Sasquatch Books logo

Take a Walk: Portland

More Than 75 Walks in Natural Places from the Gorge to Hillsboro and Vancouver to Tualatin

5-1/2 x 8; $18.95

208 pages

ISBN: 9781632170880

This guide to walks in greater Portland includes more than 75 of the best routes and destinations, including such gems as Forest Park in Portland and Rooster Rock in Corbett. Each route described includes distances and notes the steepness of the trail. Highlighted are recommended walks for birders, art lovers, beachcombers, history buffs, gardeners, and those who seek disabled access. Walking trails in the Portland metropolitan area can take you to old-growth forests, hilltops with spectacular views, and riverside locations. Grab your walking shoes and start exploring!

BRIAN BARKER joined the editorial staff of Portland Monthly in 2006 and has written the magazine’s Trail of the Month/Field Notes column for the last nine years.

"A fun, active, family-friendly take on popular destinations."

"Great ideas on where to go -- without driving too far."
—KATU TV Portland

"Details dozens of urban hikes around the Portland metropolitan area."
Gresham Outlook

"Great new title."
—Annie Bloom's Books

"From wildlife-filled wetlands to Washougal’s spiffy new waterfront, here are great greenspaces all within 30 miles of downtown."
—Portland Monthly

"Offers up a ton of baby/kid/family-friendly trails… getting outside with your kiddo is totally worth it."
—Portland Moms (blog)

Also Available

By the Shore

Explore the Pacific Northwest Coast Like a Local

The Myrtlewood Cookbook

Pacific Northwest Home Cooking

Take a Walk: Seattle, 4th Edition

120 Walks through Natural Places in Seattle, Everett, Tacoma, and Olympia

Portland Farmers Market Cookbook

100 Seasonal Recipes and Stories that Celebrate Local Food and People

A Woman's Guide to the Wild

Your Complete Outdoor Handbook