This practical trail guide weaves together a unique hiking experience with a better understanding of the history, personalities, and places that make the Oregon Coast so special. Most of the hikes described are accompanied with mile-by-mile maps and useful tips such as knowing which hikes are tide dependent, and how to arrange for boat rides. Along with historic and present day photographs the book also includes fascinating stories about the places you will encounter. Who was Matt Kramer? Which lighthouse became a columbarium? How did The Hollering Place get its name?