Oregon Coast Trail Official Signage BOOKS
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National Coast Trail Association Recommendation, Oregon Coast Trail:
POSTPONE OR CANCEL Thru-Hikes and Overnight Backpacking Trips
due to COVID-19 until further notice. Detailed information can be found here.

Maps and descriptions of specific coast trail segments can be found in these quality guidebooks.
These books are both a great resource for hiking and include other information to have while traveling along the Oregon Coast to learn, explore and connect with other coastal trails, nature, history and culture.  They all include maps with varied detail of many trail segments.

100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range
100 Hikes/Travel Guide:
Oregon Coast & Coast Range, 4th Edition.

by William L. Sullivan / Navillus Press (2016) / ISBN: 9781939312112

This complete coastal guide describes hiking trails, campgrounds, museums, towns, and lighthouses from Washington's Long Beach south to California's Redwoods.

The expanded and revised Fourth Edition includes a 32-page color travel guide to coastal highlights, a guide to the Oregon Coast Trail, a color wildflower guide, a catalog of campgrounds, and a chart of the best inns and quaint hotels on the Oregon Coast.   
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Day Hiking Oregon CoastDay Hiking Oregon Coast, 2nd Edition
by Bonnie Henderson / The Mountaineers Books (2015) / ISBN: 978-1-59485-909-0

Day Hiking: Oregon Coast, 2nd Edition is a special sort of hiking guidebook. On one hand, there are dozens of hikes to choose from for an easy family outing. However, it also is a comprehensive guide to a once-in-a-lifetime, multiday trek of the ever-popular Oregon Coast Trail. Essentially this guide works for everyone wanting to experience any or all of Oregon’s Pacific Coast.

This comprehensive and engaging new edition includes:

Oregon Coast Trail: Official Pocket Guide & Maps, North Coast
Exploring The Oregon Coast Trail:
40 Consecutive Day Hikes from the Columbia River to the California Border  

by Connie Soper / Dragonfly Press (2015) / ISBN: 978-0-9768387-5-3

If you have taken even a short walk on any beach in Oregon, you have been on the Oregon Coast Trail. This wonderfully scenic and diverse trail extends nearly 400 miles from the Columbia River to the California border, with over half those miles on sand.  Exploring the Oregon Coast Trail provides the information you need to complete the entire trail, or to enjoy segments of it as a series of day hikes. This book also provides insights on chapters of Oregon’s coastal history that make hiking the OCT a special and unique experience. In doing so, it reminds us to celebrate Oregon’s open beaches and not take them for granted.

Highlights of the book include:

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