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Portland Hill walks

Laura O. Foster

Portland Hill walks

twenty-four explorations in parks and neighborhoods

by Laura O. Foster

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Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walking,
  • Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLaura O. Foster
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.42.O72 P6737 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25404595M
    ISBN 109781604693256
    LC Control Number2012028521

    Get this from a library! Portland Hill walks: 24 explorations in parks and neighborhoods. [Laura O Foster] -- Portland Hill Walks features twenty-four miniature adventures stocked with stunning views, hidden stairways, leafy byways, urban forests, and places to sit, eat, and soak in the local scene. The. Find o of the best walking routes in Portland. Maps, races, & running clubs in Portland, OR. Track & analyze your walks.

      The familiar arch of the Fremont Bridge in North Portland. During the first nine months of , I got into a great routine of doing weekly urban hikes. Using “Portland Hill Walks” as my guide to assorted explorations in city parks and neighborhoods, I logged 15 of these hikes — each one of them enjoyable and educational. And then I stopped. The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) of "Portland Hill Walks: Twenty Explorations in Parks and Neighborhoods" is By using this unique isbn code, readers can find a book more accurately. "Portland Hill Walks: Twenty Explorations in Parks and Neighborhoods" currently has 5 different editions with English edition language.

    Nob Hill Walking Tour, Portland: Address, Phone Number, Nob Hill Walking Tour Review: 5/55/5(1). This is an urban ramble out of the first hiking book I purchased shortly after moving to Portland 3 years ago, Portland Hill Walks by Laura O. Foster. I used to do this walk times per week during the 3 months that preceded my joining this hiking club.


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Portland Hill walks by Laura O. Foster Download PDF EPUB FB2

Portland Hill Walks is no ordinary guidebook. No restaurant ratings, no rehashed explanations of how the city got its name. Instead, in twenty meandering, view-studded strolls from forested canyons to cityscape peaks, this lively travelogue answers questions you may never have thought to ask, such as: What street used to be a row of floating homes?/5(13).

Portland Hill Walks features twenty-four miniature adventures stocked with stunning views, hidden stairways, leafy byways, urban forests, and places to sit, eat, and soak in the local scene. The revised and updated edition offers five new walks in addition to the well-loved classics, with new contemporary and historical photos and easier-to-follow directions.5/5(12).

Portland Hill walks book Portland Hill Walks features twenty-four miniature adventures stocked with stunning views, hidden stairways, leafy byways, urban forests, and places to sit, eat, and soak in the local scene.

The revised and updated edition offers five new walks in addition to the well-loved classics, with new contemporary and historical photos and easier-to-follow directions/5(13). Portland Hill Walks is no ordinary guidebook. No restaurant ratings, no rehashed explanations of how the city got its name.

Instead, in twenty meandering, view-studded strolls from forested canyons to cityscape peaks, this lively travelogue answers questions you may never have thought to ask, such as: What street used to be a row of floating homes?/5.

The revised edition of Portland Hill Walks is coming out March with five new walks, some of the long to 7 miles. All were revised and one walk was cut. The new book will have 24 walks.

Portland Hill Walks Walk 9 Willamette Park to Terwilliger Loop The trail at point 7 on the map is closed due to construction on I   More than just a walking guide, Portland Hill Walks is a guide to living in Portland, and it seems like bringing this book along on walks will be like having one’s own personal tour guide.

Laura Foster is also the author of Portland City Walks: Twenty Explorations In and Around Town, The Portland Stairs Book, and Walk There. 50 treks in and.

Portland Hill Walks 1st Edition Twenty Explorations in Parks & Neighborhoods by Laura O Foster available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. Explore Portland, Oregon's city streets, stairs, trails, and hidden passageways to discover stories 5/5(1).

Shop new, used, rare, and out-of-print books. Powell's is an independent bookstore based in Portland, Oregon. Browse staff picks, author features, and more. There is one book I recommend to people at least once a month. Over and over again, the best book for any one who loves Portland or wants to learn to love it, is Portland Hill Walks: Twenty Explorations in Parks and Neighborhoods by Laura O.

Foster. Simply, it’s. And editing credits go to Laura O. Foster, author of "Portland Hill Walks" and the upcoming "Portland City Walks." The Oregonian talked walking with. Portland Hill Walks features twenty-four miniature adventures stocked with stunning views, hidden stairways, leafy byways, urban forests, and places to sit, eat, and soak in the local scene.

The revised and updated edition offers five new walks in addition to the well-loved classics, with new contemporary and historical photos and easier-to-follow r you feel like meandering. From the inspired creator of the beloved Portland Hill Walks comes a rich collection of twenty eye-opening walks exploring the backstreets and back stories of the neighborhoods of Portland and five nearby towns.

Laura Foster's new walking routes are easy to follow, self-guided, and accessible by public transportation.

They also include plenty of snacks and offbeat treasures along the way. From 4/5(1). Portland Hill Walks features twenty-four miniature adventures stocked with stunning views, hidden stairways, leafy byways, urban forests, and places to sit, eat, and soak in the local scene.

The revised and updated edition offers five new walks in addition to the well-loved classics, with new contemporary and historical photos and easier-to-follow directions.

She began researching her first book, “Portland Hill Walks,” in and the rest is walking history. When she’s not out walking, she’s restoring the acre forested property where she. Get this from a library. Portland Hill walks: 24 explorations in parks and neighborhoods.

[Laura O Foster]. On a warm summer day, this Southeast Portland park comes to life with grass-covered sunbathers, giggling children, and locals roaming the trails.

Take a brief walk on the path through the park, pop a squat beneath a tree for a quick nap, or bring a book to read beside the pond. Don’t forget to bring picnic fixings — you’ll want to stay. An inventory of Portland outdoor public stairways with each stairway having or more stairs.

Most of these stairways are described in Laura O. Foster's book, "The Portland Stairs Book". Go to for more info and stair maps for other cities.

Portland Hill Walks is no ordinary guidebook. No restaurant ratings, no rehashed explanations of how the city got its name. Instead, in twenty meandering, view-studded strolls from forested canyons to cityscape peaks, this lively travelogue answers questions you may never have thought to ask, such as: What street used to be a row of floating homes.

Portland Hill Walks features twenty-four miniature adventures stocked with stunning views, hidden stairways, leafy byways, urban forests, and places to sit, eat, and soak in the local scene. The revised and updated edition offers five new walks in addition to the well-loved classics, with new contemporary and historical photos and easier-to.

Washington Park – once home to Portland’s first zoo (though not in the same spot it is today!) – has a number of different historical attractions. Along our route I’ll be sharing facts about the area and pointing out interesting landmarks from Foster’s book.

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