Author: John Daters
Rocky Mountain National Park Trivia
by John Daters
Rocky Mountain National Park is full of wonder—and so is this book. You’ll learn about the park’s tallest peaks, biggest waterfalls, largest trees, record climbs, famous people, great events, mysteries, and more!
Do you know that little animals called pikas build “haystacks” to store their food? That wind-chill in the park has dropped to one hundred degrees below zero? That Trail Ridge Road rises to 12,183 feet above sea level, the highest paved through-road in the United States? That the builder of the Stanley Hotel was the same man who invented the unique steam-powered automobile, the Stanley Steamer? Or that the first humans in the area arrived 10,000 years ago?
Hundreds of lively questions and answers will keep you entertained wherever you go. This book is the fun-tastic way to learn about Rocky Mountain National Park.