Bonnie Henderson

Order it from your favorite independent bookstore

or any online book retailer.

"Henderson is an expert on kid-friendly hikes from the coast to the Cascades."

Eugene Register-Guard

The 2018 edition of the only Oregon hiking book especially for kids and families points readers toward 121 of the best hikes in Oregon for people of all ages, especially young hikers from toddlers to grade-schoolers. They're fun, low-stress trails with built-in rewards to keep kids interested and motivated. You'll find directions for ...

  • Climbing up mountains and down rivers.
  • Walking behind waterfalls and across sand dunes.
  • Exploring an underground cave and old mining camp.
  • Hiking on a hill of black obsidian and a field of lava.


Hikes range from less than 1 mile to nearly 6 miles round-trip, with optional turnaround points for tired feet. Trails are rated from easy to challenging for children. Each outing highlights points of interest and opportunities for learning about nature on the trail.


"There are many great books out there to help parents find fun,

age-appropriate nature experiences, but we've settled on

Best Hikes With Kids: Oregon."

Metro Parent


Best Hikes with Kids: Oregon