NW BOOKSHELF


BOOK: Best Hikes with Kids, Washington

 

CAMP & HIKE


Steamboat Rock State Park

 

OUTDOOR GEAR


How to Choose Your Next Camping Tent

The new book Best Hikes with Kids: Western Washington by hiking expert Susan Elderkin has us planning great hikes all summer long! If you have kids and like to hike, you need this book! Here's why, plus our favorite trails from the new guide. READ MORE>

In the heart of Washington's Grand Coulee desert country is a hiker's paradise, Steamboat Rock State Park. Make it your basecamp as you explore this region of geologic wonder. READ MORE>

Tips for choosing a great camping tent for your needs, from whether you need a rainfly to picking the best size and shape. READ MORE>

#52NWTrips


Trip Guide: John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

  
This sunny Eastern Oregon treasure, with colorful badlands, fossils, and spires, is the perfect spring escape for hikers and rockhounds. Go in spring for mild temps and no crowds.
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HIKING


Rainy Day Hikes

 

SPRING HIKES


Desert Hikes

Are spring showers washing away your hiking plans? Some trails are best hiked in the rain! Check out these low-lying hiking trails that are glorious when pelted with spring rain and shrouded in mist.
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Head to Washington's desert canyons for colorful blooming wildflowers, musical birds and mild springtime temps. Check out these trails, inns and campgrounds.
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GET IN GEAR


Amp your Camp

 

SPRING HIKES


Columbia Gorge Wildflower Hikes

Get comfy at camp with these essentials for modern camping. READ MORE>


Looking for sunshine, open vistas and fields of wildflowers? Don't wait for summer--find these trail adventures now with a hike on the sunny side of the Columbia River Gorge.READ MORE>


TRIP IDEAS


52 Northwest Trips: Take a Vacation Every Weekend

  
Did you forget to make weekends plans again? Our new weekly trip guides feature everything you need to take last minute getaways all year long, save for your packed suitcase and half tank of gas! READ MORE>


 

 

 

 

 

 

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