Find the park you'll be closet to November 11 by state or by name. And if you can't get to a park this month, enjoy learning about them before your next trip. (Click titles for more info):
Consider a the spectacular photography in
America's Spectacular National Parks coffee table book or Ken Burns PBS series (DVD set):
as holiday gifts ideas.
If you are lucky enough to be able to take a grandchild with you to a National Park on November 11 or in the near future, check out the Mysteries in Our National Parks series of books from the mother-daughter team of Skurzynski & Ferguson published by National Geographic for ages 9-12 (or read-aloud to younger children):
(Note: some road delays possible)
or Carole Marsh's Real Kids, Real Places mysteries for the same age group (this series has Teachers' Guides, as well) some of which take place in National Parks:
Happy traveling! And here are more gift ideas for fanciers of our park system: