birdwatching

Hike: Leque Island in Snohomish County

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This hand-picked excursion comes from Craig Romano at hikeoftheweek.com.   Where do you go for a short, easy day hike when the winter blues are creeping up on you? We live in Seattle and keep a running list of the easy, accessible trails within an hour of town. I’m thrilled to add a hike at Leque […]

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GO: Spencer Island Refuge in Everett

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Looking for an easy day trip from Seattle that’ll get you up close and personal with wildlife? Go north, to Spencer Island. Whatever the weather, this short hike combines nature with fun. The Snohomish River near Everett splits here and braids there, creating a tangled estuary. Over time, the brackish waters have been diked and […]

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