Track Finder

Track Finder


This item will be released October 8, 2024.

3rd Edition

Identifying Mammal Tracks in Eastern North America

Author Bio:

Dorcas S. Miller, founding president of the Maine Master Naturalist Program, has written more than a dozen books, including, Constellation FinderScat FinderBerry Finder, and Winter Weed Finder. Dorcas is a former contributing editor to Backpacker magazine’s “Moveable Feast” column, and has worked as an Outward Bound instructor and as a whitewater rafting guide.

Identify mammal tracks of the eastern United States with this pocket-size guide.

Whether you’re hiking with your family, on a camping trip, or spending time in your backyard, you’re sure to notice a variety of animal tracks. If you’re curious about these prints and the wildlife that created them—from mice and squirrels to bobcats and bears—then Track Finder by Dorcas S. Miller is just what you need. With the handy, easy-to-use format, you can identify common and noteworthy animal tracks in the eastern half of the United States and Canada.

Perfect for hikers, campers, beginning trackers, and anyone with an interest in nature, the booklet introduces more than 50 of the most common and important mammals to know. Information about each critter’s range, gait, trail, habitat, and tips for comparing similar species point you in the right direction. Life-size track illustrations, along with depictions of the animals themselves, by Cherie Hunter Day help to ensure that you positively identify the tracks you see.

Book Features:

  • Beginner’s guide to animal track identification
  • More than 50 species of common and important mammals
  • Professional illustrations with key markings for identification
  • Small (6- by 4-inch) format that fits into a pocket or pack

This guide is applicable to eastern Canada and the US states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Additional information

Dimensions 6 × 4 in

Dorcas S. Miller



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Publication Date

October 8, 2024


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