Wendy Gorton reading - 50 Hikes with Kids Oregon and Washington
Join us for an afternoon with Wendy Gorton, author of the new book 50 Hikes with Kids Oregon and Washington.
About the book
Handcrafted for Northwest parents, educators, and caregivers who want to spark a love of nature, 50 Hikes with Kids highlights the most kid-friendly hikes in Oregon and Washington. These hikes are perfect for little legs—they are all under four miles and have an elevation gain of 900 feet or less. Every entry includes the essential details: easy-to-read, trustworthy directions; a detailed map; the hike length and elevation gain; highlights to see along the way; bathroom access; and where to grab a bite to eat nearby. Entries also include full-color photographs and fun things to see along the trail. Not just an outdoor guide book, 50 Hikes with Kids will help nurture a lifelong appreciation and reverence for the natural world.
About the author
Wendy Gorton is a global education consultant who has traveled to more than fifty countries to design educational programs, build communities, and train other educators. She holds a master’s degree in learning technologies and lives in Portland, Oregon, right by Powell’s Books, one of her greatest troves of inspiration.
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