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"Bend, Oregon Daycations" by Kim Cooper

Finding the perfect book for locals and visitors alike, helping to plan a great day exploring the hidden gems of Central Oregon.


"The Nature of Bend" by LeeAnn Kreigh

Kreigh has written the go-to guide to finding and identifying the plants and animals of Bend.


"Run Fast. Eat Slow: Nourishing Recipes for Athletes" by Elyse Kopecky and Shalane Flanagan

Bend local Kopecky and four-time Olympian Flanagan show us that fuel for that long run doesn't need to be boring.


"Mountain Bike Bend" by Katy Bryce

Central Oregon is a mountain biker's dream, and whether you're looking for flowy single track or technical descents over volcanic rock, Bryce's book has the local recommendations.


"Tracks in the Snow" by Peter Shelton

A wonderful collection of stories and essays from the four-time Ski Writer of the Year, capturing a life spent on skis from Europe and back home to Mt. Bachelor.

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"The New Camp Cookbook: Gourmet Grub for Campers, Road Trippers, and Adventurers" by Linda Ly

Spending a night under the stars is what people in Bend live to do. If you want to eat well in camp, from meal prep to cooking techniques and out-of-this-world recipes, Ly's book will turn the chore into a real joy.


"Too Cold to Snow" by Sue Fountain

Lifelong resident Fountain perfectly captures what it was like to grow up in Bend during the '50s and '60s, when an idyllic small town had to grow up along with the rest of the country.


"Central Oregon Bouldering" by Jason Chinchen

This area is rapidly becoming a Northwest bouldering mecca, and this guide will get you the beta you need to hit the rock.


"As A Wolf Breathes" and "The Bear Within" by Wing Williams

If you're looking to dip into the local (and growing) poetry scene, either collection from Williams is a great place to start.


"How to Be a Wildflower: A Field Guide" by Katie Daisy

Central Oregon has a thriving arts scene, and if local artist Katie Daisy's book doesn't put a smile on your face and send you into the outdoors, there may be a drab office you need to get back to.

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"The Nature of Bend" by LeeAnn Kreigh

Kreigh has written the go-to guide to finding and identifying the plants and animals of Bend.

Look for these authors' books at local shops, including Dudley's Bookshop Cafe at 135 NW Minnesota Ave. in Bend.

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