Synopses & Reviews
The authoritative guide to Portland's best day hikes just got better and#151; updated maps, new hikes, new photos, and brand-new trailhead coordinates and#151; provided as UTM and latitude/longitude formats and#151; make this guide even more useful than before. The Portland area is a hikerand#8217;s dream, with a wide variety of accessible, well-maintained trails and no shortage of places to find maps, gear, and walking companions.
This book profiles 60 select trails which give you a little of everything there is to enjoy around Portland: mountain views, forest solitude, picturesque streams, strenuous workouts, casual strolls, fascinating history, fields of flowers, awesome waterfalls, and ocean beaches.
Whether you're a seasoned hiker or lacing up your first pair of hiking boots, this guide has the trail for you!
The best-selling hiking guide to Portland just got better. Updated maps, new hikes, new photos, and brand-new trailhead coordinatesprovided as UTM and Latitude/Longitude formatsmake Paul Geralds authoritative guide to Portlands best day hikes even more useful than before. For readers who asked for actual driving mileage and wheelchair accessibility, each hike now contains that information in the Key At-a-Glance information box. Portland hiking is huge; get the guide that gets you there and back
The best-selling hiking guide to Portland just got better. Updated maps, new hikes, new photos, and brand-new trailhead coordinates—provided as UTM and Latitude/Longitude formats—make Paul Gerald’s authoritative guide to Portland’s best day hikes even more useful than before. For readers who asked for actual driving mileage and wheelchair accessibility, each hike now contains that information in the Key At-a-Glance information box. Portland hiking is huge; get the guide that gets you there and back
60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Portland
guides hikers to many of the classic areas, including the Columbia River Gorge and the Mount Hood Area, as well as specific destinations like Neahkahnie Mountain, jutting straight up from the Pacific Ocean, and Oak Island, a paradise for bird watchers.
About the Author
is a professional freelance writer and lover of the outdoors whose work has appeared in newspapers around the country, as well as Northwest Airlines WorldTraveler, Dish Magazine, Weissmann Travel Reports
, and Nikes web site.
Table of Contents
(1) Introduction (2) Angels Rest/Devils Rest (3) Beacon Rock/Mount Hamilton (4) Catherine Creek (5) Coyote Wall/The Labyrinth (6) Dog Mountain (7) Eagle Creek (8) Larch Mountain (9) McCall Nature Preserve (10) Table Mountain (11) Triple Falls (12) Wahkeena Falls to Multnomah Falls (13) Ape Canyon (14) Bluff Mountain Trail (15) Lava Canyon (16) Lewis River (17) Silver Star Mountain (18) Siouxon Creek (19) South Fork Toutle River (20) Trapper Creek Wilderness (21) Bagby Hot Springs (22) Bull of the Woods (23) Clackamas River Trail (24) Serene Lake (25) Breitenbush Hot Springs Area (26) Opal Creek Wilderness (27) Barlow Pass (28) Cooper Spur (29) Elk Meadows (30) Lookout Mountain (31) Lost Lake (32) McNeil Point (33) Mirror Lake (34) Ramona Falls (35) Salmon Butte (36) Salmon River/Devils Peak (37) Tamanawas Falls (38) Timberline Lodge (39) Trillium Lake (40) Vista Ridge (41) Wildwood Recreation Area (42) ZigZag Mountain (43) Cape Falcon (44) Cape Lookout State Park (45) Cascade Head (46) Kings Mountain/Elk Mountain (47) Neahkahnie Mountain (48) Salmonberry River (49) Saddle Mountain (50) Tillamook Head (51) Forest Park (52) Macleay Trail (53) Marquam Trail to Council Crest (54) Marys Peak (55) Oaks Bottom (56) Sauvie Island (57) Silver Falls State Park (58) Table Rock Wilderness (59) Tryon Creek State Park (60) Washington Park/Hoyt Arboretum (61) Willamette River