If you think Oregon is the land of eternal rain, think again. It's
a place of wide-open spaces, with just 3.6 million inhabitants in
nearly 100,000 square miles. It's a land that contains at least
seven ecosystems from the damp territory west of the Cascades to
the high deserts of the Great Basin, from towering volcanic peaks,
to the mighty Columbia River estuary. With lots of elbow room and a
relaxed atmosphere, Oregon offers something fro everyone:
wilderness and wine country, the rich heritage o many Native
American peoples, a colorful and quirky cultural sense, and a
history of westward expansion. Explorer's Guide Oregon gives you
all the tools and information you need to explore this great state,
with lodgings for all budgets and preferences, dining options for
every taste, and activities of all kinds. No matter what you're
looking for, you're sure to find it in the Beaver State and in the
pages of this comprehensive guidebook. 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 "
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!