Washington's Pacific Coast: A Guide To Hiking, Camping, Fishing & Other Adventures by Greg JohnstonWashington's Pacific Coast: A Guide To Hiking, Camping, Fishing & Other Adventures by Greg Johnston

Washington's Pacific Coast: A Guide To Hiking, Camping, Fishing & Other Adventures

byGreg Johnston

Paperback | May 15, 2015

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The first comprehensive guidebook to the entire Washington coast - from the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the mouth of the Columbia River - Best hiking trails, campsites, fishing spots, paddle routes, beachcombing, and more - Trip and activity options include related natural history information - Includes Olympic National Park's spectacular 70-mile-long wilderness beach stripA wild ocean snuggled up to a wild land in the furthest corner of the Lower 48 states - the Washington coast is a unique adventure destination and this new guidebook covers all 157 miles of it. Whether you're out for a single day of salt air and sand castles, or a weeklong backpack with surf lulling you to sleep at night, you'll discover your best options with Washington's Pacific Coast.Author Greg Johnston has had a long and intimate relationship with this coast, and his voice is distinctive, passionate, often opinionated, and clearly knowledgeable. His authoritative guide provides fun and family-friendly activities, as well as detailed and expansive information, history, and geology. (If Captain Cook passed by where you are, this guide will tell you - and make the trip feel all the more satisfying.) In addition to numerous hiking options - including some never-before-published trails - Greg covers every state park along the coast, other public parks, campgrounds, fishing and clamming spots, paddling options, and the best beachcombing destinations.In addition to describing the abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, Johnston delves into the rich cultural and natural history of the coast, as well as practical details such as tsunami preparedness, Leave No Trace practices, weather and ocean beach precautions, and more.
Greg Johnston is a Seattle-area native, lifelong outdoors nut, and journalist who has worked as a reporter for the Associated Press, the Daily World, the Seattle Post- Intelligencer, and AOL's Patch Media Corp. Greg has covered dozens of stories on the coast, from Native American fishing rights issues and pollution in coastal rivers, t...
Title:Washington's Pacific Coast: A Guide To Hiking, Camping, Fishing & Other AdventuresFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.97 × 6.86 × 0.65 inPublished:May 15, 2015Publisher:The Mountaineers BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1594859396

ISBN - 13:9781594859397

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