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Peaceful Places in Portland

Paul’s new 2012 book is called “Peaceful Places in Portland”

Portland Outdoorsy News: Larch Mountain Road open, Sandy River Delta closed.

  • Paul Gerald
  • June 5, 2012
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Just a couple of news items from the Oregonian I thought I’d share. One is that the road to Larch Mountain, one of the great  viewpoints in the Columbia River Gorge, is now open. The view of the Gorge and Mount Hood  from up there is pretty stupendous, and it’s  a great place to go…

Portland’s Butterfly Park

  • Paul Gerald
  • January 9, 2012
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One of the great things about writing is that it makes me go out and discover stuff. For example, when I was writing 60 Hikes, I walked the whole Willamette Greenway Trail and found out Portland has a Butterfly Park. Bet you didn’t know that. So now I get to explore and learn more about…

Help Me Research “Peaceful Places”

  • Paul Gerald
  • January 16, 2011
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I am working on a new project for Menasha Ridge Press, who published my 60 Hikes book. The book is called Peaceful Places – Portland. They’ve already got titles in the series on San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. So here’s what I seek from readers: suggestions of peaceful places around Portland. The categories…