Updated maps, new hikes, new photos, and useful backpacking options make Paul Gerald's authoritative guide to Portland's best day hikes even more useful than before. Whether travelers want a convenient city bus ride to the flat and fascinating Washington Park, a bumpy drive to Lookout Mountain, or the thigh-burning experience that are Kings and Elk Mountains, this guide outlines what to bring, how to get to the trailhead, where to go on the trail, and what to look for while hiking. Paul Gerald profiles 60 select trails that provide everything there is to enjoy around Portland -- mountain views, forest solitude, picturesque streams, strenuous workouts, casual strolls, fascinating history, fields of flowers, awesome waterfalls, and ocean beaches.
Gerald, Paul, 1966-
60 hikes within 60 miles, Portland
includes the coast, Mounts Hood and St. Helens, and the Columbia River Gorge
Birmingham, Ala. :, Menasha Ridge Press :, Distributed by Publishers Group West,, c2010
xxiii, 281 p. :,ill., maps ;,23 cm
Branch Call Number:
917. 954904 G354s 2010