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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Craig shares with Outside Magazine the best hikes near Seattle

I was interviewed for an Outside Magazine feature on the best hikes near Seattle.  Here is what I had to…

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Urban Trails Vancouver

Craig Talks About Urban Trails Vancouver on Portland’s Afternoon Live

I recently had the pleasure of appearing (via Zoom of course during this Age of Covid) on Portland Oregon’s KATU…

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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

Recent Posts

100 Classic Hikes Washington

The all-time best-selling hiking guidebook for Washington State This edition has all new hikes, all new maps, and full color throughout Updated by Washington’s most…

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Just Released! A Beautiful New Book of Breathtaking Trail Images

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.…

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Finding Solitude in Motorcycle Country

I love wilderness areas—especially wilderness areas with a large W. In those federally protected areas I am assured that the land I will be hiking…

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Hike-a-thon was a huge Success!

325.1 miles hikes and more than $7700 raised for our trails! Wow. I am still catching by breath and catching up with my work after…

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