Oregon Byways

Oregon Byways


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Art Berstein has blazed the trail on 75 great adventure drives. In Oregon Byways, he describes the state's varied topography, geology, and human and natural history, as well as the routes. Whether you are planning a family vacation or an overnight getaway, you can choose among trips ranging from 4 to 64 miles, all described with driving directions and information on camping, water supply, backcountry driving, and the nearest amenities.

-Follow Succor Creek through a remote desert canyon to the red-rock spires of Leslie Gulch and the Owyhee Reservoir
-Climb to 9700 feet on Steens Mountain Road, the hightest road in Oregon, to a breathtaking view of the Alvord Desert

-Take the challenging journey into Hells Canyon, 2000 feet deeper than the Grand Canyon
-Wander through pastoral Millicoma River Valley to Golden and Silver falls, tumbling hundreds of feet over sandstone outcrops

Customized maps help you wend your way. Updated with current information about forests and other areas that were severely burned in the 2002 Biscuit Fire.

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