Three years since workers demolished the Elwha Dam, wild salmon have returned to the upper reaches of the Elwha River and the native firs and cedars are sprouting up in what once was the bottom of a deep, wide reservoir. But the ruins of the …
Ozette Triangle Hike, where a boardwalk through the rainforest leads you to a wild Pacific coastline
A rugged coastline dotted with giant sea stacks and tidal pools. Large pods of seals sunning on the rocky edge of an island. A golden eagle soaring just above the trees, while gangling herons spar over the best low-tide fishing spots. And just a hint …
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The sacred petroglyphs of Ozette Beach
Beach hikers can find some of the surviving Makah petroglyphs etched in a cluster of boulders called the Wedding Rocks along the 3-mile Pacific Coast trek.
150 years after Lincoln saw the fall of Richmond
Washington, D.C., may have a massive neoclassical temple to Lincoln on the Potomac. But 110 miles south on the banks of the James, the Great Emancipator gets no such deification. In Richmond, god-like status is reserved for Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee.
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Hood River Pipeline Trail: A hidden catwalk hike near the Columbia Gorge
Tucked between the wind-blown Columbia River Gorge and the slopes of the Cascade peaks, there is a lesser-known outdoor experience offering hikers a unique way to view a glacier-fed river making a comeback after decades of being dammed up.
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