Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana

Color Country

Touring the Colorado Plateau


Media: Paperback

Item #: 1002   Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-0-9857783-0-9
Pages: 192   Size: 8.5 x 11

Distributed by Mountain Press for: Rainstone Press


The Colorado Plateau, a stunning region of the American Southwest, remains an unmatched destination for travelers worldwide. Color Country is a complete guide to the spectacular landscapes, astonishing geology, historical sites, and rugged natural beauty of this extraordinary American treasure. Color Country includes:

Useful, concise information for 30 national and state parks, monuments, and scenic areas in Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado

The essence of each park captured in elegant prose

A visual feast of gorgeous, gallery-grade photography, including labeled aerial views from 35,000 feet

Easy-to-read maps marked with camera and airplane icons to show exactly where the photographs were taken.

In this groundbreaking guidebook, author and award-winning photographer Susan M. Neider delivers a remarkable balance of essentials:

Provides a superb overview of the region and how it was formed

Explains with clarity the highlights of each park

Details the services, trails, features, and best times to visit

Guides your travels with customized maps for every area

Recommends prime vantage points with inspiring photographs

Takes the guesswork out of planning a memorable trip

Color Country, now in an expanded third edition, is a classic, and Susan M. Neider is the definitive guide; she ushers you in and sets you free with this beautiful and knowledgeable companion for your journey.

Follow this link for reviews of the previous edition of Color Country