Synopses & Reviews
From the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood to the Southern Cascades and Oregon Coast, Foghorn Outdoors Oregon Hiking is the essential guide to this scenic part of the Pacific Northwest. With plenty of options to choose from, families, vacationers, day-hikers, and backpackers will all find the perfect excursion in this book. All trails are rated for difficulty and scenery, and profiles include round-trip distances, estimated hike times, driving directions, helpful contacts and websites, and information on fees and obtaining permits. Oregon resident and author Megan McMorris gives expert insight on etiquette for hikers with dogs, encountering wildlife, and gear tips. Whether you want a short stroll with the kids, a tough day-hike, or an extended excursion, you'll find what you're looking for in Foghorn Outdoors Oregon Hiking.
- Lists the best hiking options throughout Oregon, from the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood to the rocky coast and the majestic southern Cascades
- Features fun, easy-to-read trail descriptions that include easy walks, all-day treks, and backpacking excursions
- Provides difficulty and scenic ratings, round-trip distances and estimated hike times, and detailed maps for each trail
New addition to this popular series.
Avid hiker and freelance writer Sean Patrick Hill covers the hiking possibilities of Oregon, including notable trails along the Oregon Coast, Portland, Willamette Valley, the Columbia River Gorge, and Mount Hood. Packed with useful information, Moon Oregon Hiking covers a wide selection of hiking trails that will not only inspire a wonderful walk on the wild side, but will also provide an appreciative understanding of the unique landscape that is Oregon. Hill provides lists that appeal to a variety of hikers interests, such as Best Beach and Coastal Walks, Best Bird-Watching, Best Desert Hikes, and Best Self-Guided Nature Walks and Wildflower Trails. Complete with details on what to pack and wear as well as hiking ethics, Moon Oregon Hiking gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable hiking experience.