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Olympic Peninsula Books

Here you will find gathered in one place, the titles we have highlighted on various pages at Go Northwest! This page features books on Washington state's Olympic Peninsula and Olympic National Park recreational activities, attractions, points of interest, cities and towns.

To continue browsing through the bookstore, click a place name or topic at left. Books are listed alphabetically by title.

You can order these books online using a major credit or debit card, Amazon Store Card or checking account. Just click on a title of your choice.

Day-Hike-OP-ThirdDay Hike! Olympic Peninsula, 3rd Edition: The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
by Seabury Blair Jr.
April 2014
Paperback, 304 pages; Kindle, 44,756 KB

This guide features 73 day hikes in the Peninsula with trails rated from easy to difficult. Each trail has a description, topographical map, photographs and more. Each hike is accessible from the Seattle area.

Day Hiking, Olympic PeninsulaDay Hiking, Olympic Peninsula
by Craig Romano
April 2007
Paperback, 384 pages; Kindle, 54,914 KB

Introducing next-generation trail guides for the Northwest. The Mountaineers Books introduces its new Day Hiking guidebook series, written by Northwest residents with impressive hiking resumes. These guides provide accurate information in attractive, high-quality packaging and are infused with the environmental ethic that distinguishes The Mountaineers Books from other outdoor publishers.

Fly-Fishing Guide to the Olympic PeninsulaFly-Fishing Guide to the Olympic Peninsula
by Doug Rose
December 2008
Paperback, 135 pages

A long-time resident and conservationist Doug Rose is just the person to take on this renowned region, not only is he a thoughtful, observant and skilled fisherman, he's also an interesting and talented writer. Whether you fish this area or are just interested in its storied past, this book makes for an informative and fascinating read.

Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National ParkBest Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park (Best Easy Day Hikes Series), Third Edition
by Eric Molvar
Falcon Guide
May 2015
Paperback, 100 pages

This book has clear descriptions and easy to follow trail maps for 31 short hikes suitable for everyone. Find 30 minute walks to full day adventures. Hikes are ranked from easy to challenging.

Moon Olympic Peninsula SecondMoon Olympic Peninsula, 2nd Edition (Moon Handbooks)
by Jeff Burlingame
June 2015
Paperback, 216 pages; Kindle, 6,844 KB

Written by a Washington native and author, this guide book details touring small towns, exploring the coast and hiking through the rain forests of Olympic NP. Trips can be planned around special interests such as three days of Twilight or seven days of highlights.

Moon Spotlight Olympic Peninsula Camping & HikingMoon Spotlight Olympic Peninsula Camping & Hiking
by Tom Stienstra & Scott Leonard
June 2010
Paperback, 146 pages

A compact guide covering the region's best camping and hiking sights - including Brothers Wilderness, Olympic National Forest, and Wonder Mountain Wilderness - perfect for campers or hikers looking for a back-country campsite or a place to pitch a tent. Hiking descriptions include distance, estimated hiking time, and a rating for difficulty. Includes easy-to-follow maps and clear driving directions.

Olympic MountainsOlympic Mountains
by Jefferson County Historical Society
April 2010
Paperback, 128 pages

The Olympic National Park was created in 1938 to protect the grandeur of the Olympic Mountains. The rugged coastal area was added in 1953. To further protect this remnant of wild America, Congress designated 95 percent of the park as the Olympic Wilderness in 1988. Today it is recognized as a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site and one of the most popular wilderness destinations in North America.

Olympic Mountains: A Climbing Guide 4th EditionOlympic Mountains: A Climbing Guide 4th Edition
by Olympic Mountain Rescue
March 2006
Paperback, 352 pages: Kindle, 8,099 KB

The only climbing guide devoted to Washington's Olympic National Park - now completely updated and expanded with more than thirty percent additional new material. This greatly expanded new edition adds an Alpine Rock section featuring classic climbs, a Crags and Sport Routes section revealing several rock climbing challenges within a short walk from roads, plus great bouldering locations.

Olympic National Park Pocket GuideOlympic National Park Pocket Guide
by Levi Novey
May 2008
Hardcover, 96 pages

Put Olympic National Park Pocket Guide in your pocket and discover majestic snow-capped mountains, lush rainforests, and wild coast. This information-packed, fully portable book highlights the key things you'll need to get the most out of your visit. Outdoor activities, flora, fauna, and history are detailed, as well as useful travel information to help you navigate areas in and outside the park.

Olympic-NP-Top-TrailsTop Trails: Olympic National Park and Vicinity: Must -Do Hikes for Everyone
by Doug Lorain
July 2014
Paperback, 336 pages; Kindle: 51,577 KB

Find information on hiking the best trails, everything from easy nature trails to demanding hikes, from all over the peninsula and in Olympic NP. Read about the range of options along with descriptions for each trail.

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