22 search results for: Day Hike!
Day Hike! Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, and Sandpoint

Discover the the 75 best day hikes in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho, all within an hour’s drive from Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, or Sandpoint.

The Inland Northwest is a great place to hike, with mountains, rivers, and lakes forming a diverse and breathtaking geography for trails. The 75 day hikes in this full-color guidebook are rated from easy to extreme, giving first-time or veteran hikers the variety they want, and include as topographical maps, trail descriptions, and more. Here is complete information for 75 great day hikes within driving distance from Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, or Sandpoint, including:

• Deep Creek Canyon
• Dishman …




Day Hike! North Cascades, 4th Edition

Discover the very best day hikes in North Cascades National Park and the wilderness around Washington State’s scenic North Cascades.

From Mount Baker to Washington Pass and the Methow Valley, you’ll find 59 of the best day hikes in this full-color hiking guide. Featuring the lush forests, mountain vistas, waterfalls, and alpine meadows of the North Cascades, each trail is rated from easy to extreme, giving first-time or veteran hikers the variety they want, as well as topographical maps, trail descriptions, and more. Includes complete information for 59 great day hikes, including:

• Methow Valley
• Mount Baker
• North Cascades National …




Day Hike! Central Cascades, 4th Edition

Discover the very best hiking trails in Washington State’s Central Cascades—along the I-90 and Highway 2 corridors—that can be done in a day.

From Snoqualmie Pass to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness to Stevens Pass, you’ll find 69 of the best day hikes close to Seattle in this full-color hiking guide. Featuring the lush forests, mountain vistas, waterfalls, and alpine meadows unique to Washington State, each trail is rated from easy to extreme, giving first-time or veteran hikers the variety they want, as well as topographical maps, trail descriptions, and more. Includes complete information for 69 great day hikes within driving distance from …




Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula, 4th Edition

Discover the best day hikes on Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula—from the Pacific Coast to scenic Hurricane Ridge.

Explore the best of the Olympic Peninsula with 73 incredible hikes in and around Olympic
National Park, including Hurricane Ridge, the Elwha River, the Hoh Rain Forest, and Hood Canal.
Featuring the lush rainforests, mountain vistas, waterfalls, and wild ocean beaches, each trail is rated from easy to extreme, giving first-time or veteran hikers the variety they want, as well as topographical maps, trail descriptions, and more. Includes complete information for 73 great day hikes, including:

• Dungeness Spit
• Elwha Loop
• Green Mountain…




Day Hike! Mount Rainier, 4th Edition

Discover the very best day hiking trails in Mount Rainier National Park—whether you wan to experience old-growth forests, glacier views, alpine lakes, or high meadows.

From Paradise to Stevens Canyon or Cougar Rock, you’ll the 50 best day hikes around Mount Rainier in this full-color hiking guide. Featuring the lush forests, mountain vistas, and alpine meadows, each trail is rated from easy to extreme, giving first-time or veteran hikers the variety they want, as well as topographical maps, trail descriptions, and the best camping options in and near the park. Includes complete information for 50 great day hikes within driving distance …




Day Hike! Columbia Gorge, 2nd Edition

The Columbia Gorge is one of the most traveled outdoor locations in the Pacific Northwest, and preeminent hiking expert Seabury Blair Jr. guides hikers through some of the most picturesque scenes on both the Washington and Oregon sides of the Columbia River. With sixty-five featured trails no more than two hours from Portland, this updated edition of the popular hiking guide is the perfect match for hikers wanting to spend days in the mountains and nights at home. Each trail listing includes distance, estimated hiking time, elevation gain, best season, map references, access, permit requirements, and more, including best options …




The Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest Trail as you’ve never seen it before! A visual feast for the senses, this highly designed paperback showcases the PCT through clever infographics, modern illustration, and insightful text. The book captures both the grandeur of the West Coast as well as the tiniest things that a thru-hiker notices and experiences during a 140-day trek.

Through the written word, graphic design, and illustration, The Pacific Crest Trail: A Visual Compendium conveys the beauty and the beastliness of a 2,650-mile wilderness hike from Mexico to Canada. The author chronicles the PCT through infographics about the trail and the thru-hikers’ …




Sasquatch Picks for Summer Travel

It’s almost summer vacation! Hit the road with a great book that will help you explore the best of the Pacific Northwest. Browse our list of recommended reads that are perfect for all your summer travel and outdoor activity plans.

The Best Coast
by Chandler O’Leary

Plan an unforgettable summer road trip with this quirky, illustrated book showcasing the West Coast’s historic routes. With roadside attractions, beloved landmarks, hidden history, and other offbeat delights, it’s the perfect inspiration for your trip. It also includes route maps, travel tips, packing guides, and more! From San Diego, California, all the way up …




Wild Roads Washington

Discover the beauty of Washington state with these 75 scenic road trips, each of which leads to an easy day hike.

This choose-your-own-adventure guidebook is the first of its kind to take take the easy hike offroading–and up forest roads into the lush landscape of Washington State. Most forest roads in Washington climb almost as high as some of the trails, providing vistas almost as good as those reached by foot. Featuring 75 roads throughout the state, the author outlines hikes off of each route, whether you want to start by foot at the bottom or closer to the peak. …




A Girl’s Guide to the Wild

Girls belong outdoors! This handbook covers everything you need to get outside, including ideas for what to do, camping and hiking basics, body stuff in the wilderness, advanced skills like maps, weather, and first aid, as well as recipes, projects, activities, and profiles of inspiring outdoorswomen.

Your definitive guide to getting outside–for girls ages 9-12! In addition to basic outdoor skills, this entertaining guidebook includes easy camping recipes, outdoor projects including science experiments and crafts, fun activity suggestions, and inspiring stories of diverse historical and contemporary outdoorswomen (such as Arunima Sinha, the first amputee woman to summit Mount Everest; Juliette …




The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon, 3rd Edition

The updated edition of this bestselling guide (25,000 copies sold) features 85 of the best low-impact day hikes in Oregon state, perfect for aging baby boomers, seniors, those traveling with small children, and anyone else interested more in a stroll than a climb.

The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon is a day-hiking guidebook filled with kinder, gentler trails, featuring the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the state. Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, the guide covers hikes in six regions throughout the state, including the Oregon Coast, Columbia River Gorge, and Mount Hood. There is …




The Creaky Knees Guide Washington, 3rd Edition

The updated edition of this bestselling guide (25,000 copies sold) features 85 of the best low-impact day hikes in Oregon state, perfect for aging baby boomers, seniors, those traveling with small children, and anyone else interested more in a stroll than a climb.

The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon is a day-hiking guidebook filled with kinder, gentler trails, featuring the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the state. Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, the guide covers hikes in six regions throughout the state, including the Oregon Coast, Columbia River Gorge, and Mount Hood. There is …




To Live on an Island

When you live on an island, things are different. Sometimes harder. Sometimes sweeter. Sometimes quieter. Experience a day in the life of a child growing up on a Pacific Northwest island in this beautifully written and illustrated picture book.

Off the coast of Washington State rise hundreds of small islands. Some are lush and green. Others are rugged and rocky. And each has its own personality.

Many islands are home mostly to deer, but quite a few have farms and fields, schools and stores, and people.

What is it like to live on an island?

Award-winning author Emma Bland Smith …




The Sasquatch and the Lumberjack

This one-of-a-kind picture book features the Sasquatch and the Lumberjack, unlikely friends who share wild adventures together. Filled with vivid and gorgeous illustrations, young readers will love stretching their imaginations as they follow these two quirky characters romping through the great outdoors.

After a tentative meeting one fall day, Sasquatch and Lumberjack develop a close friendship as they ski and sled, surf and swim, camp and hike, and forage and pick apples throughout the seasons. This delightful story of an unlikely friendship is told in spare text with endearing illustrations. Perfect for little readers with big imaginations!…




The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon, 2nd Edition

Find the best easy hikes in Oregon with this friendly guide to 85 days hikes throughout the state!

This day-hiking guidebook features the best 85 eighty-five low-impact hikes throughout the state from the Oregon Coast and Columbia River Gorge to Mount Hood. Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, the guide covers hikes in six regions throughout the state as well urban hikes and walks. Each trail description includes elevation gains, including a topographical map; clear, up-to-date driving directions; mileage and estimated hiking time; trail conditions; and more. Creaky Knees hiking guides are perfect …







The Creaky Knees Guide Washington, 2nd Edition

Find the best easy hiking trails across Washington state with this friendly guide to the best 100 day hikes in the state!

This day-hiking guidebook features the best 100 low-impact trails in the state from the Olympic Peninsula and Mount Rainier National Park to Eastern Washington. Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, the guide covers hikes in 10 regions throughout the state as well urban hikes and walks.

Each trail description includes elevation gains, including a topographical map; clear, up-to-date driving directions; mileage and estimated hiking time; trail conditions; and more. Creaky Knees …




The Creaky Knees Guide Northern California, 2nd Edition

Here are the 80 best low-impact day hikes in Northern California, perfect for aging baby boomers, seniors, those traveling with small children, and anyone else interested more in a stroll than a climb.

From hikes just outside of San Francisco to long strolls in the Sierra Nevada, this book covers 80 of the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the region.

Written in a personal but informative tone by outdoors expert Ann Marie Brown, The Creaky Knees Guide Northern California is a perfect resource anyone can use to explore the beauty of Northern California without breaking too much of a sweat.

In …




The Creaky Knees Guide Pacific Northwest National Parks and Monuments

The Pacific Northwest has some of the most awe-inspiring national parks in the country, and this guide will lead you to the 75 best day hikes in all of them!

For hikers of all ages and abilities, here is your guide to easy hikes in national parks and monuments throughout Washington and Oregon including:
 
     • North Cascades National Park
     • San Juan Islands National Monument
     • Olympic National Park
     • Mount Rainier National Park
     • Mount St. Helens National Monument
     • Newberry National Volcanic Monument
     • John Day Fossil Beds National Monument…




The Creaky Knees Guide Arizona

The Creaky Knees Guide Arizona is a hiking guidebook filled with kinder, gentler trails. Here are 80 of the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the state. 

Created for anyone who–regardless of age–can’t or doesn’t want to hike great distances over rough terrain to gain beautiful vistas and enjoy the wilderness. Most are day hikes, but there are a handful of backpack trips worthy of the Creaky Knees stamp of approval.

Trails are divided into regions: Grand Canyon, Northeast Plateaus, San Francisco Peaks Area, Mogollon Rim Country, Central Highlands, White Mountains, Phoenix Area, Tucson Area, Southern Mountains, and Western Deserts.

In addition …




Portland Family Adventures

Discover Portland’s best family-friendly outings, activities, attractions, and day trips in this complete, portable guide to family fun.

The Family Adventures guides are must-haves for local parents and visitors, as well as babysitters and other family members who want to explore Portland, Seattle, and the surrounding areas with kids. These go-to guides offer comprehensive ideas and listings appropriate for a wide array of ages, from babies and toddlers to young teens. Activities range from exploring children’s museums and other hands-on creative destinations to hiking, swimming, and ziplining, as well as visiting libraries, zoos, playgrounds, and much more, including where to …




Seattle Family Adventures

Get the inside scoop on the best family-friendly outings, activities, attractions, and day trips in the greater Seattle area in one comprehensive, portable guide.

The Family Adventures guides are must-haves for local parents and visitors, as well as babysitters and other family members who want to explore Portland, Seattle, and the surrounding areas with kids. These go-to guides offer comprehensive ideas and listings appropriate for a wide array of ages, from babies and toddlers to young teens. Activities range from exploring children’s museums and other hands-on creative destinations to hiking, swimming, and ziplining, as well as visiting libraries, zoos, playgrounds, …