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Backroads of Oregon: Your Guide to Oregon's Most Scenic Backroad Adventures ( Pictorial Discovery Guide Series)
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Backroads of Oregon: Your Guide to Oregon's Most Scenic Backroad Adventures ( Pictorial Discovery Guide Series)

by George & Rhonda Ostertag
 

From the drama of the Historic Columbia River Highway to the snow-capped volcanoes and icy waters of the Cascade Mountains; from the fly-fishing mecca of the Deschutes River to the other-worldly landscapes of Hells Canyon, thirty of Oregon’s most varied and vibrant attractions are presented here, inviting you to explore them. "Backroads of

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From the drama of the Historic Columbia River Highway to the snow-capped volcanoes and icy waters of the Cascade Mountains; from the fly-fishing mecca of the Deschutes River to the other-worldly landscapes of Hells Canyon, thirty of Oregon’s most varied and vibrant attractions are presented here, inviting you to explore them. "Backroads of Oregon"—written and photographed by local experts—takes you on routes that lead to the state’s most secluded and overlooked natural areas and sites that capture Oregon’s colorful history. Whether you’re planning a day trip, looking for unusual destinations, or simply want to learn more about the state, "Backroads of Oregon" will lead you deep into the soul of Oregon—beyond the bustling cities and common tourist attractions. About the Author and Photographer: Rhonda and George Ostertag of Oregon have traveled around the state for the past twenty years, uncovering the state’s prized haunts and raptures. They have collaborated on eighteen outdoor guidebooks and hundreds of articles, calendars, and postcards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896580817
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Series:
Pictorial Discovery Guide Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.85(d)

What People are Saying About This

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Washington State Grange News, October 2005 (circ.: 30,500) “A beautifully produced source of information that will urge you to get off the beaten path and into some truly sensational scenery. When the trip is over this book will end up on your coffee table where its beautiful photos will evoke renewed memories of your excursion.”

Book News, Inc., November 2005 (circ. unavailable) “With period and contemporary photos and maps, this well-hiked couple, who have authored many outdoor guidebooks, share 30 of the Beaver State’s less-traveled byways.”

The Oregonian, July 3, 2005 (circ.: 335,980) “The pictures are spectacular and whet the appetite for a few of the real thing. The descriptions of the selected routes and the attractions they lead to are entertaining and informative.”

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