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Get Outside with OSU Press Books

August 24, 2016

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.)
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/birds-of-lane-county-oregon 

Corvallis Trails: Exploring the Heart of the Valley
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/corvallis-trails

Discovering Main Street: Travel Adventures in Small Towns of the Northwest
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/discovering-main-street

Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon: A Field Guide (includes a map & description of 30 best dragonfly-observing locations in Oregon, and Portland)
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/dragonflies-and-damselflies-of-oregon

Exploring the Tualatin River Basin: A Nature and Recreation Guide
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/exploring-tualatin-river-basin

Field Guide to Oregon Rivers
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/field-guide-to-oregon-rivers

Fishing the Northwest: An Angler’s Reader
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/fishing-northwest

A Guide to Freshwater Fishes of Oregon (forthcoming, October 2016)
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/guide-to-freshwater-fishes-of-oregon

Hiking from Portland to the Coast: An Interpretive Guide to 30 Trails (forthcoming, October 2016)
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/hiking-from-portland-to-coast

Listening for Coyote: A Walk Across Oregon’s Wilderness (Hiking maestro Bill Sullivan’s tale of his long trek across Oregon)
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/listening-for-coyote

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Hidden World of Pacific Northwest Dunes
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/naturalist%E2%80%99-guide-to-hidden-world-of-pacific-northwest-dunes 

One City’s Wilderness: Portland’s Forest Park, 3rd edition
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/one-citys-wilderness

Oregon Coastal Access Guide: A Mile by Mile Guide to Scenic and Recreational Attractions
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/oregon-coastal-access-guide

Pathfinder: Blazing a New Wilderness Trail in Modern America (Memoir by Ron Strickland, founder of the Pacific Northwest Trail)
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/pathfinder

Turning Down the Sound: Travel Escapes in Washington’s Small Towns
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/turning-down-sound

Walking Distance: Extraordinary Hikes for Ordinary People
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/walking-distance

The Wallowas: Coming of Age in the Wilderness
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/wallowas 

A Week in Yellowstone’s Thorofare: A Journey Through the Remotest Place
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/week-in-yellowstone%E2%80%99-thorofare 

Wild in the City: Exploring The Intertwine: The Portland-Vancouver Region’s Network of
Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas,
2nd edition
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/wild-in-city

Wild in the Willamette: Exploring the Mid-Valley’s Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas
http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/wild-in-willamette

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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