The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon: A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate RVs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos [NOOK Book]

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From rocky coastlines to sagebrush deserts, camping in Oregon has never been better. The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon guides tent campers to the state's quietest, most scenic and serene campsites. It's the perfect resource for those who blanch at the thought of pitching a tent on a concrete slab, trying to sleep through the blare of another camper's boom box, or waking up to find your tent surrounded by a convoy of RVs. The book contains detailed campground layout maps; key information such as fees, restrictions,...
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The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon: A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate RVs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos

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Overview

From rocky coastlines to sagebrush deserts, camping in Oregon has never been better. The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon guides tent campers to the state's quietest, most scenic and serene campsites. It's the perfect resource for those who blanch at the thought of pitching a tent on a concrete slab, trying to sleep through the blare of another camper's boom box, or waking up to find your tent surrounded by a convoy of RVs. The book contains detailed campground layout maps; key information such as fees, restrictions, and dates of operation; and candid ratings for beauty, privacy, quiet, security, spaciousness, and cleanliness.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897327619
  • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
  • Publication date: 6/15/2011
  • Series: Best Tent Camping
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,194,803
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author

Jeanne Louise Pyle is a transplanted Marylander who has lived in the Pacific Northwest for more than 30 years. She has worked exclusively in the book and magazine publishing industries, wearing many hats--from publisher to sales rep to author. Her love of the outdoors led to authoring the first edition of The Best in Tent Camping series 15 years ago, and she is proud that this unique guide continues to lead campers to new and interesting discoveries in Washington and Oregon. She currently resides in Bellingham, Washington, conveniently equidistant between her two favorite cities--Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.

Paul Gerald 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 Nike’s web site.
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Table of Contents

Overview Map

Oregon Map Key i

Acknowledgments vii

Preface viii

Introduction 01

Central Cascades 07

1 Cascadia State Park Campground 08

2 Frissell Crossing Campground 11

3 Islet Campground 14

4 Mallard Marsh Campground 17

5 Riverside Campground 20

6 Scott Lake Campground 23

7 Susan Lake Campground 26

8 Three Creek And Driftwoods Campground 29

9 Tumalo State Park Campground 32

10 Wildcat Campground 35

11 Yellowbottom Campground 38

Eastern Oregon 41

12 Anthony Lakes Campground 42

13 Buckhorn Campground 45

14 East Lake Campground 48

15 Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge Campground 51

16 Hidden Campground 54

17 Marster Springs Campground 57

18 Minam State Recreation Area Campground 60

19 North Fork Malheur Campground 63

20 Olive Lake Campground 66

21 Page Springs Campground 69

22 Strawberry Campground 72

23 Two Pan Campground 75

24 Wallowa Lake State Park Campground 78

North Cascades 81

25 Badger Lake Campground 82

26 Beavertail Campground 85

27 Camp Creek Campground 88

28 Eagle Creek Campground 91

29 Elk Lake Campground 94

30 Elkhorn Valley Campground 97

31 Oxbow Regional Park Campground 100

32 Silver Falls State Park Campground 103

33 Summit Lake Campground 106

Northern Coast 109

34 Beverly Beach State Park Campground 110

35 Cape Lookout State Park Campground 113

36 Dovre, Elk Bend, And the Nestucca River Campground 116

37 Saddle Mountain State Park Campground 119

Southern Cascades 123

38 Fourmile Lake Campground 124

39 Head of The River Campground 127

40 Lost Creek Campground 130

41 Natural Bridge Campground 133

42 Rujada Campground 136

43 Sacandaga Campground 139

44 Thielson ViewCampground 142

45 Timpanogas Campground 145

Southern Coast 149

46 Canal Creek Campground 150

47 Cape Blanco State Park Campground 153

48 Cape Perpetua Scenic Area Campground 156

49 EEL Creek Campground 159

50 Marys Peak Campground 162

Appendixes and Index

Appendix A Camping Equipment Checklist 165

Appendix B Sources of Information 166

Index 167

About the Authors 174

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