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Yellow balsamroot flowers at Riverside State Park.

Inland NW Trail & Outdoor News 

Cover photo courtesy of Shallan Knowles Free Outdoor Entertainment  Fundraisers  Conservation, Stewardship & Volunteer Opportunities 
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Learning the Lexicon of the Places We Love 

Cover photo courtesy of Brian Heer The first time I saw a grouse in the backcountry, I thought it was a chicken.   It’s just one ...
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Five “See Washington” Road Trip Stops with Kids

Cover photo courtesy Shallan Knowles By James P. Johnson Unless you commute by ferry, it’s a special occasion to ride one. We took the Anacortes ...
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A 34-Day Road Trip with My Kids

Cover photo courtesy of James P. Johnson By James P. Johnson “Daddy, I don’t think I want plastic surgery,” my 8-year-old daughter Tricia stated as ...
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Start Training for a Road or Trail Running Event

Start Training for a Road or Trail Running Event  From paved 5ks to trail marathons, these races and running or walking events offer something for ...
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Becoming a Morning Person: Running Edition 

Cover photo courtesy of Newport Autumn Bloom – Jenny Cooper I’ve failed at reaching the same goal for the past several years: becoming an early ...
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Wild Foraging: Know What You’re Eating! 

Cover photo Karie Lee Knoke  I absolutely love this time of year as the fresh plants spring forth, marking the time to forage for food! ...
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The American Pine Marten  

I have been fortunate in my rambles and work to have encountered most of the mammals of North America, but there are a few that ...
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Looking Around, and Up 

Last autumn, I was winding my way toward a ridge in the Salmo-Priest Wilderness when a shadow cast briefly over my head once, twice, then ...
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