The Camping Trip That Changed America
Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National ParksBook - 2012
From Library Staff
John Muir desperately wanted to protect the country's wilderness in the face of development, so he invited President T. Roosevelt on a camping trip that would change our nation's landscape forever.
CRRLAdults Nov 21, 2015
Written for young readers, the story of Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir's trip to Yosemite that helped inspire the formation of the National Forest Service.
While camping in the uncharted woods of Yosemite in 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir saw and discussed sites that would ultimately lead to establishing our National Parks.