Seattle Mini Maker Faire

The Seattle Mini Maker Faire is a terrific event for adults, kids, people who want to learn something interesting, and people who like to learn about cool stuff. Maker Faires are organized around the country by “creative geeks” who meld science, art, performance, and fun. The Seattle event […]

2017-09-23T23:24:49+00:00 September 17, 2017|

Nooksack Falls in Mt Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

Nooksack Falls is a nice stop-over on the road up to Artist Point in Mt Baker Snoqualmie National Forest. It is easily accessed immediately from a parking lot, and offers several different viewpoints.

The area around the falls is remote from towns yet has a history of providing electrical power, […]

2017-09-24T11:48:25+00:00 September 4, 2017|

Table Mountain Trail near Artist Point at Mt Baker

At road’s end into the Mt Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, there is one of the beauty spots of the Pacific Northwest: Artist Point. And a great trail to hike from there is Table Mountain Trail.

It ascends in a briefly steep fashion until undulating along an upper ridge, spanning only […]

2017-09-23T21:41:05+00:00 September 3, 2017|

Picture Lake at Mt Baker

Near the Mt Baker Lodge and the ski resort, a road and walking path circles picturesque little Picture Lake. It is presumably named that due to its reflections of Mt Shuksan and surrounding forest. It can be visited by a short walk from your car, and by walking […]

2017-09-23T21:30:13+00:00 September 2, 2017|

Kayaking Saratoga Passage near Coupeville

Saratoga Passage offers beautiful views of tree-lined Whidbey Island to the west and Camano Island to the east. Waters are generally calmer than Puget Sound, and there are occasional public access points along the shore.

North comes upon several lagoons and eventually arrives at the mouth of Penn Cove. […]

2017-07-30T21:14:12+00:00 July 16, 2017|