Synopses & Reviews
This guide to walks in greater Portland includes more than 75 of the best routes and destinations, including such gems as Forest Park in Portland and Rooster Rock in Corbett. Each route described includes distances and notes the steepness of the trail. Highlighted are recommended walks for birders, art lovers, beachcombers, history buffs, gardeners, and those who seek disabled access. Walking trails in the Portland metropolitan area can take you to old-growth forests, hilltops with spectacular views, and riverside locations. Grab your walking shoes and start exploring!
About the Author
Brian Barker joined the editorial staff of Portland Monthly in 2006 and has written the magazine’s Trail of the Month/Field Notes column for the last nine years.
Brian Barker on PowellsBooks.Blog
Though I don’t listen to music when I am out researching walks with my own two feet — my goal is to plug into the landscape — I always listen to music when I sit down to write at home. With earbuds in, and the volume cranked, I find a good headspace to work...