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.
• 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.
Bend and Central Oregon
Author: Lizann Dunegan
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Features 30 of the best easy day hikes around Bend and Central Oregon.
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.
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.
Mountain Bike Bend
Author: Katy Bryce
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
• Bend has approximately 300 miles of continuously linked singletrack close to town Bend is the “Tahoe” of Oregon mountain biking, and this new guidebook will put you on the best-of-the-best of the area’s singletrack. Whether you’re a local looking for new routes, or a vacationer needing quick, well-described choices to fit your skill, fitness, and appetite for adventure, this is the book you’ll want to grab. Guide includes: • 46 tracks in the Bend, Oregon area • 50% or more of each route on singletrack • Convenient, compact format • Most current information available, including beta on new trails and/or trail networks • Topographical route maps • Directions to trailheads, trip distance, suggested season, difficulty ratings, fitness intensity rating, route options, and trail descriptions tagged with mileage points • Pertinent information for the area, including shuttle and guiding services, bike shops, and recommended spots for post-ride food and beverage
Best Easy Day Hikes Bend and Central Oregon includes concise, easy to follow descriptions of the best short hikes in central Oregon.
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.
Lace up your boots and head into Oregon's remote Wallowa Mountains. Explore this wonderland of more than fifty glacial lakes, miles of streams designated as National Wild and Scenic Rivers, hundreds of soaring peaks, and open meadows with elk, deer, bighorn sheep, coyote, black bear, and cougar.Climb Aneroid, Chief Joseph, and Matterhorn Mountains; hike the Eagle River, Cliff Creek, and Deadman Canyon; or visit Razz, Blue, and Bonny Lakes. Veteran hiker and outdoor writer Fred Barstad will introduce you to these trails and many more. Inside you'll find: up-to-date trail information; maps, photos, and elevation profiles; information on bears and cougars; difficulty, maintenance, and traffic ratings for each hike; access information to the Dihedrals climbing area.Whether you are planning a day hike or an extended backpacking trip, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest in Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness.
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.
• 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
Bend, Oregon Daycations
Author: Kim Cooper Findling
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Today is perfect for a daycation. Calling all Bend, Oregon visitors, new residents and anyone who is curious about the exciting destinations that surround this beautiful city. Bend, Oregon Daycations is your source for fun one-day travel narratives for families. Learn what to take, where to go, and what not to miss on 19 Oregon day trips within a two-hour radius of Bend. Follow easy itineraries packed with information to explore these places and more: The Painted Hills: Take a hike, learn about Oregon's geologic history and eat homemade pie. Newberry Crater: Explore an obsidian flow, dip your toes in the lake and see a waterfall. The McKenzie River: Gaze at the famous Blue Pool, learn about the river's unique hydrology and walk on a lava flow. Crater Lake: Take a boat ride in a volcano, eat in a 100-year-old lodge and contemplate the United States' deepest lake in Oregon's only national park. Camp Sherman: See a river spring from the ground, eat ice cream at a country store, and feed salmon their lunch. "Kim's first-hand knowledge and love of the area combined with her knack for candid reflection and laugh-out-loud storytelling results in a delightfully fresh, engaging, witty and personal guide of wanderlust-inspiring travel destinations. For adventure seekers and families eager to explore the scenic beauty of Central Oregon (and where to get a beer along the way) this travel guide is a must-read." --Mariah Wilson, local writer and regional expert
Where to hike with Fido in Oregon: All trails certified as dog-friendly, dog-fun, and dog-safe.*75 hikes throughout the state - many accessible from urban areas *What to pack for your pooch (the Ten Canine Essentials) and what to include in a doggy first-aid kit *Tips for hiking with minimum dog-impact on the environment and on other hikersEllen Bishop and her dogs, Meesha and Dundee, have hiked more than 750 miles together in Oregon - now they present the best, most dog-friendly trails found throughout the state. These trails do not require leashes (except in parks as designated), and host few hikers and even fewer children. They are free of cliffs, paw-damaging terrain, poison oak, nearby roads, off-road vehicle traffic, and other hazards of particular danger for dogs. All of them offer shade and lakes or streams for Fido to play in or enjoy a drink.Many hikes are easily accessible from urban areas including Portland, Eugene-Springfield, Roseburg, and the Medford-Grants Pass area. There are also hikes along the Oregon Coast and in northeast Oregon, in areas including the Wallowa Mountains.