Washington Hikes: Ginkgo Petrified Forest Interpretive Trail

A couple weekends ago we headed for the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains to check out the Ginkgo Petrified Forest - one of only six petrified forests in the United States - and some nearby hikes along the Columbia River Gorge. After a snowy journey across Snoqualmie Pass, our first stop was the Ginkgo …

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Bioluminescence Kayaking in the San Juan Islands

Last year, one of my good friends at work recommended we check out the bioluminescence kayaking experience in the San Juan Islands. We've done a little kayaking on vacation and locally and enjoyed it, but what really sold me was learning more about the bioluminescent part of the experience! Bioluminescence is the emission of light …

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Riding the Glenwood/Klickitat Loop

After a great day riding along the upper Columbia River Gorge from Lynnwood to Lyle, Washington, we were ready to tackle day two: several hundred miles of riding a loop near Mount Adams, an additional leg of the Columbia River Gorge east to Kennewick, and a jog west back to Naches where we had a …

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