Oregon Adventures

Oregon author William L. Sullivan shares hundreds of hikes, photos, books, videos, audio books, and more -- welcome to Oregon adventures!

Let's go hiking!

Here are author William L. Sullivan's favorite Oregon places, including photos and descriptions of 500 hiking trails. To start, simply choose the area of Oregon that interests you, or sample one of Bill's "Top 14 Hikes".

Meet the author! Click here for a 40-second video introduction to the author and this website.

Or watch a 30-minute interview with Sullivan about his writing and his career. Or watch his one-hour slide show presentation on "D.B. Cooper & the Exploding Whale: Folk Heroes of the Northwest" at the Oregon State Library.

William L. Sullivan is best known for his hiking guidebooks -- and yes, he has hiked every trail he could find in the state -- but he has also written six novels, three books on Oregon travel & adventure, two books on Oregon history, and two adventure memoirs.

Bill gives dozens of slide shows each year and appears at many booksigning events. Check his schedule here to meet him in person.

New Hikes in NW Oregon & SW Washington

NEW -- WATCH THE VIDEO of Sullivan's presentation, "New Hikes in NW Oregon & SW Washington." Although his live slide shows were canceled due to the corona virus, the West Linn Public Library has posted the presentation online at https://youtu.be/G_soKBtMXNM .

New Hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades

NEW -- WATCH THE VIDEO of Sullivan's presentation, "New Hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades." Although his live slide shows were canceled due to the corona virus, the Deschutes Public Library has posted the presentation online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBbBJMoQyJY&feature=youtu.be

NEW eBooks! Digital versions of Sullivan's books are now available from Amazon Kindle for 9.99 As eBooks, the "100 Hikes" guidebooks have hundreds of color photos, large maps, links, and the most recent updates. Take a free look inside "100 Hikes/Travel Guide: NW Oregon & SW Washington", for example.

NEW! Find that wildflower you saw on the trail with Steve Sullivan's interactive Wildflower Search, identifying over 8,000 flowers by color, shape, and location.

NEW! A gorgeous coffee-table picture book, Hiking Trails of the Pacific Northwest, illustrated by Bart Smith, with the Oregon text by William L. Sullivan.

NEW Audio Books! Ten of Sullivan's most popular books are now available at Amazon Audible. Click on the titles below to listen to free 4-minute audio samples.