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Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park, 2ndBest Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park, 2nd edition
by Erick Molvar
Features concise descriptions and easy-to-follow maps for thirty-one short, manageable hikes. Veteran author and hiker Erik Molvar describes the best routes for those who have limited time or abilities, without missing out on the area's scenic splendors: majestic spires, Pacific coast beaches, and a rare temperate rain forest ecosystem.

Day Hike! Olympic PensinsulaDay Hike! Olympic Peninsula
by Seabury Blair Jr.
Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula uncovers the region’s best trails for day trippers, with more than 70 day-hikes from Hoodsport to Hurricane Ridge to the Pacific coast. Trails are rated on a scale of one to five based on views, water elements such as streams and waterfalls, crowding, and level of fun. Each trail description provides essential details, including mileage and estimated hiking time, elevation gain, conditions, best season, and special notes on dogs, bikes, and children.

Day Hiking, Olympic PeninsulaDay Hiking, Olympic Peninsula
by Craig Romano
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.

Exploring Washington's Wild Olympic Coast
by David Hooper
March 1993, Paperback, 143 pages, (guidebook)

Fly-Fishing Guide to the Olympic PeninsulaFly-Fishing Guide to the Olympic Peninsula
by Doug Rose
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.

Hiking Olympic National Park, 2nd editionHiking Olympic National Park, 2nd edition
by Erick Molvar
This updated edition features 66 of the finest trails in and around the park plus 40 additional recommendations throughout northwest Washington's spectacular landscape. Whether you choose a strenuous backpacking trip over glacier-clad mountains or a short stroll through a temperate rain forest, veteran trail guide and author Erik Molvar provides all the information you need.

Moon Spotlight Olympic Peninsula Camping & HikingMoon Spotlight Olympic Peninsula Camping & Hiking
by Tom Stienstra & Scott Leonard
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: A Visitor's Companion
by George Wuerthner
(National Park Visitor's Companion Series , No 5)
July 1999, 1st edition, Paperback, 288 pages, (guidebook)
Details the diverse ecosystems to be found in the area, including a temperate rainforest. Describes and illustrates in full color each of the plant and animal species and explores the park's geological history, land use issues, native people and past explorers.

Olympic MountainsOlympic Mountains
by Jefferson County Historical Society
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
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 Mountains Fishing Guide: Olympic National Park & Olympic Peninsula Lakes & Streams
by Dave Shorett
June 1996, Paperback, 108 pages, (guidebook)
Covers over 100 lakes and 30 streams, and describes in detail the most productive locations, the fish they contain, and the best gear and techniques for catching them.

Olympic National Park
by Sharlene Nelson, Ted W. Nelson
March 1998, Paperback, 48 pages, (non-fiction)
For ages 9 to 12. Included in the parks' attractions are a volcano, glaciers, mountains, a temperate rainforest, and plenty of wildlife.

Olympic National Park: A Natural History
by Tim McNulty
January 1999, Paperback, 272 pages, (non-fiction)
Guide to a wilderness region, with environments as diverse as wave swept Pacific coasts, glaciated alpine country and lush temperate rainforests.

Olympic National Park Pocket GuideOlympic National Park Pocket Guide
by Levi Novey
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.

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