Tag: waterfall

Lake Sylvia Falls
Capital State Forest

Looking a Little Closer at Lake Sylvia

A visit to Lake Sylvia State Park and finding it’s unique waterfall is a good reminder that you don’t always need to travel great distances to find natural wonder and beauty.

Read More »
hand-feeding-horses
Historic Landmark

Horse of a Different Color

For all we have in common Theresa and I couldn’t have more different backgrounds. She was riding a horse long before she had a drivers license where I was soloing sailboats offshore. Our first multi-day paddle together she complained that her, “utter wasn’t working”; our first horseback ride I complained I needed a ‘mainsheet and rudder’ to control this beast.

Read More »
Dosewallips Fall
Dosewllips State Park

Incredible Waterfall Hidden Right Under My Nose

I’m embarrassed to admit how many times I’ve driven past this unassuming trail-head. Nothing outstanding or unusual about it; identical to the hundreds, if not thousands, I’ve gone by every weekend here in the Pacific Northwest. But this one had a secret, a spectacular secret; Rocky Brook Falls.

Read More »
Murhut Falls
murhut falls

Weathering Snow at Murhut Falls

You will hardly break a sweat in the easy climb to a captivating 130-foot plunging waterfall. The trail was converted from an old logging road, which accounts for its easy, smooth tread. This trail makes for a wonderful and scenic family outing.

Read More »
Marymere Falls
Marymere Falls

Marymere Falls

When I lived in Florida we use to joke how you couldn’t turn around without hitting either a church or a liquor store. There’s a

Read More »
Mt Rainier National Park

Ohanapecosh

Located in the southeast corner of the park, Ohanapecosh, named for a Taidnapam (Upper Cowlitz) Indian habitation site along the river, is thought to mean

Read More »