Camping and Hiking

July 19, 2016 7:24 PM
Get outside and catch some of these gorgeous views
May 12, 2016 10:29 PM
On a sunny summer weekend last year, I loaded my car with a tent, camping stove and border collie and hit the road, in hopes of finding a...
Camano Island Beach
May 10, 2016 5:25 PM
WHERE: Camano Island, a cozy enclave that’s a little less than 90 minutes northwest of Seattle via State Route 532. WHY: Beachy charm with...
Washington's beautiful rainforest
March 18, 2016 7:12 PM
Seattle is conveniently situated between the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges. These peaks, and the foothills leading up to them, have...
February 16, 2016 5:39 PM
As the cold winter month of February comes to an close, I can't help but get excited about the promise of spring in the near future. Part...
A Picture of Goldmyer Hot Springs
February 9, 2016 5:43 PM
Where: Goldmyer Hot Springs, enclosed in the thick foliage of Cascade forest, 45 minutes southeast of Seattle. Why: To soak in good-for-you...
August 19, 2015 6:22 AM
My first mistake was forgetting to take the tag off my ring trap. I laid everything out at the end of the Shilshole Bay Marina pier—my rope...
July 17, 2015 5:37 PM
This article originally appeared on The Liberty Project. It’s 4:30 a.m. and I’m wide awake. The birds have begun their early-morning...
May 19, 2015 5:33 PM
We’re used to being humbled by the nearby snow-capped peaks and glistening blue waters, lush forests and beautiful blooms. There are myriad...
May 15, 2015 7:28 PM
Everyone knows how perfect Seattle summers are: the days are long, the nights are warm and the city crackles with a happy, sun-drenched...
May 13, 2015 6:06 PM
It's the perfect time to make camp. From tepees in a vineyard and charming cabins on a lake to pup tents in meadows under star-crammed...
s'mores, national s'mores day, smores, celebrate, hotcakes, seattle
August 7, 2014 7:43 PM
It’s National S’mores Day on Sunday, August 10 -- do you know what you’re doing? If not, we’re here to help. Here's how you can...
June 20, 2014 6:24 PM
A sweeping glacial vista on a bluebird afternoon…an ancient rain forest, trees dripping with moss…the fecund scent of a deep mountain...
October 21, 2013 8:18 PM
July 26, 2013 6:28 PM
When Joe Ray called, saying he felt like spilling some beans, I had an inkling that it might something big. Ray's writing and photographs...
July 8, 2013 9:31 PM
Nothing says summer like a spontaneous jaunt to a park, whether for a quick picnic, an inspiring view or a strenuous hike. But if you find...