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Coupeville Halloween Torchlight Parade

The Coupeville Halloween Torchlight Parade is an annual small town tradition that brings out the neighbors to enjoy costumes, catch up on chatting, and get in some pre-Halloween cheer. The event starts in Cooks Corner Park, with everyone milling around and running into others. Judges wander through the […]

2020-04-18T21:40:41-07:00October 26, 2019|

Unique Community Art Effort at Monarch Sculpture Park in Tenino

Monarch Sculpture Park is a community art effort started by an individual and now helped & carried by the community to keep it going. When it was formed in 1995, it grew across its 5 acres into a mix of sculptures that now totals 110+. It apparently went […]

2019-10-20T21:47:00-07:00October 13, 2019|

Cape Horn trail overlooking Columbia River Gorge

The trail up to Cape Horn on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge rises steadily through pretty forest. After a couple miles, the views start opening up at several points atop the sheer rock outcropping. Views span the Columbia River Gorge, especially to the east toward […]

2019-10-16T23:00:15-07:00October 12, 2019|

White Water Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho

The Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho is one of the most classic, sought after, remote, and beautiful long distance raft rides in all of North America. In fact, it is considered world class. The variety and interest of geology, nature, white water rapids, remote camping […]

2020-04-18T21:13:02-07:00September 21, 2019|

Exploring Swimming Holes along the Yuba River

South Yuba River State Park of Penn Valley California has a fascinating complex of water-sculpted swimming holes, mini rapids, underwater tunnels, and walls from which to leap into the swirling water below. Pockets of sand & gravel beaches line the river between boulders. On a nice day, the […]

2020-03-30T11:09:34-07:00September 1, 2019|

Going For Gold at Empire Mines State Park

Empire Mines State Park in Grass Valley California provides a fascinating historical view into one of California’s largest, deepest, and most abundant gold mines. Across more than a century it produced over 5.8 million ounces of gold from its 367 subterranean miles of mine shafts (most of which are […]

2020-03-29T12:33:57-07:00August 31, 2019|

Water Splashing Fun at Velocity Island Park Aqua Park in Woodland California

Velocity Island Aqua Park in Woodland California is a fun family getaway with a number of things to do on hot sunny days. The water park includes a wide range of activities for different ages and interests. A complex set of floating water obstacles fill a large artificial […]

2020-04-18T18:38:11-07:00August 29, 2019|