Synopses & Reviews
The mountains of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable geothermal experience. From sylvan streamside pools to hand-crafted bathhouses, Hiking Hot Springs in the Pacific Northwest shows you 126 of the finest natural hot soaking pools and guides you to eighty-five scenic hikes that either lead to or begin near springs. Dip your toes in a roadside soaking pool overlooking smooth desert playa in southeast Oregon; day hike to steaming pools in Washington's Olympic National Park; dip in hot tidal pools on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia; or savor a post-hike soak in Idaho's protected wilderness areas. All but a few of these gems are located on prime public land within national forests and parks. Inside you'll find: details on the quality of each soaking pool and its water temperature and scenic setting; hike descriptions, difficulty ratings, and trail lengths; easy-to-read maps and clear directions; information on elevation, seasonal access, and restrictions. (6 x 9, 360 pages, b&w photos, maps)
Descriptions of 126 hot springs to hike in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia.