Here are forty of the area's best hikes, nearly all of them within an hour's drive of Bend, Oregon - from traversing the immense groves of ponderosa pine at Fall River to enjoying fantastic views of the Three Sisters and other Cascade Peaks at Little Belknap Crater. Whether you're in the mood for an easy nature walk, a day-long hike, or an overnighter, this guide offers plenty to choose from, including:
Dry River Gorge
Canyon Creek Meadows
Painted Hills Unit - John Day Fossil Beds
Each hike features full-color photos; a brief route description; thorough directions to the trailhead (GPS coordinates included); a detailed, full-color trail map; and at-a-glance information on distance and difficulty level, hiking time, canine compatibility, and fees and permits. Inside you'll also find a Trail Finder that categorizes each hike (e.g., for attractions such as best views, best hikes for children, and best hikes for dogs); Green Tips; and information about local lore, points of interest, and the area's array of wildlife.
Features: Paperback. 2014. 222 pp. Many color photos, maps, and index. 6 x 9 x 0.5 in.