Best Rail Trails Pacific Northwest by Natalie Bartley is the complete guide to walking, jogging, biking, and cross-country skiing more than sixty of the best rail trails in one of the most beautiful and geographically varied reaches of America.
Written by (a local author with expert knowledge of the region, this easy-to-use book provides mile-by-mile descriptions of the most popular rural and urban rail trails in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, plus complete listings of the region’s other rail trails—from Washington’s Burke Gilman Trail that passes above the old sand point naval base, to Idaho’s Route of the Hiawatha Trail, renowned for its tunnels.
Full trail profiles, including length, access points, difficulty rating, and surface type
Detailed trail maps
At-a-glance icons for easy identification of rail trails that best suit one’s interests
Information on wheelchair accessibility; availability of parking, restrooms, and places to eat along the trail; locations of ranger stations, visitor’s centers, and depot museums; and where to rent bikes