The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon Guide Book

by Jeanne Louise Pyle (Menasha Ridge Press)
The Best in Tent Camping Oregon  by Jeanne Louise Pyle

192pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0897327063

From rocky coastlines to alpine meadows to sagebrush deserts, Oregon is great for tent-camping weekends and vacations. But do you know how to fi nd the right place? Here’s the answer, right in your hands. Maybe you seek a small, quiet campground near a fi sh-fi lled stream close to home. Maybe it’s to be a romantic interlude, or you have the kids and their friends in tow. In The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon, outdoor enthusiasts Jeanne Pyle and Paul Gerald have compiled the most up-to-date research—in the region they know so well—to steer you straight to the safe and scenic treasure spot you had in mind.

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Trails from the "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon" Guide Book
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... Preview: At 7,100-foot elevation and only 30 miles northwest of Baker City, is part of the Anthony Lakes Recreation Area, which also includes the much smaller and less developed Mud Lake Campground (with only ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Baker City, OR - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Okay. call me a masochist if you want. Perhaps you haven’t read enough of this book to know it, but I havfe to come clean with you on one count: I seem to have a perverse penchant for out-of-the-way c ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Dufur, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Primitive. Desolate. Rugged. Wild. Haunting. These are a few of the adjectives that quickly come to mind when I think back to my first impressions of Deschutes River country. “Riviere des Chutes” (Riv ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Prineville, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: While you may think of the Pacific Coast as a summer destination, Oregon steps to the beat of a different drummer. Many people flock to the rugged Oregon coast to watch the winter storms and look out ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Newport, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Buckhorn is a long way from anywhere, not unlike many of the lonely, sacred spots around the Blue Mountains, the Wallowa Valley, and Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. If you’re looking for a plac ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Enterprise, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Tired of driving forever on rough forest roads just to find a place to set up camp? Then check out Camp Creek. You can’t beat the convenience of this campground, located directly off US 26 right in th ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Zigzag, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: If you’re looking for a quiet, fairly small, and rather quaint camping area close to the central Oregon Coast but just a few miles from the busy coastal US 101, then Canal Creek is an excellent spot f ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Waldport, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Westward to US 101 and down the coast, we encounter our second installment in the cape collection (for the others, see pages 113and 156). While the entire Oregon Coast is one long necklace of windsw ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Port Orford, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: The first of three campgrounds in what I like to refer to as the “cape-camping collection” is the lovely and linear Cape Lookout State Park, just south of Netarts on the Three Capes Scenic Drive (for ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Tillamook, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Cape Perpetua, the last of the cape trio, was named by Captain James Cook in 1778. Cook passed by as he fearlessly continued north on his fruitless search for the Pacific link to the Northwest Passage ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Yachats, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Driving east on US 20 out of Sweet Home, you first pass Foster Lake, a large and decidedly un-scenic reservoir created by the Army Corps of Engineers. Then the road gets a little curvy, the trees get ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Cascadia, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Not too far out there, but definitely “out there,” a series of campgrounds on the Nestucca River are easily accessible via the official Nestucca Back Country Byway. You’ll have the distinct feeling th ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Tillamook, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Yes, i know it’s hard to believe, but the Columbia River Gorge does have a campground that is not overrun with tourists in RVs. And, it has the distinction of being considered the oldest official Fore ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Hood River, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: I lived in Oregon for almost 12 years before I went to Newberry Volcanic National Monument. Looking back, with shame, I believe the reasoning went like this: “It’s a volcanic monument (been to those) ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Bend, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Welcome to the heart of Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. If you’ve never ventured into this stunning sector of the Oregon coast, prepare yourself for an experience that you will not forget. From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Reedsport, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Hugging the southern boundary of Bull of the Woods Wilderness, peaceful Elk Lake is aptly named for the huge herds of elk that once grazed in this area. It lies in the subalpine shadow of Battle Ax Mo ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Mill City, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: I am not at all ashamed to admit that I had an ulterior motive when I was planning to visit Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site. You see, there’s this golf course I’d read about . . . From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Salem, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: Views of a 9,500-foot snowcapped peak, spacious, lakefront tent sites wonderfully free of annoying mosquitoes (well, most of the year), a wilderness boundary practically at the backflap of your tent, ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Klamath Falls, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: When you drive along the Aufderheide Memorial Drive (named for a former Willamette National Forest supervisor) on your way to Frissell Crossing, try not to think about what I did: lions and tigers and ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
McKenzie Bridge, OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: There’s out there, there’s really out there, and then there’s getting to Hart Mountain Antelope Refuge from the nearest town of Frenchglen, population 11! You follow OR 205 south for about 10 miles, ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Lakeview, OR - Campgrounds

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