Snoqualmie Summit Tubing Center

The Snoqualmie Summit Tubing Center offers easy and safe snow inner tube runs at Snoqualmie Pass along I-90 east of Seattle. The place can be packed with people, but once up at the top there are plenty of snow chutes to quickly go down. The chutes are straight […]

January 29, 2017|

Motorcycle and ATV Ice Racing Championship Series

The Ice Racing Championship Series came to Xfinity Arena in Everett, complete with round and rounds of motorcycles, ATVs, and trikes driven by riders of all ages and capabilities. Fast performers would be followed by classes with little kids. And those little kid rounds were fun with their […]

January 7, 2017|

Northwest Trek

Northwest Trek is a fun “natural setting” zoo set on 723 forested acres in Eatonville on the way to Mt Rainier National Park. Animals of many types and locations can be found wandering in the 435 acre bus/tram-accessible open space, and then there are naturally landscaped pens for up […]

August 7, 2016|

Bench and Snow Lake Trail in Mt Rainier National Park

Bench and Snow Lake Trail in Mt Rainier National Park is a pleasant and easy 2.5 miles roundtrip to pretty lakes surrounded by steep walled cirque valley mountains. Along the way are closeup views of trees and flowers, while Mt Rainer looms large in the background. It’s a […]

August 6, 2016|

Wonderland Trail in Mt Rainier National Park

The Wonderland Trail circumnavigates the entirety of Mt Rainier in its park, and offers quite the variety. In this section, we went from nearby Cougar Rock Campground, crossed the log bridge over the Nisqually River, and then went up along the shore of Paradise River to pretty Carter Falls. […]

August 5, 2016|

Theler Wetlands Trails: Pretty trails and wildlife

The Theler Wetlands Trails provides a great, meandering 3 mile walk through pretty forests and intertidal marshes at the headwaters of Hood Canal. Salmon spawn, raptors swoop, and critters abound. Views extend down the waters of Hood Canal and out to nearby mountains or forested hillsides.

The property is […]

June 26, 2016|