Explore natural wonders and wild terrain in some of Oregon's most scenic and diverse areas.
Oregon offers a wealth of historic, cultural, and natural wonders, and this book leads hikers to some of its most spectacular destinations. Hike distances range from 1 to 18 miles, encouraging casual and extreme adventurers to sample the best trails the state has to offer. The book highlights nearby activities and attractions that will interest travelers and natives alike who enjoy discovering more about the areas. The author divides the book into four regions: Coast and Coast Range, Columbia River, Cascades, and High Desert. Each hike includes a topographical map, detailed description of the location, terrain length, and elevation. In addition to practical information, this guide also gives the reader a feel for each hike by providing insights into the natural history, geology, wildlife, and plant life unique to each trail.
About the Author
David L. Anderson has spent a lifetime hiking and camping throughout Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. A freelance photographer for the past seven years, his work frequently takes him deep into the regions described in this book. He lives in Scappoose, Oregon.