Explorer's Guide Oregon (Paperback)

By Denise Fainberg

Countryman Press, 9780881508635, 472pp.

Publication Date: June 14, 2010

List Price: 21.95*
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Here eleven National Forests cover 17.5 million acres; there's a long list of designated Wild and Scenic Rivers; and 22 national wildlife refuges and 22 state refuges protect all sorts of habitats and species, from sea lions to butterflies.

If you want the insider's take on this stunning part of the American West and a strong grounding in history and nature, look no further: Longtime Oregon resident and writer Denise Fainberg shares the best places to hike, bike, climb, bird-watch, raft. dine, museum-hop, and more. Her exhaustive research will help you find yourself amid pristine rivers, rain forests, glaciers, and hot springs; relish fine local wines and beers and the fresh, innovative cuisine of the Pacific Northwest; and enjoy artsy and educational pursuits in funky and friendly cities. Oregon is truly a great destination.

New color highlights make it easier to find the info you need: activities jump off the page; find lodging, dining--and more--town by town at a glance; helpful hints such as community information and local guidance are easier than ever to see; highlights stand out. Includes: getting there, getting around, what to see, what to do, green space, family activities, where to stay, where to eat, entertainment, selective shopping, special events, and more.