Wynoochee Lake

Spending A Day In The Beauty Of Wynoochee Lake

Step into the feral beauty of the Olympic Mountains with a day trip to the smooth-as-silk sapphire waters of Wynoochee Lake.  Wynoochee Dam Located on the southern hip of the…

Twin Falls

A Hike To Twin Falls

If you want to go chasing waterfalls, but don’t want a hike that is super strenuous, Twin Falls in North Bend is the hike for you. Located in Olallie State…

diablo lake overlook

Diablo Lake Washington: Camping and Hiking in the North Cascades

For pristine wildlife and scenery, it doesn’t get much better than the divine views of Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park. North Cascades National Park is one of the…

fireweed flower

Edible Herbs and Wildflowers in Washington State

Washington has a unique abundance of wild foods that grow across the entire state. From the coast to the eastern plains, these rugged lands offer an unparalleled diversity of landscapes…

lake crescent from mt. storm king

Conquering Mount Storm King

Mount Storm King in the Port Angeles area of Olympic National Park boasts one of the most incredible views in Washington. Climbing 2,000 feet above Lake Crescent, you can see…

wild strawberry blossom berry foraging in Washington

The Basics Of Berry Foraging In Washington State

Washington state has foraging opportunities year-round, but if you’ve got your heart set on picking wild berries, your best bet will be to venture out sometime between July and September….

Cutthroat Lake in Washington

Rainy And Cutthroat Lake: Exploring Two Accessible Trails Near The Cascades Highway

Do you like towering mountain peaks? Tight valleys and a road that zigs and zags back and forth? A drive not like many others? Do you love encountering breathtaking views?…

Ocean Shores Weatherwax Trail

Six Easy Grays Harbor Trails To Warm Up Your Winter

The weather outside may be frightful, but outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty in Grays Harbor County that’s delightful. That’s because coast-hugging Grays Harbor escapes the polar bear weather and deep…

Index, Washington getaway

5 Hideaway Staycations I’m Dreaming Of In Washington

We all need a vacation. Nay, we all deserve a vacation at this point. I’m not even going to explain beyond that, because I can already see you nodding your…

squires lake in Alger

Squires Lake: A Fun Loop Hike With Kids or Pups!

If you’re seeking fresh air and nature’s beauty and you don’t want to go too far – Squires Lake is an ideal hike to explore!  Looking to breathe in fresh…

Lake Serene in Washington

How To (Realistically) Complete Your 52-Hike Goal

We’ve all done it; made a lofty New Year’s resolution and abandoned it by mid-March, if not sooner! On Jan. 1, 2020 I made a resolution to complete 52 hikes…

Lake Sylvia, Six 'Fido Friendly' Walks in Grays Harbor

Seven Fido-Friendly Walks In Grays Harbor

Baby, it’s cold outside, but you and Fido need some outdoor exercise. Don’t let cold weather keep you or your dog cooped up during the winter months. Bundle up and…