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Hiking from Portland to the coast

James D. Thayer

Hiking from Portland to the coast

an interpretive guide to 30 trails

by James D. Thayer

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trails,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Hiking

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames D. Thayer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.42.O7 T52 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 pages
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27238114M
    ISBN 100870718770
    ISBN 109780870718779
    LC Control Number2016029572
    OCLC/WorldCa946905492

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A guidebook for both experienced and casual hikers, Hiking from Portland to the Coast explores the many trails and logging roads that crisscross the northern portion of Oregon's Coast Range. While showcasing convenient looped routes, it also describes complete throughways connecting Portland to the coastal communities of Seaside and This is an unusual hiking guide.

Not only does it have 30 completely new hikes between Portland and the Coast (along Highway 26 and Oregon 6), but for each hike there is a historical anecdote researched from local sources that describe events that took place in these remote places during the Indian days, the pioneer days, the heyday of logging, :// A lot can happen in seven years.

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While showcasing convenient looped routes, it also describes complete throughways connecting Portland to the coastal communities of Seaside and Tillamook. Designed to both inform and entertain, each of the RootsRated explores the best hiking trails in Portland.

From quick hikes to all-day epics, let our experts help you find the perfect trails. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Portland, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets. Lined by All-American Highway to the east and the wild Pacific Ocean to the west, the Oregon Coast is miles ( km) of rugged shoreline, where tide pools and hiking trails share sunsets with beach towns and lighthouses, and where visitors can connect with a frontier that promises to never fade :// Top Oregon Coast Hiking Trails: See reviews and photos of hiking trails in Oregon Coast, Oregon on ://   Loop from the coast to hillside forest and a private botanical preserve Amanda's Trail Hike: Moderate Hike from the rocky ocean shore to ascend steeply in lush forest to the top of Cape Perpetua Cape Perpetua Hike: Hiking is a potentially risky activity, and the entire risk for users of this field guide is assumed by the user, and   Portland Forest Hikes and Hiking from Portland to the Coast now available at Powell's, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Google Play, and other major book retailers.

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