Best Hikes with Kids: Oregon

Best Hikes with Kids: Oregon

by Zach Urness, Bonnie Henderson

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For this new and fully revised edition, veteran author Bonnie Henderson partnered with Zach Urness, hiker, writer, and parent of young children. Best Hikes with Kids: Oregon gets kids excited about the outdoors early, and creates in them a passion that lasts a lifetime. This second edition covers 121 hikes, most within an hour’s drive of major population centers—such as Portland, Salem, Ashland, and Bend. Other features of the guide include:

  • New “Great Getaways”—weekend or vacation destinations around the state with hiking trails and other family-fun activities
  • “Best of” lists that highlight groups of top 5 hikes with special features to help parents select trips their kids will enjoy
  • Improved access details, including GPS trailhead coordinates and info on permits and fees
  • Notes about barrier-free or ADA-accessible trails and suitability for jogging strollers
  • Tips and strategies for hiking with kids—how to motivate them, what’s appropriate for different ages, sidebars with games, nature facts, and more
  • Concise, accurate driving directions
  • Full color photos throughout

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ISBN-13: 9781680510805
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date: 05/14/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 156 MB
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About the Author

Award-winning journalist Zach Urness is the Outdoors Content Producer for the Statesman Journal, where his columns, essays, and features focus on outdoor recreation, the environment, state parks, federal forests, and legislation impacting outdoors directly or indirectly. He also freelances for the Associated Press and, prior to his position at the Journal, he was the outdoors editor and sports writer for the Grant Pass Daily Courier, and has written and reported for the Eugene Register-Guard and The Oregonian. A native of Minnesota, Zach’s college studies included Environmental Studies and his first reporting job out of college was in Polson, Montana, where he began to hone his outdoor journalism skills.

He is the co-author and author of two other guidebooks. A hiker, biker, whitewater kayaker, fly-fisherman and climber, Zach spends almost every outside-the-office moment rambling the Beaver State’s forests, mountains and rivers. He lives with his wife and young child.
Bonnie Henderson is a regular contributor to Sunset magazine and is the author of Best Hikes with Kids: Oregon. She lives with her family in Eugene, Oregon.

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