"Tim McNulty's excellent natural history of the Olympic National Park is back in a revised and up-to-date edition. Contained within one compact volume is an incredibly thorough and readable history ..McNulty's natural talents as a poet and essayist are put to good use in this all-in-one source..This book, ambitious in both scope and detail, remains the definitive book on the topic..ideal for travelers to the park itself as well as for students of history, lovers of nature, and for those who share the enormous love and reverence that Tim McNulty has for the Olympic National Park."
"Read McNulty's book to understand how the Olympics, and our comprehension of them, are evolving. As McNulty points out, 'the mountains and rivers remain timeless, but our understanding of the life forms that inhabit them-and the effects our actions have on their future-is an ongoing, ever-deepening story.' ."
"There are natural histories, and then there are highly readable natural histories. McNulty's is the latter . . . . The Olympic National Park is a magical place-and this is its book."
-Seattle City Living
"Anyone interested in the outdoors will want to add Olympic National Park: A Natural History to their library. It sure makes me want to get on my hiking books and head out to further explore and experience the diverse beauty of the Olympic Mountains."
-Douglasia: Journal of the Washington Native Plant Society
"A sweeping update of the original . . . loaded with drama."
-Peninsula Daily News
"A must-have for serious peninsula explorers."
-The Port Townsend Leader
"A great guide to help you plan your trip or interpret what you see while you are there."
"One of the best ways to learn about the Olympic National Parks to read Tim McNulty's natural history guide. He creates a portrait of the park from coast to rain forest and snow-covered peaks in his usual graceful style, weaving stories of science and history and nature."
"Tim McNulty carries readers along with a combination of intimate knowledge and unbounded enthusiasm."
"Pick any page . . . and start reading. Instead of stuffy prose and highly technical terms, you'll find a warm conversational tone. [This] book packs an encyclopedic range of information about Olympic National Park's natural history."
-The Sequim Gazette