Best Easy Day Hikes Bend and Central Oregon includes concise, easy to follow descriptions of the best short hikes in central Oregon. Gaze down at lava flows from the summit of Little Belknap Crater near Sisters, admire the colorful 400-foot-tall cliffs at Smith Rock State Park near Redmond, or enjoy stunning views of Cascade peaks on the Pilot Butte hike in downtown Bend—this book has everything you’ll need to hit the trails.
Best Easy Day Hikes Eugene, OR includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.
Bend and Central Oregon
Author: Lizann Dunegan
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Features 30 of the best easy day hikes around Bend and Central Oregon.
• Full-color photo insert and two-color text and maps throughout • Bend is a mecca for outdoor recreation • Local author who knows and loves the area From the grasslands around the steep Crooked River Canyon to pristine alpine lakes and jagged Cascades peaks, Bend is a uniquely diverse area. It’s also one of the most popular regions in Oregon due to the rapid growth of the Bend area as a vacation destination, retirement community, and popular location for businesses. Day Hiking: Bend & Central Oregon features 100 day hikes, including the Bend and Sisters areas, Crooked River National Grassland, Mount Jefferson Wilderness, Metolius, North and South Cascades Lakes areas, West Ochocos, Newberry Crater and La Pine, and Badlands and East Bend.
Author: Scott Cook
Publisher: Scott Cook
A hiking and exploring guidebook to the areas that surround Bend, Oregon. Features hikes, hot springs, canyons, caves, waterfalls, lakes, and lavalands.
Features fifty-three hiking trails around Oregon's Cascade Range, with a map, directions, and information on the difficulty level, total distance, elevation, transportation options, pet accommodations, and open season for each trail.
Trail Running Bend and Central Oregon is an extensive guide to the best trail running in one of the country's top outdoor destinations. Author and trail runner Lucas Alberg provides detailed descriptions of the area's best loop runs, including several new trails added within recent years. From classic high desert runs to the east in the Badlands, to mountain escapes and high alpine scenery to the west in the Cascades, the guide highlights the unique and diverse geography that Central Oregon has to offer. Unlike other guidebooks, Trail Running Bend and Central Oregon is organized by season, so runners can know when to hit the right trails at the right times throughout the year. The 50 routes described in the book are all located within 65 miles of Bend, which means that trail runners will spend more time doing what they love to do, instead of spending time behind the windshield in anticipation.
Best Easy Day Hikes Bend and Central Oregon includes concise, easy to follow descriptions of the best short hikes in central Oregon.
* More than 80 Oregon hikes for kids and adults, accessible from urban areas * Hikes range in length from less than a mile to nearly 6 miles, with optional turn-around points * Handy sidebars with information on animals, plants, geology, and fun activities for kids to do on the hike * Special emphasis on trail highlights with child appeal * Graphic, two-color layout provides key data at a glance Search for frogs and turtles in a pond, stay in a cabin, visit a nature center, see waterfalls, or discover abundant wildlife. These are just a few of the hikes in Best Hikes with Kids Oregon that families (and anyone looking for an easy outing) will enjoy. Each hike in this guidebook offers points of interest and opportunities for kids to learn about nature on the trail. The hikes are rated easy to difficult for children, and feature optional turn-around points for tired feet.
The Best Easy Day Hikes series are handy, pocket-size guides for day hikers in America's most popular outdoor destinations. Each guide describes approximately 20-30 easy-to-follow, scenic trails in and around national parks, cities and urban areas, and popular outdoor destinations across America. With hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures, these guidebooks are for everyone, including families.
Hiking Southern Oregon
Author: Art Bernstein, Zach Urness
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
With over 90 hikes in the Southern Cascades and Siskiyou Mountain Range, this book is easily the most comprehensive guide available for Southern Oregon's diverse hiking opportunities. Explore the Mount Thielsen, Sky Lakes, Mountain Lakes, Red Buttes, and Wild Rogue Wilderness Areas, and much more. This guide also covers all trails in Crater Lake National Park. Complete with maps, elevation profiles, and clear, informative hike narratives, this book is bound to be the standard against which all other guides for the area are judged.
• 132 hikes—including the entire Oregon Coast Trail from Washington to California • Day hikes for vacationers or locals looking for a trail with sea views • All new maps with GPS coordinates Day Hiking: Oregon Coast, 2nd Edition is a special sort of hiking guidebook. On one hand, there are dozens of hikes to choose from for an easy family outing. However, it also is a comprehensive guide to a once-in-a-lifetime, multiday trek of the ever-popular Oregon Coast Trail. Essentially this guide works for everyone wanting to experience any or all of Oregon’s Pacific Coast. This comprehensive and engaging new edition includes: • All new maps • All new Hikes-at-a-Glance chart • All new photos, including a color insert • GPS coordinates added to all hikes • Coastal day hikes and beach walks for all skill levels • Details and advice for through-hiking or section-hiking the 382-mile Oregon Coast Trail
• Inspirational full-color guides with over 150 color photographs in each Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon is written by Eli Boschetto. A hiker, writer, and photographer, Eli reveled in going deep for Oregon! Since 2011, he has been the editor of Washington Trails magazine, which he manages from his home in Portland, Oregon. Eli is also a regional correspondent for Backpacker magazine. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) meanders from the California-Mexico border north to the border of Washington and Canada. It’s a rigorous trail, first envisioned in 1926 and now encompassing some 2,650 miles. Each volume of this new series focuses on section-by-section pieces of the PCT and includes the following features: • Trail sections of 4- to 10-night trips • Detailed camp-to-camp route descriptions • Easy-to-understand route maps and elevation profiles • Details on specific campsites and most-reliable water sources • Road access to and from various trail sections • Info on permits, hazards, restrictions, and more • Alternate routes and connecting trails • Clear references to the PCT’s established system of section letters, designating trail segments from Mexico to Canada—so you can easily cross-reference the guides with other PCT resources • Key wilderness sights along the way • Suggested itineraries
Author: Lizann Dunegan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Featuring 50 of the state's best hikes, with an additional 52 honorable mention hikes, Hiking Oregon is the ticket to experiencing the Beaver State's remarkable diversity. This one-of-a-kind guidebook will take outdoor enthusiasts on hikes along rugged, rocky coastline to historic lighthouses; through scented, sagebrush high desert and magnificent lava plains; to the tops of volcanic peaks; past cascading waterfalls; and alongside wild and scenic rivers.