Photo Blog | Blog   Facebook for Go Northwest!   Google Plus for Go Northwest!

Books about...

Glacier National Park
Yellowstone National Park

More Pacific Northwest Books

British Columbia
--General guides
--Specialty guides
The Rockies

--General Guides
Sun Valley

-- General Guides
--Specialty Guides

--General guides
--Specialty guides
Mt. Rainier N.P.
Mt. St. Helens
Olympic Peninsula
San Juan Islands

Columbia River Gorge
Flora and Fauna
General Guides
Choosing Guidebooks
Specialty Guides

North America


Don't know which guide to buy?  Click here for tips.

About the Bookstore
We offer most titles via the Associate Program of In essence, they pay us a percentage of the sale. There is no increased cost to you.

Go Northwest! is a free web site that you are welcome to use without obligation. If you would like to support Go Northwest!, simply begin every new shopping trip to by clicking on any book link or logo on our site.

How to buy
Click a book title here. At the site, buying the book is basically a two-step process.
1. Click "add to shopping cart". This step is not an obligation to buy.
2. Click "proceed to checkout". Just follow their instructions.
3. To buy more than one book mentioned here, use your browser's "back" button to return to this bookstore, and click on the book's title.

With thanks
We hope you enjoy your reading about the Great Northwest! We would love to hear about your book recommendations, by email.

Go Northwest! Bookstore
British Columbia

Here you will find gathered in one place, the titles we have highlighted on various pages at Go Northwest! To continue browsing through the bookstore, click a place name or topic at left.

You can order these books online using credit card, check or postal money order. Just click on a title.

B.C. - general guides

Adventuring in British Columbia
by Isabel Nanton, Mary Simpson
June 1996, Paperback, revised edition, ? pages, (guidebook)

Bell's Guide Alaska Travel Guide 2000: Yukon & British Columbia
by Timothy Bell (Editor)
April 2000, Hardcover (also Paperback), 40th edition, 440 pages, (guidebook)
Descriptions of towns, highways, ferries, history, accommodations, camping railroads, fishing, visitor attractions and what to see and do.

British Columbia & the YukonBritish Columbia & the Yukon, 4th Edition
by Ryan Ver Berkmoes
November 2009, paperback, 448 pages
The full color Parks chapter explores BC & the Yukon's most beautiful protected spaces. Expanded Whistler chapter, including coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Expert trustworthy knowledge from resident and specialist authors.

British Columbia Road & Recreational AtlasBritish Columbia Road & Recreational Atlas
by PTC Phototype Composing Ltd
February 2006, paperback, 176 pages
In this mapbook, you will find small back-roads and logging-roads, lakes, rivers, wildlife, campsites and recreational sites.


Lonely Planet BC SixthLonely Planet British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies, 6th Edition (Regional Travel Guide)
by John Lee
May 2014
paperback and kindle editions
This book helps trip planning with features including insider tips, itineraries, cultural insights, pull-out of Vancouver, information on transportation options and contact information for local businesses.

Moon BC Tenth EditionMoon British Columbia: Including the Alaska Highway, 10th Edition (Moon Handbooks)
by Andrew Hempstead
May 2014, paperback, 512 pages
Find the best places to eat, where to go skiing and snowboarding, how to get around along with much more through the unique trip ideas recommended by the author.


British Columbia: off the beaten path
by Tricia Timmermans
December 1999, Paperback, 2nd edition, 272 pages, (guidebook)
Go beyond the usual tourist attractions to discover such hidden treasures as the Outback Emuzing Ranch, Cody Caves Provincial Park, or Fort Nelson Flight Centre.

Frommer's British Columbia & the Canadian RockiesFrommer's British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies by Bill Rae, Author and Donald Olson, Contributor. This brand-new edition to the Frommer series takes travelers through all the highlights, including all the best eco-adventures: whale watching by kayak, sailing a ketch into the worlds only grizzly bear reserve, and hiking in misty, primordial old-growth forests and along wilderness beaches.


B.C. - specialty guides

British Columbia: Adventures in Nature
by Holly Quan
April 2000, Paperback, 1st edition, 312 pages, (guidebook)
Includes descriptions of local nature and wildlife,  and eco-friendly businesses.

British Columbia Wine CountryBritish Columbia Wine Country by John Schreiner, Author and Kevin Miller, Photographer. Through a blend of color photography and stories of the personalities behind the bottles, the book presents a rare opportunity to meet the remarkable people who have established British Columbia's best wineries and vineyards. Chapters focus on wine regions in the Okanagan Valley, the Lower Mainland, the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island, inviting readers to enjoy picturesque landscapes, portraits of leading winemakers and a detailed description of the province's wine industry.

Columbia Valley Guide
by Denise Lemaster
May 1997, Paperback, 160 pages, (guidebook)
Human and natural history, community profiles, and year-round recreation activities.

Exploring the BC Coast by Car
by Diane Eaton, Allison Eaton
August 1999, Paperback, 400 pages, (guidebook)

Nat Geo Gudie to Histoic Sites CanadaNational Geographic Guide to the National Historic Sites of Canada
by National Geographic
December 2016
paperback, 352 pages

This guidebook highlights over 230 national historic sites of Parks Canada. Each site has detailed information, its unique story and contribution to the history of this great country, what to see and events at each place.


A Traveller's Guide to Aboriginal B.C.
by Cheryl Coull
April 1996, Paperback, ? pages, (guidebook)
The author has consulted with elders and community leaders across the province to create this guide to First Nations sites, history, and culture.

Ultimate Adventure Guide '99 (BC)
by Ultimate Adventure Connections
September 1998, Paperback, 192 pages, (non-fiction)
A discount coupon booklet for adventure companies with activities ranging from golf, horseback riding and vacation resorts, to river rafting, sky diving, dog-sledding, kayaking and more.

The Wineries of British Columbia by John Schreiner. This revised and updated edition is a comprehensive guide to the wineries of this thriving wine industry. Acclaimed wine writer John Schreiner profiles 175 established and newer wineries, offering lively winery histories, fascinating interviews with vintners, recommended wines and contact information.


The Curve of Time
by Muriel Wylie Blanchet
M. Wylie Blanchet was only thirty-six when her husband died in 1927. She was left with an isolated home on Vancouver Island and five children, the smallest one two and a half years old. She proceeded to homeschool her children during the winter and in the summer take them on expeditions through the often treacherous straits that separate Vancouver Island from mainland British Columbia, Canada, aboard their twenty-five-foot boat.

Driftwood Valley: A Woman Naturalist in the Northern Wilderness
by Theodora C. Stanwell-Fletcher
A magnificent story of adventure and survival in the wilds of northern British Columbia.

Go Northwest! (tm)

Go Northwest! (tm) and (tm) are trademarks of Go Northwest, LLC
All original text, maps, photographs, and other images on this web site, as well as the compilation and design thereof, are
Copyright 1997-2017 Go Northwest, LLC.   All rights reserved.