Hiking Trails of the Pacific Northwest

Hiking Trails of the Pacific Northwest

Get your copy of this gorgeous hardbound book published by Rizzoli New York. The photographs are by Bart Smith. I co-wrote the text with William L. Sullivan. And the Foreword was written by the honorable Daniel Evans.

Now Available!

Hike, Run, Walk
close to the city!

The latest Urban Trails books--Eastside and Tacoma are now available! Start exploring Anderson Island, the Issaquah Alps, Snoqualmie Valley and a slew of vibrant communities from Lakewood to Redmond.

Romano Honored as a Literary Lion in 2019

On March 16th, 2019 I was honored along with a group of other Northwest authors as a Literary Lion by the King County Library System Foundation. Along with sharing the stage with such notable writers as Jennifer Egan (Keynote Speaker) and Nancy Pearl (emcee); I signed lots of books, met lots of great people, and we raised nearly a half million dollars for literacy programs in King County!

Craig appears on an episode of SOS How to Survive

Craig makes an appearance on SOS How to Survive

I made an appearance on Season 2 Episode 4 of the Weather Channel's SOS How to Survive with Creek Stewart. Tune in to learn about edible berries in the Northwest and how to survive in the woods..

Best Winter Hikes on King 5 Evening

Catch my segment on King 5's Evening talking about the Best Winter Hikes in Western Washington.

Craig Romano

Prolific Guidebook Author

Craig is an award-winning guidebook author, outdoors writer and photographer, ardent conservationist, and Northwest trails and hiking expert. He hikes, runs, paddles, and bikes and has written about these passions for more than two dozen publications, including; Seattle Met, Backpacker, Paddler, Northwest Runner, AMC Outdoors, Northwest Travel, and Outdoors NW. Craig writes weekly content for Hikeoftheweek.com and is the author of more than 25 books. He is currently working on several new titles in The Mountaineers Books’ Urban Trails series. Still curious?

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Urban Trails Vancouver
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In The News

Romano highlighted in University of Washington Magazine

I was deeply honored to be portrayed in my alumni magazine. Read full article here.

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Romano Interviewed in L’Italo Americano

Ask outdoor enthusiast Craig Romano what has most influenced his life and his answer comes quickly and confidently: his Italian…

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Craig Romano

Actively Northwest Interview

I was interviewed by Actively Northwest on the value of hiking for a healthy lifestyle. Read the Interview here!

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Craig with cameraman on Q13

Craig on Q13 News

I recently appeared on Q13 in Seattle with Omar Lewis to talk about my Urban Trails Eastside book. Watch the…

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Craig Romano's Top 3 Urban Hikes in the Seattle area

Craig appears on SOS How to Survive with Creek Stewart

Craig Romano: Urban Trails Tacoma

Craig takes his son hiking to Deception Falls on King5 Evening

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