Get Outside with OSU Press Books

August 24th, 2016 , Posted by Marty Brown

Whatever your favorite outdoor recreation is, we’ve got a book for you! Check out our hiking books, field guides, memoirs by trail builders and wilderness advocates, a collection about fishing the Northwest, and many more.

Birds of Lane County, Oregon (describes the 100 best birding sites in Lane County, with maps, directions, etc.) 

Corvallis Trails: Exploring the Heart of the Valley

Discovering Main Street: Travel Adventures in Small Towns of the Northwest

Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon: A Field Guide
(includes a map & description of 30 best dragonfly-observing locations in Oregon, and Portland)

Exploring the Tualatin River Basin: A Nature and Recreation Guide

Field Guide to Oregon Rivers

Fishing the Northwest: An Angler’s Reader

A Guide to Freshwater Fishes of Oregon (forthcoming, October 2016)

Hiking from Portland to the Coast: An Interpretive Guide to 30 Trails (forthcoming, October 2016)

Listening for Coyote: A Walk Across Oregon’s Wilderness (Hiking maestro Bill Sullivan’s tale of his long trek across Oregon)

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Hidden World of Pacific Northwest Dunes 

One City’s Wilderness: Portland’s Forest Park, 3rd edition

Oregon Coastal Access Guide: A Mile by Mile Guide to Scenic and Recreational Attractions

Pathfinder: Blazing a New Wilderness Trail in Modern America (Memoir by Ron Strickland, founder of the Pacific Northwest Trail)

Turning Down the Sound: Travel Escapes in Washington’s Small Towns

Walking Distance: Extraordinary Hikes for Ordinary People

The Wallowas: Coming of Age in the Wilderness 

A Week in Yellowstone’s Thorofare: A Journey Through the Remotest Place 

Wild in the City: Exploring The Intertwine: The Portland-Vancouver Region’s Network of
Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas,
2nd edition

Wild in the Willamette: Exploring the Mid-Valley’s Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas

AND: If you’re interested in traditional wayfaring skills and using natural phenomena to navigate, do check out John Edward Huth’s The Lost Art of Finding Our Way. It’s a fascinating read, with over 200 illustrations, published by Harvard University Press.

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