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Hurricane Ridge Trail Olympic National Park

One of the most popular trials in Olympic National Park is the Hurricane Ridge Trail. It is located near Port Angeles, WA. Hurricane Ridge is the most easily accessed mountain area within Olympic National Park. In clear weather, fantastic views can be enjoyed throughout the year. The trailhead begins 1.5 miles beyond the Hurricane Ridge […]

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North Fork Campground, Gifford Pinchot National Forest

We headed out the next day after a leisurely morning enjoying the quiet of the woods and rippling sounds coming from the river nearby. We headed for North Fork Campground in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest of Washington. We were so excited because we were joining our dear friends the BlaNics for a tour of […]

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Skamania Lodge Hiking Trails

While we were waiting for the Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival to start we decided to explore the area. The Skamania Lodge is located just a mile from the fairgrounds where we were camped. The brochure for the lodge said that it had hiking trails. Since we wanted to get some exercise, the Skamania Lodge hiking […]

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Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival

The Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival in Stevenson, WA is one our favorite festivals on the West Coast. The setting is beautiful on the Columbia River and they always have top notch bands from around the Northwest and also nationally known artists from the states that gave birth to bluegrass. The Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival is […]

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Country Mercantile – Pasco, Washington

We have been traveling from Oregon to Montana for the past 8 years since our son and his family moved to Kalispell. Most of the time we have been in one of our RVs, but occasionally it is just by car. The trip is 600 miles and we like to break it up by spending […]

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