Scenic Driving Oregon Guide Book

by Tom Barr (Falcon Guides)
Scenic Driving Oregon  by Tom Barr

328pp/maps/color & b-w photos
ISBN: 0762730323

Pack up the car and enjoy 45 drives through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Beaver State. This indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring scenic byways and back roads along the Pacific Coast and magnificent Columbia River Gorge, and through unspoiled wilderness, fertile farmlands, vineyards, orchards, and deserts filled with sagebrush. Oregon is a state of geographic contrasts created by eons of geological force--from the rocky shore to the high desert. Discover the wonders of this varied landscape, and enjoy skiing, fishing, boating, and historical attractions and museums along the way.

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Trails from the "Scenic Driving Oregon" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 45.
... Preview: A 48.8-mile loop past three man-made lakes into the southern Oregon Cascade mountains and through the Bear Creek Valley. As the drive leaves the Bear Creek Valley at about 1,900 feet elevation, it cli ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Ashland, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 48.8
... Preview: A 150-mile loop over the southern Oregon Cascade Mountains, along the western shore of Upper Klamath Lake and through the Rogue River and Bear Creek valleys. In the first seventeen miles, the drive cl ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Klamath Falls, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 150
... Preview: A five-mile drive along the Bandon waterfront and a coastline of spectacular seascapes and monoliths. Starting from Bandon’s Old Town waterfront, the drive travels southwest to the multi-use South Jet ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Bandon, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: A 114-mile drive, including eleven miles of gravel through southern Oregon’s Coquille River Valley, over the spine of the Coast Range mountains and along the Rogue River. Special attractions: Bandon ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Powers, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 114
... Preview: A 42.3-mile drive through pine forests and lava beds to the summit of Newberry Crater National Volcanic Monument. Starting in Bend, the drive heads south, then turns east and climbs to over 6,000 feet ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Bend, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 42.3
... Preview: A 109-mile signed scenic loop through Willamette Valley farms, vineyards, and foothills of the Coast Range mountains. In the past, there have been several versions of this drive. While some routings s ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Philomath, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 109
... Preview: A 130-mile paved route from the Columbia River grasslands into the forested Blue Mountains. For the first sixty miles, you’re likely to wonder why this route has been designated a Forest Service Sceni ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Ukiah, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 130
... Preview: An eighty-seven-mile signed highway through the Central Cascade Mountains, skirting nine alpine lakes. From central Oregon’s high desert, the drive climbs to about 6,000 feet at Mount Bachelor. As it ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Sunriver, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 87
... Preview: A 123-mile drive along the Central Oregon Coast shoreline and sand dunes, affording spectacular views from water level and ridgetops. The route stays close to the ocean on the 123 miles between Lincol ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Florence, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 123
... Preview: A forty-mile drive through Charleston Harbor, into three magnificent coastal parks and an estuary. Travelers can expect warm summer days in the seventies and eighties and winters in the sixties to sev ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Charleston, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 40
... Preview: A sixty-five-mile drive on paved roads through the most scenic section of the Columbia River Gorge from river level to 893 feet. The most scenic section of the Columbia River Gorge lies on the forty-t ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Hood River, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 65
... Preview: A thirty-one-mile scenic drive through an agricultural plain to spectacular high desert canyons surrounding an artificial lake fed by three rivers. Several Cascade Peaks dominate the horizon as the dr ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Culver, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 31
... Preview: A 106-mile paved loop through the desert valleys of the Baker and Powder rivers, agricultural lands, and into the Blue Mountains and Elkhorn Range. From Baker City, the drive follows the Powder River ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Granite, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 106
... Preview: A 122-mile signed scenic drive through Willamette Valley cities, farms, vineyards, and historic areas. This route was the main north-south avenue through the fertile Willamette Valley for over thirty ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Corvallis, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 122
... Preview: A 139-mile drive along two-lane paved highways through Willamette Valley farmlands and Coast Range mountains. From Eugene, the route takes travelers through the western Willamette Valley and over the ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Eugene, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 139
... Preview: A ninety-one-mile drive from the Willamette Valley through the Central Oregon Cascades and over Willamette Pass. This busy corridor connects Eugene, the state’s second largest city, with central Orego ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Oakridge, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 91
... Preview: A sixty-mile drive through northwestern Oregon’s Willamette Valley and French Prairie’s agricultural lands and historic areas. History and architecture take precedence over natural scenery that includ ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Woodburn, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 60
... Preview: A seventy-eight-mile loop drive through the Rogue River and Applegate valleys. The loop begins at an elevation of 974 feet and remains relatively level as it heads southwest from Grants Pass to Murphy ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Jacksonville, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 78
... Preview: A 270-mile scenic loop on paved roads through arid desert, lush farmlands, rugged canyons and forested mountains. From La Grande to Joseph, the route makes several crossings of the Wallowa and Grande ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Richland, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 270
... Preview: A fifty-eight-mile drive on paved and dirt roads through scenic canyons and into the mountains of the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. Beginning in Enterprise at 3,757 feet elevation, the drive ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Oregon"
Joseph, OR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 58

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