Adventure Guide to Pacific Northwest (Hunter Travel Guides) by Don Young, Marjorie Young

By Don Young, Marjorie Young

An attractive new advisor to the simplest outdoors enjoyable within the Pacific Northwest, masking Oregon, Washington, Victoria and Vancouver in British Columbia and much northern California. This ever-popular quarter bargains limitless possibilities for the energetic tourist, and this ebook indicates you the place, while and the way to discover them. Kayaking, mountaineering, biking, hiking, horseback driving, boating and extra to fill your days with event. Sightseeing, museums, galleries, theaters and picnicking will look after your "down time." Maps, pictures, index.

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The Arcata & Mad River ("Annie and Mary") Railroad suffered a tragic accident one Sunday in 1896 when the Mad River bridge collapsed and the train plunged onto the gravel bar below. Page 18 Arcata is located on Humboldt Bay, the largest harbor between San Francisco and Puget Sound. Its waters produce more than half the oysters grown in California. Willow Creek About 40 miles west of Arcata on CA 299 is the little town of Willow Creek, known as China Flat in the 1850s when it served as a distribution point for supplies being shipped to the various mining camps scattered throughout the hills.

They may not carry passengers or exceed the 15 mph speed limit. Bicyclists should yield to walkers and horseback riders on the trail. They should not ride more than two abreast, and after dark the cycle or the rider must have a white light that is visible for at least 500 feet in front and a red light or reflector visible for at least 600 feet to the rear. Mountain bikers should wear headgear, gloves, knee pads, elbow pads, and thick clothing. Don't ride any farther out than you can walk back in case of a flat tire, a broken part, or an accident.

Don't travel so fast you cannot react in an emergency. A wire fence can be almost invisible from a distance, and it can be deadly when hit at high speed. Be careful when crossing a road of any kind. Come to a complete stop before going on. For example, you can watch an exciting Western movie, or attend an actual Western rodeo. You can go to a lecture to learn about the Native Americans, or attend some real Native American dances. You can watch an archaeologist search for clues that will unravel an ancient mystery, or help to search for clues by participating in a dinner-theater murder mystery.

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