With helpful commentary and stunning photographs, this is an indispensable guide to more than 200 waterfalls throughout Oregon and Washington's most scenic, unique, and diverse landscapes.
Overview chapters on Pacific Northwest climate, geology, photography, and basic hiking tips prepare readers for their treks to these falls. Each waterfall description includes directions for how to get there; a USGS topographic map quad; hike distance; water source, height, and volume; and suggestions for the best times of the year to visit. Regional maps showing the locations of each of the falls are also included. Distances range from easy walks of a few hundred yards to strenuous 10-mile hikes to accommodate any level of hiking ability.
Features: Paperback. 2007. 187 pp. Black and white photos and maps. 6 x 9 x 0.5 in.