Embrace America's Rivers

River Guidebooks....                                   


Wabash River Guidebook
            The Wabash begins as a tiny stream near Ft. Recovery, Ohio. As it flows on it's nearly 500 mile course, it eventually takes on size and becomes a great river before flowing into the Ohio River.  The remarkable thing about the Wabash is that much of it offers the same remoteness and beauty that the early explorers saw over 200 years ago. It has not been over-developed or greatly changed as many rivers have. Also the good news is that it is much cleaner than it was 40 years ago and getting healthier each year. Being so natural, it does have hazards and challenges. A wise boater should go prepared.
          The guide book has the river broken down into 35 sections with detailed charts and descriptions. Geographic and historical information is also included.  The 82 page book has 95 photographs showing important features. A new section has been added called "Reading the River". It has great advise for traveling rivers safely, particularly on rivers with no navigational aides, like the Wabash.
Updated each year
ISBN 978-1-60585-215-7
All adjacent highways, roads and communities
Hazards identified
Launching ramps                                                   

Supply, fuel and food locations                                                         
Points of interest
Bridges and local access
Mile marks
Parks and camps
GPS Coordinates
River travel tips
 

White River Guide Book

          Indiana's White River is actually two rivers. The West Fork of the White River begins near Muncie,  Indiana as a run-off from a field. The East Fork begins at Columbus, Indiana at the confluence of two other rivers. Both rivers are respectable in size and length. By they time the forks join, the White River is the largest tributary to the Wabash River, which is the largest northern tributary to the Ohio River, which is interestingly the largest tributary to the Mississippi River.
          The White River Guidebook includes both the East and West Forks. It features over 75 photos and 37 charts. Important information is included regarding low-head dams that must be portaged. The White Rivers have 184 bridges and 173 tributaries. All are important to know the location of.  "Reading the River" chapter is also included with this book.

Updated each year  ISBN 978-1-60585-216-4
All adjacent highways, roads and communities
Hazards identified
Launching ramps
Supply, fuel and food locations
Points of interest
Bridges and local access
Mile marks
Parks and camps
GPS Coordinates
River travel tips


Ohio River Guidebook
This guidebook has it all! No cruising guides, charts or digital sources have as much detailed information in one source.
Don't chance running out of fuel, food or supplies. Know where the hazards are. Be prepared for your river cruise or float by having all the information in one book, plus listings of great places to visit or stay.
The entire 981 miles from Pittsburgh to the Mississippi River
186 Pages with heavy full color cover
89 Section charts and descriptions
209 photographs
All 704 Tributaries are shown
88 Islands mapped and described
240 Boat launching ramps
GPS Coordinates
Distance markers
Warning inserts                               
Updated each year   ISBN 978-1-60585-217-1

     This book has no advertising. All the pages are dedicated to providing complete and useful information for boaters and paddlers. Following are more features that make this book an essential item for a journey on the beautiful Ohio River:

Complete information about each lock and procedures for locking through. Marina information, along with other places along the river to purchase fuel. Anchorage locations, included all tributaries and island chutes that are adequate. Locations to find food, supplies, groceries, repairs and many other helpful services. Information about cities, towns, and communities along the river that are "river friendly". Historic accounts at river locations are included, making a river trip even more interesting. All highways and roads along or leading to the river are shown in each section.
                                                                                                                                      

Illinois Waterway Guidebook
Entire river system from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River
100 Pages with heavy full color cover
46 Section charts and descriptions
119 photographs
All Islands mapped and described
Boat launching ramps
GPS Coordinates
Distance markers
Warning inserts                                  
ISBN 978-1-60743-856-4

Covers rivers and canals that allow passage from the Mississippi River to the Great Lake System. Includes all the features included in the Ohio River Guidebook. This guidebook includes charts and information about the Illinois River, Des Plaines River, Chicago River, Cal-Sag Canal, Calumet River, and the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal. Updated each year
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Tennessee River   Guidebook
Explore the beautiful Tennessee River and be safe carrying this complete guidebook. With the river being broken down into 57 sections each chart and description is in great detail. In addition to navigational information, this book shows historical locations and many great places to visit.
The entire 652 miles from Knoxville, TN to Paducah, KY
122 Pages with heavy full color cover
57 Section charts and descriptions
176 photographs
Tributaries and lakes are shown
Islands mapped and described
Boat launching ramps shown
GPS Coordinates
Distance markers
Warning inserts                Updated each year   ISBN 978-1-61658-589-1
 

Cumberland River Guidebook
The Cumberland River is one of the jewels of the south and offers a great deal of natural beauty for boaters, floaters and paddlers.
The entire 695 miles from Harlan, KY to Smithland, KY

124 Pages with heavy full color cover
58 Section charts and descriptions
Many photographs
Tributaries and lakes are shown
Islands mapped and described
Boat launching ramps shown
GPS Coordinates
Distance markers
Warning inserts 
ISBN 978-1-4507-2458-6
           


Mississippi River - Historic Sites and Interesting Places
From the headwaters at Lake Itasca, Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, the
River is rich in history and reveals many interesting stories and sites along its banks.
This book is not for navigation. It is for those interested in learning about sites and
history of the river, by following the maps that are accompanied by narratives in mile
marker order. Though not for navigation, this book does provide a great supplement
to charts and other navigational aids for boaters traveling the river.
The entire 2,340 miles of the Mississippi River
122 Pages with heavy full color cover
30 detailed maps
 176 photographs                                                         
 Tributaries and lakes are shown                                  
  Locks and Dams information        
  Islands mapped and described 
  All 87 bridges shown
  Notations of interest on maps
                                                                       ISBN 978-1-4675-6250-8
 

Ordering information......

The river guide books are all in a large 8-1/2" x 11" format. Pages are heavy premium paper. The covers are heavy stock with gloss finish. The books are made durable for many years of handling. Each book also has a glossary, key page and index.

PRICES
Wabash River Guidebook and White River Guidebook are $21.95 each plus $3.00 shipping

Ohio River Guidebook is $32.95 plus $4.00 shipping
Illinois Waterway Guidebook is $26.95 plus $3.00 shipping
Tennessee River Guidebook is $28.95 plus $4.00 shipping
Cumberland River Guidebook is $28.95 plus $4.00 shipping
Mississippi River Historical Guide is $26.95 plus $4.00 shipping


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