Southwest Washington

STAY: Hi-Tide Ocean Beach Resort

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This lodging listing is sponsored by Hi-Tide Ocean Beach Resort 4890 Railroad Ave Moclips WA 98562 map and directions phone: 1-800-MOCLIPS website: hi-tide-resort.com email: hitide@coastaccess.com lodging type: condo vacation rentals resort rates: $75-$230 features: Kids OK, Pets OK, free wifi, Fireplace, Kitchenette, TV, Wheelchair accessible, Parking Provided Description: We invite you to leave behind your hectic daily routine and escape to the […]

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Razor Clamming Season Begins on the Washington Coast

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To learn all about razor clamming, including what equipment and license you need and how to use the gear to dig for clams, check out Northwest TripFinder’s Guide to Razor Clamming. Get out your clamming tube! This year may just be a record razor clam season at some Washington state beaches.   Digging days and evening low […]

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Beach Bounty: Guide to Digging for Razor Clams

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Where to Dig for Clams DIG DATES: Fall 2016, Washington Beaches   Below is the tentative schedule of proposed razor clam digs for Washington state beaches, along with evening low tides. Dates are subject to cancellation if testing shows marine toxins are high. Nov 17, Thursday, 8:37 pm, -1.3 feet, Twin Harbors, Copalis, Mocrocks Nov 18, Friday, 9:28 pm, -0.8, Twin […]

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Hiking in the Goat Rocks: Snowgrass Flats – Goat Lake Loop

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Have you heard the rumors that the Goat Rocks Wilderness in Southwest Washington is a popular spot for hiking? Believe them. And boy, are there reasons a-plenty! This loop is a classic hike of intense beauty and grandeur. Snowgrass Flat – Goat Lake Loop is 13-miles round trip and climbs a total of 1900 feet in elevation – […]

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CAMP: Takhlakh Lake Campground, Gifford Pinchot National Forest near Mount Adams

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The first thing you’ll want to know is how to pronounce it: TOCK-lock. Next, you’ll want to know that Mt. Adams will loom so closely above your lakefront campsite that you’ll want to reach out and touch it. No motors are permitted here, just canoes and kayaks and tranquility. That’s why the few miles of washboard […]

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Trip Guide: The North Beach of the Washington Coast

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Pack up the beach chairs and clam bucket, but leave that to-do list at home. Head to the hidden stretch of Washington’s coast known as the “North Beach” for sandcastles, stormwatching and solitude. The sand stretches for miles in this less-visited coastal treasure. Like Ocean Shores, cars are permitted to drive right on the beach in some […]

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Trip Guide: Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula

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It’s not all go-carts and saltwater taffy in this quintessential beach town, though there’s plenty of that to keep beach lovers happy. From cranberries to Lewis and Clark, the region’s cultural heritage is everywhere. And with miles of trails and wild beaches to explore, opportunities to immerse yourself in nature are abundant as well. The […]

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Columbia River Kayaking

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tours: history/culture, sightseeing, guided recreation, nature, custom tours available, rentals available. 1391 West SR 4 Skamokawa WA 98647 map and directions 360.849.4016  |  columbiariverkayaking.com email: info@columbiariverkayaking.com Kayak tours and instruction on the Lower Columbia River and beyond. Experienced guides lead you through old growth Sitka Spruce swamps and wildlife refuges, retracing the paddle strokes of the […]

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Best Spots for Storm Watching in Washington State

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Imagine you’re watching  a 30-foot ocean swell pound itself against a basalt headland while you sip scotch from your plush recliner, safely behind double-pane glass. Outside, it’s raining horizontally. Winds are topping 60 mph, howling off the ocean and bringing the spray of salt along for the ride. And you are warm and dry and just […]

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Shakti Cove Cottages

Ten separate cottages set in a semicircle, nestled in a grove of trees.

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