Treks for the Mind

treks for the mind

Treks for the Mind is for people with a passion for reading and the outdoors!

Suggested Reading List


  • Future of Life by E.O. Wilson
  • Cactus Eaters by Dan White
  • Wilderness Essays by John Muir
  • Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  • PCT Readers – Sierra Club
  • Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey
  • Ninemile Wolves by Rick Bass
  • Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
  • Beyond the Hundredth Meridian by Wallace Stegner
  • Legacy of Luna by Julia Butterfly
  • Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Grandma Gatewood’s Walk by Ben Montgomery
  • The Secret Knowledge of Water by Craig Childs
  • The King of California by Mark Arax & Rick Warzman
  • Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean
  • The Diary of a 49er edited by Chauncey L. Canfield
  • Hard Road West by Keith Heyer Meldahl
  • Emerald Mile by Kevin Fedarko
  • Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv
  • Fire Season by Philip Connors
  • Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
  • Tree by David Suzuki
  • Wisdom of the Last Farmer by David Masumoto
  • Last Season by Eric Blehm
  • Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan
  • Cadillac Desert by Marc Reisner
  • Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
  • Eating Stone by Ellen Meloy
  • Field Notes by Barry Lopez
  • Nature Noir by Jordan Fisher Smith
  • Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams
  • Wild Trees by Richard Preston
  • Animal Dialogues by Craig Childs
  • The Practice of the Wild by Gary Snyder
  • Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold