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Grant's Getaways: 101 Oregon Adventures

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ISBN-10: 0882408615

ISBN-13: 9780882408613

Edition: N/A

Authors: Grant McOmie, Jeff Kastner

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Emmy Award–winning journalist and fifth-generation Oregon native Grant McOmie provides travelers with an in-depth guide to 101 of the best Oregon destinations featured in his popular television seriesGrant’s Getaways, produced by KGW-TV and Travel Oregon. Come along with Grant McOmie as he explores family-friendly destinations and day trips across the width and breadth of Oregon. From kayaking in Netarts Bay, riding a jet boat on the Rogue River, and fishing for Deschutes River steelhead to exploring Lava River Cave in the Newberry Volcanic National Monument, digging for fossils in the John Day Basin, and riding mountain bikes at Black Rock,Grant’s Getaways: 101 Oregon Adventureshas an…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 4/2/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990

A fifth-generation Oregon native, McOmie is a journalist, author, and teacher who realized he hadn't seen enough of his native state and he has spent much of his thirty-year career as a news reporter exploring Oregon. He ended up enjoying his getaways so much that he decided to share these "teachable moments with touchable history" in a new Grant's Getaways series of guidebooks.

Map
Acknowledgments
Introduction
January
So Easy Anyone Can Try: Adventures Without Limits
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle: Hopworks Brewpub
Solitary Sentinels: Oregon's Heritage Trees
A Friend to the Critters: Wildlife Images
Monument to History: Fort Yamhill State Heritage Area
Hot Shot for a Cold Spell: Belknap Hot Springs
Mush Puppies!: Dog Sledding at Mount Bachelor
A Front Row Seat to Wildlife: Elkhorn Wildlife Area
February
A Gem of a Museum: Rice Northwest Museum
Romance of Waterfalls: Oregon Waterfalls in Winter
Frozen in Time: Erratic Rock State Natural Site
Feels Like Floatin' on a Cloud: Mount Hood Snowshoeing
Off-Roading: Tillamook State Forest
The Rugged Edge of Oregon: Cape Perpetua Scenic Area
Dawn Patrol: Klamath Basin Bald Eagles
Visit the Valley of Peace: Hot Lake Springs
March
The Forest in Our Backyard: Magness Tree Farm
Pack-Rat Prizes: Three Mile Museum
A Perfect Paddle: Netarts Bay
This Creek Will Carry You Away: Drift Creek
A Sneak Peek at Nature: While River Wildlife Area
Passages Through Time: Covered Bridges of Linn County
Two-Wheeled Adventure: Covered Bridges Scenic Bikeway
Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh My!: Wildlife Safari
Trail of Ten Falls: Silver Falls State Park
April
Like Wings of an Eagle: Soaring Over Washington County
A Playground in the Trees: Tree to Tree Adventure Park
A Governor's Legacy: Rowena Crest
Rockhounds Go Holleywood: Sweet Home's Petrified Wood
A Sublime Spring View: Mount Hood
Supper From the Sea: Razor Clams
What a Fluke!: Cape Lookout State Park Trail
Golden Flower of Prosperity: Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site
Oasis in the Desert: Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
May
Hiking to New Heights: Saddle Mountain State Natural Area
Hidden in Plain View: Ki-A-Kuts Falls
A River Song: Nestucca River Scenic Byway
Colorful Delights: Marys Peak
It Will Make You Feel Small: Valley of the Giants
A Cross Cascades Escape: The Upper Willamette River
Strike It Rich For Recreation: Green Peter Reservoir
Marsh Music: Klamath Lake Canoe Trail
Somewhere Over the Rainbows: Klamath River Rainbow Trout Fishing
June
Up, Up, and Away: Hot Air Balloons
Lend a Hand and Learn More: Firsthand Oregon
Flying Fish: High Cascade Trout Stocking
Soft Sides of an Iron Giant: Iron Mountain Trail
Monumental Recreation: Newberry National Volcanic Monument
Birth of a River: Metolius River
Looking Back in Time Lava Lands
A Jewel Anytime!: Diamond Lake
Three for the Price of One: Sunset Bay, Shore Acres, and Cape Arago State Parks
July
Outdoor Class in Session: Youth Outdoor Day
Free Riding: Black Rock Mountain
Afoot and Afloat: Clay Meyers State Natural Area at Whalen Island
The View from the Saddle: Santiam State Forest
Beauty for All to Enjoy: Opal Creek Wilderness
Paddling in the High Cascades: Wanderlust Tours
At Home on the Water: Lake Billy Chinook
Touchable History: Oregon Caves National Monument
Passage into Paradise: Rogue River Jet Boat
August
Ready, Set, Fore!: Disc Golf
Supper From a Stream: Crawfishing
Huckleberry Hounds: Willamette National Forest
Climbing Giants: Willamette National Forest
New Way to Get Around Oregon: Siltcoos River Canoe Trail
Digging into Oregon's Past: Digging Fossils in Fossil
Oregon's Striking Azure Beauty!: Crater Lake
Swiss Alps of the West: Wallowa Lake State Park
September
Take Aim!: Oregon Archery
Out'n Back Adventures: Willamette Valley Wanderings
Fishing for Kings: Tillamook Bay
Dinosaurs with Fins: The Giants at Bonneville Fish Hatchery
All Hands on Deck: Newport
Hidden Treasures: Wolf Creek Inn State Heritage Site
Vanishing Wilderness: South Slough Estuary
Summer Passage: Deschutes River Steelhead
October
Paddling the Season: Tualatin River
Connections with Our Past: Historic Cemeteries
Do You Have Chanterella-Vision?: Mushroom Hunting
A Walk on the Wild Side: Wildwood Recreation Site
Crazy for Dungeness: Crab Class
Bonney Butte Raptors: Mount Hood
It's for the Birds: Oregon Birding Trail
Golden Nugget of History: Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Area
November
Communities that Flock Together: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve and Fernhill Wetlands
Wilderness as Close as Your Own Backyard: Oxbow Regional Park
Access for All: Wheelchair Destinations
Feathery Invasion: Sauvie Island Sandhills
Down By the Old Mill Stream: Thompson's Mills State Heritage Site
Rowing Through History: The All-Oregon Boat
Secrets in the Sand: Float Wizards
Restoration-An Acre at A Time: Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area
December
Easy to Reach Outdoors: Wild in the City
Northwest Nature Guide: Smith and Bybee Wetlands Natural Area
Lewis and Clark Slept Here: Fort Clatsop National Memorial
A Home for Eagles: Twilight Eagle Sanctuary
Snow Play: Mount Hood National Forest
Wintertime Wapiti: Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area
Making Tracks in Deep Powder: Mount Bachelor
Higher Education: High Desert Museum
Recommended Reading
Index