Appalachian Great Outdoors

Botanizing, birding, hunting, tracking, hiking, biking, paddling, skiing, motorcycling, climbing, horseback riding, orienteering, farming, foraging, and more -- here's a small sampling of the many resources we recommend for enjoying the natural splendor of the southern highlands.  See a selection from our map collection here.

Hiking the Shining Rock & Middle Prong Wilderness Cover Image
By Tim Homan, Vicky Holifield (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781561456666
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Peachtree Publishers - August 2012

Wherever Waters Flow: A Lifelong Love Affair with Wild Rivers Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780977931408
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Published: Headwaters Publishing - January 1st, 2006

High Vistas, Volume II: An Anthology of Nature Writing from Western North Carolina & the Great Smoky Mountains, 1900-2009 Cover Image
By George Ellison, Elizabeth Ellison (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781596293564
Availability: None new in store (we can order) but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask
Published: History Press (SC) - November 18th, 2011

Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains & Piedmont: A Naturalist's Guide to the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, & Georgi Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780807871720
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - May 16th, 2011

Camping and Woodcraft Cover Image
By George Ellison (Introduction by), Janet McCue (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780937207703
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Published: Great Smoky Mountains Association - May 13th, 1916

Selected Climbs in North Carolina Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780898868555
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Published: Mountaineers Books - August 15th, 2002

Mountain Nature: A Seasonal Natural History of the Southern Appalachians Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780807871164
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of North Carolina Press - April 15th, 2010

Mountain Passages: Natural and Cultural History of Western North Carolina and the Great Smoky Mountains Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596290440
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Published: History Press (SC) - June 2005

High Vistas, Volume I: 1674-1900: An Anthology of Nature Writing from Western North Carolina & the Great Smoky Mountains Cover Image
By George Ellison, Elizabeth Ellison (Illustrator)
$23.00
ISBN: 9781596293557
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Published: Natural History Press - July 2008

Blue Ridge Nature Journal: Reflections on the Appalachian Mountains in Essays and Art Cover Image
By George Ellison, Elizabeth Ellison (Illustrator)
$34.99
ISBN: 9781596291393
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Published: History Press (SC) - October 2006

A History of Hunting in the Great Smoky Mountains Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781596294585
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Published: History Press (SC) - September 2008

The Story of the Plott Hound: Strike & Stay Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781596292628
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: History Press (SC) - December 2007

Fly Fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: An Insider’s Guide to a Pursuit of Passion Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781935342083
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Published: High Country Press - November 13th, 2009

$19.95
SKU: 9781889596211

Hiking the Carolina Mountains Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781889596198
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Published: Milestone Press - April 1st, 2007

North Carolina Hiking Trails, 4th Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781929173471
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Published: Appalachian Mountain Club - April 2005

Hiking North Carolina's Mountains-To-Sea Trail Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780807848876
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - December 11th, 2000

Great Waterfalls of North Carolina: A Guide for Hikers, Photographers, and Waterfall Enthusiasts Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781933251707
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Published: Parkway Publishers - March 30th, 2010

Medicinal Plants of the Southern Appalachians Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780977490509
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Published: Botanologos, Inc. - January 19th, 2006

Appalachian Wildflowers Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780820321813
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Published: University of Georgia Press - April 27th, 2000

Eastern Cougar: Historic Accounts, Scientific Investigations, New Evidence Cover Image
By Chris Bolgiano (Editor), Jerry Roberts (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780811732185
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Published: Stackpole Books - July 27th, 2005

A History of Whitewater Paddling in Western North Carolina:: Water Wise Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781596294356
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Published: History Press (SC) - June 2008

Natural Histories: Stories from the Tennessee Valley Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781572335615
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Published: University of Tennessee Press - April 15th, 2007

Swarm Tree: Of Honeybees, Honeymoons and the Tree of Life Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781596296756
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Published: Natural History Press - May 2009

Best Hikes with Dogs North Carolina Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781594850554
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Published: Mountaineers Books - November 2007

Camping and Woodcraft: Handbook Vacation Campers Travelers Wilderness Cover Image
By Horace Kephart, Jim Casada (Illustrator)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780870495564
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Univ Tennessee Press - April 25th, 1988

Hiking North Carolina's Lookout Towers Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780895873569
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: John F. Blair, Publisher - April 2008

On the Spine of Time: A Flyfisher's Journey Among Mountain People, Streams & Trout Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780871088925
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Published: Westwinds Press - March 1997

North Carolina Waterfalls: A Hiking and Photography Guide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780895873200
Availability: Out of Print: used copies probably available. Ask us.
Published: John F. Blair Publisher - August 2005

Back to Abnormal: Surviving with an Old Farm in the New South Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781934894286
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Published: Motes - April 2010

Zoro's Field: My Life in the Appalachian Woods Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780820328621
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Georgia Press - September 2006

Chattooga: Descending Into the Myth of Deliverance River Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780820327754
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Published: University of Georgia Press - September 2005

Out Under Sky of Great Smokies: A Personal Journal Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781572331136
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Published: Univ Tennessee Press - February 21st, 2001

The Wild East: A Biography of the Great Smoky Mountains Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780813020938
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Published: University Press of Florida - March 2nd, 2001

A Peterson Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and Central North America Cover Image
By Lee Allen Peterson (Photographer), Roger Tory Peterson (Illustrator), Roger Tory Peterson (Editor)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780395926222
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 1999

Growing & Marketing Ginsing, Goldenseal & Other Woodland Medicinals Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780914875420
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Published: Bright Mountain Books - January 1st, 2005

The Blueberry Years: A Memoir of Farm and Family Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780312571429
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - August 31st, 2010

Reptiles and Amphibians of the Smokies Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9789372073065
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Published: Great Smoky Mountains Association - April 9th, 2004

Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers: When & Where to Find Them Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780964341739
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Published: Windy Pines Publishing - April 1st, 1996

The Highlands-Cashiers Outdoor Companion Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781893651159
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Published: Fern Creek Press - August 6th, 2008

Off the Beaten Track Western NC Smokies Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781889596167
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Published: Milestone Press, Inc - April 30th, 2006

The Summer Times: A Guide to Adventures Around Highlands, Cashiers, and Toxaway Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780984442812
Availability: We can probably get this title, but there may be extra shipping.
Published: Cider Press, Inc. - June 27th, 2010

Waterfall Walks and Drives in the Great Smoky Mountains and the Western Carolinas Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780963607034
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Published: H.F. Publishing, Inc. - March 2nd, 2000

Exploring the Geology of the Carolinas: A Field Guide to Favorite Places from Chimney Rock to Charleston Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780807857861
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 2007

Mystery of the Trees: Native American Markers of a Cultural Way of Life That Soon May Be Gone Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781450781749
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Published: Mountain Stewards Publishing - December 20th, 2011

Wildflowers of the Smokies Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780937207208
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Great Smoky Mountains Association - June 30th, 2003

Trees of the Smokies Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780937207093
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Published: Great Smoky Mountains Association - August 24th, 2006

Ferns of the Smokies Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780937207451
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Great Smoky Mountains Association - July 11th, 2005

Backpacking Overnights: North Carolina Mountains, South Carolina Upstate Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781889596280
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Published: Milestone Press - January 12th, 2013

Skywalker--Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail: Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781460999424
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - March 12th, 2011

Crossroads of the Natural World: Exploring North Carolina with Tom Earnhardt Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781469606996
Availability: None new in store (we can order) but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask
Published: University of North Carolina Press - April 22nd, 2013

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