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"Detailing more than 75 local parks and trails, complete with easy-to-read maps, directions, flora and fauna notes from naturalists like the Portland Audubon Society’s Bob Sallinger, and essays from writers such as Ursula K. Le Guin, it’s as much indispensable field guide as it is quirky coffee-table reader."

—Brian Barker and Julian Smith, Portland Monthly Magazine

Praise for the first edition

“Every schoolteacher should be supplied one for field trips. Every car should be sold with one in its glove compartment. Tuck one into every motel-room drawer next to the Gideon Bible. Front to back, there’s something in this book for everyone—a trip to take, a thought to spark a memory, a term to explain.”

—Bill Monroe, The Oregonian

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