Suggested Citation: Kerr, Andy. 2000. Oregon Desert Guide: 70 Hikes. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books. p. 42.
One can have a fine enough time hiking in the desert just taking in the views and the smells. Many people do just that. However, one's appreciation can be enhanced by some knowledge of nature and its processes. The following is intended to intrigue you to learn more (see also Recommended Reading).
See the "Wilderness, Natural, and Recreational Values" table at the end of the chapter for a listing of outstanding features of proposed wilderness.