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Hiking the Central Oregon Coast
January 9 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series
Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 – March 20 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season.
January 9 at 10:00am
Presenting Bonnie Henderson, Avid Hiker & Author
The roughly 30 miles of Oregon Coast between Waldport and Florence is a hiker’s dream: long, wide beaches, trails through old growth forest, spectacular viewpoints, and more. Join hiking guidebook author Bonnie Henderson to learn about her favorite day hikes north and south of Yachats and to ask questions about day hiking and even backpacking on the central Oregon Coast.
About the Presenter
Journalist Bonnie Henderson is an avid hiker the author of two guidebooks from Mountaineers Books, Day Hiking: Oregon Coast and Best Hikes with Kids in Oregon; her third guidebook, Hiking the Oregon Coast Trail, is due out in fall 2021. She is also the author of two critically acclaimed nonfiction books, The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast and Strand: An Odyssey of Pacific Ocean Debris. She currently serves as communications coordinator for North Coast Lake Conservancy based in Seaside, Oregon.