamath River Canyon. Portland: Frank Amato Publications, 1983. 181 pp.
  • Martin, Charles. Sierra Whitewater: A Paddler's Guide to the Rivers of California's Sierra Nevada. Charles Martin (P.O. Box 57, Wayland, MA 01778), 1974. 192 pp.
  • Murphy, Shane. The Lore & Legend of the East Fork: A Historical Guide For Floating The East Carson River. Carson River Conservation Fund (P.O. Box 1221, Dephyr Cove, NV 89448), 1982. 74 pp.
  • Schafer, Ann. Canoeing Western Waterways: The Coastal States. New York: Harper & Row, 1978. 272 pp.
  • Schwind, Dick. West Coast River Touring: Rogue River Canyon & South. Beaverton, OR: Touchstone Press, 1974. 225 pp.
  • The American River: North, Middle & South Forks. Wilderness Conservancy. Protect American River Canyons (Box 9312, Auburn, CA 95604), 1989. 320 pp.
  • Wright, Terry. Guide to Geology and Rapids, South Fork American River. Wilderness Interpretation Publications (P.O. Box 279-P, Forestville, CA 95436), 1981.
  • Wright, Terry. Rocks and Rapids of the Tuolumne River: A Guide to Natural and Human History. Wilderness Interpretation Publications (see above), 1983. 88 pp.

Pacific Northwest

  • A River-Runner's Guide to the Middle Owyhee: Three Forks to Rome. River Graphics (P.O. Box 3427, Breckenridge, CO 80424), 1988.
  • Arighi, Scott and Margaret S. Arighi. Wildwater Touring: Techniques and Tours. New York: Macmillan, 1974. 334 pp.
  • Bennett, Jeff. A Guide to the Whitewater Rivers of Washington. Swiftwater Publishing (P.O. Box 3031, Portland, OR 97208), 1991. 304 pp.
  • Campbell, Arthur. John Day River Drift and Historical Guide. Portland: Frank Amato Publications, 1980. 90 pp.
  • Corliss, Ralph, and Richard Chase. Backpaddlers Guide to the North Umpqua River. Book 1: Soda Springs Dam to Gravel Bin; Book 2: Gravel Bin to Cable Crossing; Book 3: Cable Crossing to Winchester Dam. Walk on Water Publications (646 SE Jackson, Roseburg, OR 97470), 1990, 1993.
  • Crawford, Doc. Driftboater's Guide to the Upper McKenzie: Olallie to Leaburg Lake. Northwest Rivers Publishing (2133 Centennial Plaza, Eugene, OR 97401), 1986. 86 pp.
  • Furrer, Werner. Water Trails of Washington. Signpost Books (8912 192d SW, Edmonds, WA 98020), 1979. 96 pp.
  • Garren, John. Oregon River Tours. Rev. ed. Portland: Garren Publishing (01008 SW Comus, Portland, OR 97219), 1991. 270 pp.
  • Huser, Verne. Paddle Routes of Western Washington: 50 Flatwater Trips for Canoe and Kayak. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1990. 240 pp.
  • Jones, Philip N. Canoe Routes: Northwest Oregon. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1982. 157 pp.
  • Kovalik, Vladimir. The Rogue River Guide: A Comprehensive Guide to the Natural and Human History of the Rogue River. Vladimir Kovalik (12035 Galice Road, Merlin, OR 97532). 85 pp.
  • Korb, Gary. A Paddler's Guide to the Olympic Peninsula. 2d ed. Gary Korb (4930 Geiger Rd., Port Orchard, WA 98366), 1992. 216 pp.
  • LeRoux, Dave and Martha Rudersdorf. Paddle Washington: Water Trips for Canoes and Sea Kayaks. Seattle: Neah Bay Books, 1984. 163 pp.
  • North, Douglass A. Washington Whitewater: The 34 Best Whitewater Rivers. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1992. 304 pp.
  • Quinn and Quinn, Handbook to the Klamath River Canyon. Full listing in California region.
  • Quinn, James M., James W. Quinn, and James G. King. Handbook to the Rogue River Canyon. Portland: Frank Amato Publications, 1978. 133 pp.
  • Quinn, James M., James W. Quinn, and James G. King. Handbook to the Deschutes River Canyon. Portland: Frank Amato Publications, 1979. 148 pp.
  • Quinn, James M, James W. Quinn, and James G. King. Handbook to the Illinois River Canyon. Portland: Frank Amato Publications, 1979. 162 pp.
  • Quinn, James M., James W. Quinn, and James G. King. Hells Corner Gorge of the Upper Klamath. Portland: Frank Amato Publications, n.d.
  • Schafer, Canoeing Western Waterways: The Coastal States. Full listing in California region.
  • Schwind, West Coast River Touring: Rogue River Canyon & South. Full listing in California region.
  • Soggy Sneakers Guide to Oregon Rivers. Willamette Kayak & Canoe Club, ed. 3d ed. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1994. 304 pp.
  • The Lower Owyhee: A River Runner's Guide. River Graphics (P.O. Box 3427, Breckenridge, CO 80424), 1986.
  • Walker, Michael L. Handbook to the Rogue River's Hog Creek Float. White Water Flips (850 Three Pines Road, Grants Pass, OR 97526), 1989. 127 pp.

2. Other Source Books - General

  • America's Wild and Scenic Rivers. Washington, D.C.: The National Geographic Society, 1983. 199 pp.
  • Amos, William H. The Infinite River: A Biologist's Vision of the World of Water. New York: Ballantine, 1970. 267 pp.
  • Armstead, Lloyd D. Whitewater Rafting in Western North America. Chester, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 1990. 331 pp.
  • Bangs, Richard. Whitewater Adventure: Running America's Great Scenic Rivers. San Diego: Thunder Bay Press, 1990. 144 pp.
  • Bardach, John. Downstream: A Natural History of the River from its Source to the Sea. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1964. 278 pp.
  • Barrow, Pope, ed. The American Whitewater Affiliation Nationwide Whitewater Inventory. American Whitewater Affiliation (P.O. Box 85, Phoenicia, NY 12464), 1990.
  • Bartlett, Richard A., ed. Rolling Rivers: An Encyclopedia of America's Rivers. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984. 398 pp.
  • Bennett, Jeff. Rafting! The Complete Guide to Whitewater Rafting Techniques and Equipment. Swiftwater Publishing (P.O. Box 3031, Portland, OR 97208-3031), 1993.
  • Collins, Robert and Roderick Nash. The Big Drops: Ten Legendary Rapids. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1978. 215 pp.
  • Fradkin, Philip L. A River No More: The Colorado River and the West. New York: Knopf, 1968, 1981. 360 pp.
  • Harder, Kelsie P., ed. Illustrated Dictionary of Place Names, United States and Canada. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1976. 631 pp.
  • Hodgson, Michael. America's Secret Recreation Areas: Your Guide to the Unexplored Lands of the Bureau of Land Management. San Francisco: Foghorn Press, 1993. 512 pp.
  • Huser, Verne, ed. River Reflections: An Anthology. Charlotte, NC: East Woods Press. 268 pp.
  • Norton, Boyd. Rivers of the Rockies. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1975. 160 pp.
  • O'Connor, Cameron and John Lazenby. First Descents: In Search of Wild Rivers. Birmingham: Menasha Ridge Press, 1989. 163 pp.
  • Orr, Elizabeth and William Orr. Rivers of the West: A Guide to the Geology and History. Elizabeth and William Orr (P.O. Box 5286, Eugene, OR 97405), 1985. 334 pp.
  • McGinnis, William. Whitewater Rafting. New York: Quadrangle/New York Times, 1975. 361 pp.
  • Rennicke, Jeff, ed. River Days: Travels on Western Rivers. Golden, CO: Fulcrum, Inc., 1988. 174 pp.
  • Thomas, Bill. American Rivers: A Natural History. New York: Norton, 1978. 221 pp.
  • Waldman, Carl. Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. New York: Facts on File, 1988. 293 pp.
  • Ziegler, Ronald. Wilderness Waterways: The Whole Water Reference for Paddlers. Canoe America Associates (P.O. Box 3146, Kirkland, WA 98083), 1991. 177 pp.

Idaho and the Northern Rockies

  • Alt, David and Donald W. Hyndman. Roadside Geology of Montana. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press, 1986. 427 pp.
  • Ashworth, William. Hells Canyon: The Deepest Gorge on Earth. New York: Hawthorne, 1977. 246 pp.
  • Boone, Lalia Phipps. Idaho Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary. Moscow, ID: Univ. of Idaho Press, 1988. 413 pp.
  • Brooks, Charles. The Living River: A Fisherman's Intimate Profile of the Madison River Watershed -- Its History, Ecology, Lore and Angling Opportunities. New York: Nick Lyon Books, 1979. 207 pp.
  • Carrey, Johnny and Cort Conley. River of No Return. Backeddy Books (P.O. Box 301, Cambridge, ID 83610), 1978. 319 pp.
  • Carrey, Johnny and Cort Conley. The Middle Fork: A Guide. Backeddy Books (see above), 1990.
  • Carrey, Johnny, Cort Conley, and Ace Barton. Snake River of Hells Canyon. Backeddy Books (see above), 1979. 399 pp.
  • Cheney, Roberta Carkeek. Names on the Face of Montana. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press, 1983. 324 pp.
  • DeVoto, Bernard, ed. The Journals of Lewis and Clark. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1953.
  • DuBois, Eliot. An Innocent on the Middle Fork: A Whitewater Adventure in Idaho's Wilderness. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1987. 187 pp.
  • Fritz, William J. Roadside Geology of the Yellowstone Country. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press, 1985. 144 pp.
  • Gildart, Bert. Flathead Country. Helena: Montana Magazine/American Geographic, 1986. 104 pp.
  • Hughes, Dave. The Yellowstone River and Its Angling. Portland: Frank Amato Publications, 1992. 96 pp.
  • Krakel, Dean II. Downriver: A Yellowstone Journey. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1987. 250 pp.
  • Lageson, David and Darwin Spearing. Roadside Geology of Wyoming. Missoula: Mountain Press, 1988. 273 pp.
  • Lavender, David. The Way to the Western Sea. New York: Harper & Row, 1988. 444 pp.
  • Lavender, David. Let Me Be Free: The Nez Perce Tragedy. New York: Harper Collins, 1992. 403 pp.
  • Neihardt, John G. The River and I. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1968; reprint of original 1910 book. 325 pp.
  • Palmer, Tim. The Snake River: Window to the West. Washington, D.C./Covelo, CA: Island Press, 1991. 322 pp.
  • Schultz, James W. Floating on the Missouri. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1979. 142 pp.
  • Urbanek, Mae. Wyoming Place Names. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press, 1988. 233 pp.
  • Vestal, Stanely. The Missouri. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraksa Press, 1945. 368 pp.

Colorado Rockies

  • Chronic, Halka. Roadside Geology of Colorado. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press, 1980. 322 pp.
  • Chronic, Halka. Roadside Geology of New Mexico. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press, 1987. 255 pp.
  • Davis, Clyde Brian. The Arkansas. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1940. 340 pp.
  • Dolson, John. The Black Canyon of the Gunnison: A Story In Stone. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing, 1982. 55 pp.
  • Dorset, Phyllis Flanders. The New El Dorado: The Story of Colorado's Gold and Silver Rushes. New York: Macmillan, 1970. 434 pp.
  • Lavender, David. The Rockies. New York: Harper & Row, 1968. 404 pp.
  • Lavender, David. Colorado River Country. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1982. 238 pp.
  • Rennicke, Jeff. The Rivers of Colorado. Billings, MT: Falcon Press, 1985. 112 pp.
  • Waters, The Colorado. Full listing in Canyon Country region.

Canyon Country

  • Abbey, Edward. Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968. 320 pp.
  • Abbey, Edward and Philip Hyde. Slickrock. Layton, UT: Peregrine Smith, 1987. 143 pp.
  • Abbey, Edward, The Hidden Canyon: A River Journey. Photos by John Blaustein. New York: Viking, 1977. 135 pp.
  • Baars, D. L., ed. Geology of the Canyons of the San Juan River. Durango, CO: Four Corners Geological Society, 1973. 94 pp.
  • Baars, D. L. and C. M. Molenaar. Geology of Canyonlands and Cataract Canyon. Four Corners Geological Society, 1971. 99 pp.
  • Barnes, Frank A. Canyon Country Hiking and Natural History. Salt Lake City: Wasatch Publishers, 1977. 176 pp.
  • Barnes, Frank A. Canyon Country Geology. Salt Lake City: Wasatch Publishers, 1978. 160 pp.
  • Barnes, Frank A., and Michaelene Pendleton. Canyon Country Prehistoric Indians: Their Cultures, Ruins, Artifacts and Rock Art. Salt Lake City: Wasatch Publishers, 1979. 256 pp.
  • Beal, Merrill D. Grand Canyon: The Story Behind the Scenery. 3rd ed. K. C. Publications (P.O. Box 14447, Las Vegas, NV 89114), 1989. 64 pp.
  • Brian, Nancy. River to Rim: A Guide to Place Names along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon from Lake Powell to Lake Mead. Flagstaff: Earthquest Press (P.O. Box 1391, Flagstaff, AZ 86002-1391), 1992. 176 pp.
  • Carothers, Steven and Bryan Brown. The Colorado River through Grand Canyon: Natural History and Human Change. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, 1991. 235 pp.
  • Chronic, Halka. Pages of Stone: Geology of Western National Parks, 4: Grand Canyon and the Plateau Country. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1988. 184 pp.
  • Chronic, Halka. Roadside Geology of Utah. Missoula: Mountain Press, 1990. 336 pp.
  • Clark, Georgie White and Duane Newcomb. Georgie Clark: Thirty Years of River Running. San Francisco: Chronicle Books. 165 pp.
  • Cooley, John. The Great Unknown: The Journals of the Historic First Expedition Down the Colorado River. Northland Publishing (P.O. Box 1389, Flagstaff, AZ 86002), 1988. 207 pp.
  • Collier, Michael. An Introduction to Grand Canyon Geology. Grand Canyon Natural History Assn. (P.O. Box 399, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023), 1980. 42 pp.
  • Crumbo, Kim. A River Runner's Guide to the History of the Grand Canyon. Johnson Books (1880 South 57th Court, Boulder, CO 80301), 1981. 61 pp.
  • Dellenbaugh, Frederick. A Canyon Voyage: The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, 1991. Reprint of a 1908 book. 277 pp.
  • Ghiglieri, Michael P. Canyon. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, 1992. 311 pp.
  • Hagood, Allen, and Linda West. Dinosaur: The Story Behind the Scenery. Rev. ed. K. C. Publications (P.O. Box 14447, Las Vegas, NV 89114), 1990. 48 pp.
  • Hamblin, W. Kenneth, and J. Keith Rigby. Guidebook to the Colorado River, Parts 1 & 2. Provo, UT: Brigham Young Univ. Press, 1968.
  • Hoffman, John F. Grand Canyon Visual. San Diego; Scenic Visuals Publications, 1987. 80 pp.
  • Hughes, J. Donald. In the House of Stone and Light: A Human History of the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon Natural History Assn. (P.O. Box 399, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023), 1978. 137 pp.
  • Kelsey, Michael. Hiking and Exploring Utah's San Rafael Swell. 2d ed. Kelsey Publishing (456 E. 100 N., Provo, UT 84606), 1990. 160 pp.
  • Kolb, E. L. Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, 1989; reprint of original 1914 book. 344 pp.
  • Lambrechtse, Rudi. Hiking the Escalante. Salt Lake City: Wasatch Publishers, 1985. 192 pp.
  • Lavender, David. River Runners of the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon Natural History Assn. (P.O. Box 399, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023), 1985. 147 pp.
  • Lucchitta, Ivo. Canyon Maker: A Geological History of the Colorado River. Special edition of Plateau, vol. 59, no. 2 (1988), Museum of Northern Arizona Press (Rt. 4, Box 720, Flagstaff, AZ 86001). 32 pp.
  • Martin, Russell. A Story That Stands Like A Dam. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1989. 354 pp.
  • Porter, Eliot. The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado River. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1963.
  • Powell, John Wesley. The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons. New York: Dover, 1961; reprint of original 1875 book. 400 pp.
  • Rigby, J. Keith et. al. Guidebook to the Colorado River, Part 3: Moab to Hite, Utah through Canyonlands National Park. Provo, UT: Brigham Young Univ., 1971. 91 pp.
  • Stanton, Robert B. The Colorado River Survey. Salt Lake City: Howe Bros., 1987. Reprint. 319 pp.
  • Stanton, Robert B. Colorado River Controversies. James M. Chalfant, ed. Boulder City, NV: Westwater Books, 1982. New edition of a 1932 book.
  • Stegner, Wallace, ed. This Is Dinosaur: Echo Park Country and Its Magic Rivers. Boulder, CO: Roberts Rinehart, 1983; reprint of original 1955 book. 93 pp.
  • Stegner, Wallace. Beyond The Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1982; reprint of original 1953 book. 438 pp.
  • Waters, Frank. The Colorado. New York: Rinehart, 1946. 400 pp.
  • Watkins, T.H. et al. The Grand Colorado: The Story of a River and Its Canyons. American West Publishing, 1969. 310 pp.
  • Webb, Roy. If We Had A Boat: Green River Explorers, Adventurers and Runners. Salt Lake City: Univ. of Utah Press, 1986. 194 pp.
  • Webb, Roy. Riverman: The Story of Bus Hatch. Labyrinth Publishing (P.O. Box 246, Rock Springs, WY 82902), 1989. 158 pp.
  • Wilde, Kathryn. The San Juan: The Four Corners River. Museum of Northern Arizona (Route 4, Box 720, Flagstaff, AZ 86001), 1991. 32 pp.
  • Zwinger, Ann. Wind in the Rock. New York: Harper & Row, 1978. 258 pp.
  • Zwinger, Ann. Run, River, Run: A Naturalist's Journey Down One of the Great Rivers of the West. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, 1984. 317 pp.

Southwestern Border

  • Barnes, William Croft. Arizona Place Names. Rev. and enlarged by Byrd H. Granger. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, 1960. 519 pp.
  • Calvin, Ross. River of the Sun: Stories of the Storied Gila. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press, 1946. 153 pp.
  • Chronic, Halka. Roadside Geology of Arizona. Missoula: Mountain Press, 1983. 320 pp.
  • Hillerman, Tony and Robert Reynolds. Rio Grande. Portland: Charles H. Belding Graphic Arts Center, 1975. 127 pp.
  • Horgan, Paul. Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1954. 2 vols.
  • Larson, Peggy, with Lane Larson. A Sierra Club Naturalist's Guide to the Deserts of the Southwest. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1977. 285 pp.
  • Parent, Laurence. Big Bend of the Rio Grande. Big Bend Natural History Assn. (P.O. Box 68, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834). Scheduled for 1994 publication.

 


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