Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon Guide Book

by Mia Barbera (The Globe Pequot Press)
Rails To Trails Washington and Oregon  by Mia Barbera

220pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762706961

This is your comprehensive guide to walking, jogging, biking, and cross-country skiing the regions's rail-trail system. This book provides mile-by-mile descriptions of the area's most popular rural and urban rail trails, plus complete listings of the region's other rail-trails.

© Mia Barbera/The Globe Pequot Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 35.
... Preview: Portland’s beach resort town of the early 1900s sits on the north-western tip of Oregon, where the Columbia River empties into the Pacific Ocean. Lewis and Clark’s 8,000-mile trek in search of the Nor ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Astoria, OR - Birding,Fishing,Hiking,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails - Trail Length: 5.1
... Preview: The Banks-Vernonia Trail stretches through the hills east of the Coast Mountains. It’s 35 miles west of Portland, and 52 miles east of the coastal town of Seaside. Both trail endpoints—at Banks and at ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Banks, OR - Birding,Cross-Country Skiing,Fishing,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 21
... Preview: Seattle’s popular Burke–Gilman Trail invites you on a tour of funky Fremont, Lake Union and the ship canal, the University District, Lake Washington, and north-end neighborhoods. You’ll pass above the ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Seattle, WA - Fishing,Rail-Trails,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: The Cascade Trail reaches into the Cascade foothills in rural northwestern Washington. It parallels Route 20 on the flats until it climbs to a wooded hillside near Concrete. It crosses twenty-three tr ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Sedro Woolley, WA - Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails - Trail Length: 23
... Preview: Beginning as a narrow path below the streets of Renton, the Cedar River Trail ascends to street level to head east toward Maple Valley and Landsburg Park. The final miles of rural, wooded pathway visi ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Renton, WA - Fishing,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 17.5
... Preview: South Bend and Raymond, Washington, aren’t on the way to anywhere (unless you’re heading to Long Beach or Astoria for some oceanfront R&R). You have to want to come here. You have to like rural “unyup ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
South Bend, WA - Rail-Trails,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: This peaceful trail hides you from a commercial district near I–5, just a few miles from the state capitol in Olympia. It passes beside homes, then farms and ponds, finally reaching the Woodard Bay Co ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Olympia, WA - Horseback Riding,Rail-Trails,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: This trek along the Coal Creek Park Trail takes you through a bit of coal-mining history on your way to spectacular Cougar Mountain Park. It offers woodsy tranquility and a great work-out close to tow ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Bellevue, WA - Hiking,Rail-Trails - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Cowiche Canyon Trail takes you through both geological and railroading history. Slicing through a canyon and crossing the creek repeatedly, this rail-trail makes for a tour that’s both dramatic an ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Yakima, WA - Cross-Country Skiing,Fishing,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails,Walking - Trail Length: 2.9
... Preview: Take a scenic desert tour in a canyon above the Deschutes River. Visit the Columbia Gorge, Hood River, Goldendale, and the Dalles, and you’ve got an aesthetic, tasty, and interesting weekend. The cany ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Dalles, OR - Birding,Fishing,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: The Elliott Bay Trail provides a picturesque tour of Seattle’s downtown waterfront. It connects with the Seattle Waterfront Pathway for a longer stroll or ride along the waterfront. Surface: Paved. ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Seattle, WA - Fishing,Rail-Trails,Road Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 3.35
... Preview: The foothills of Mount Rainier and the southern Cascades, green valleys, rivers, creeks, eagles and salmon, small happy towns, and families at play—this is the Foothills Trail. The community created t ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Buckley, WA - Birding,Fishing,Horseback Riding,Rail-Trails,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: This interpretive hiking trail in the Stevens Pass historic district climbs a constant 2.2 percent grade. Kiosks guide you through a trail decorated with wildflowers and forests of ferns, alders, and ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Skykomish, WA - Rail-Trails - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The John Wayne Pioneer Trail crosses most of Washington State. The developed portion lies within the Iron Horse State Park. It parallels I–90 from Cedar Falls, near North Bend, to Kittitas, then drops ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
North Bend, WA - Birding,Cross-Country Skiing,Fishing,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails - Trail Length: 113
... Preview: This 15-mile trail offers a study in contrasts: from the bustling Supermall with its endless shops to small- town Algona, which looks straight out of the nineteenth century; from the imposing architec ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Tukwila, WA - Horseback Riding,Rail-Trails,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: Lake Sylvia State Park has something for everyone: logging history and operations, a dam, a thirty-acre lake, camping, picnicking, and any number of great trails to explore. Two of these trails—the Sy ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Montesano, WA - Birding,Fishing,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: Umatilla, Oregon, is a rural desert community at the southern tip of the I–82 bridge across the Columbia River. It connects the Yakima Valley wine country of Washington to Oregon. The historic trail b ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Umatilla, OR - Fishing,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails - Trail Length: 4.9
... Preview: Wineries, sunshine, fresh fruit, and more wineries! This traverse of the world-renowned Yakima Valley wine country will take you past any number of gourmet delights—fine dining, farm stands, candy sho ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Sunnyside, WA - Cross-Country Skiing,Rail-Trails,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 14.5
... Preview: Explore the 98-mile OC&E–Woods Line State Trail for its solitude and panoramic views. Walkers, joggers, cyclists, equestrians, skateboarders, and other nonmotorized travelers have one thing in common ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Klamath Falls, OR - Birding,Cross-Country Skiing,Fishing,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails,Trail Running - Trail Length: 98
... Preview: Leave Route 101 to tour a pathway with wildflowers, a covered bridge, and a beautifully restored trestle. This segment of the Olympic Discovery Trail offers a combination of flat and rolling terrain w ... From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Washington & Oregon"
Port Angeles, WA - Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Rail-Trails - Trail Length: 5