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 and Middle Prong Wildernesses Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781561456666
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Published: Peachtree - August 7th, 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
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Published: History Press (SC) - November 18th, 2011

Camping and Woodcraft Cover Image
By Horace Kephart, George Ellison (Introduction by), Janet McCue (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780937207703
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Published: Great Smoky Mountains Association - May 16th, 2017

Mountain Nature: A Seasonal Natural History of the Southern Appalachians Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780807871164
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
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 1st, 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 1st, 2008

A History of Hunting in the Great Smoky Mountains Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781596294585
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Published: History Press (SC) - September 1st, 2008

The Story of the Plott Hound: Strike & Stay Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781596292628
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Published: History Press (SC) - December 1st, 2007

$19.95
SKU: 9781889596211

Hiking the Carolina Mountains Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781889596198
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Published: University of Georgia Press - March 1st, 2007

Great Waterfalls of North Carolina: A Guide for Hikers, Photographers, and Waterfall Enthusiasts Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781933251707
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: Blair - 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
$26.95
ISBN: 9780820321813
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
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)
$22.94
ISBN: 9780811732185
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
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 1st, 2008

Natural Histories: Stories from the Tennessee Valley (Outdoor Tennessee Series) Cover Image
$28.69
ISBN: 9781572335615
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Published: Univ 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 1st, 2009

Best Hikes with Dogs North Carolina Cover Image
$21.79
ISBN: 9781594850554
Availability: Backordered at our warehouse
Published: Mountaineers Books - October 15th, 2007

Camping And Woodcraft: Handbook Vacation Campers Travelers Wilderness Cover Image
By Horace Kephart, Jim Casada (Contributions by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780870495564
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Published: Univ Tennessee Press - April 25th, 1988

On the Spine of Time: A Flyfisher's Journey Among Mountain People, Streams & Trout (Pruett) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780871088925
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Published: Westwinds Press - March 1st, 1997

Zoro's Field: My Life in the Appalachian Woods Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9780820328621
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Published: University of Georgia Press - September 1st, 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 1st, 2005

Out Under Sky Of Great Smokies: A Personal Journal Cover Image
$44.93
ISBN: 9781572331136
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Univ Tennessee Press - February 21st, 2001

The Wild East: A Biography of the Great Smoky Mountains (New Perspectives on the History of the South) Cover Image
$41.17
ISBN: 9780813020938
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: University Press of Florida - March 2nd, 2001

A Peterson Field Guide To Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and central North America (Peterson Field Guides) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780395926222
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Published: Mariner Books - September 1st, 1999

Reptiles and Amphibians of the Smokies Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9789372073065
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Great Smoky Mountains Association - April 9th, 2004

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

Exploring the Geology of the Carolinas: A Field Guide to Favorite Places from Chimney Rock to Charleston (Southern Gateways Guides) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780807857861
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 1st, 2007

Wildflowers of the Smokies Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780937207208
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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
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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: University of Georgia Press - April 1st, 2013

Skywalker--Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail: Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail Cover Image
$13.14
ISBN: 9781460999424
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - March 12th, 2011

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