CAMP & HIKE: Steamboat Rock State Park

CAMP & HIKE: Steamboat Rock State Park

In the heart of Washington’s Grand Coulee desert country is an outdoor lover’s paradise. And your base camp for all of it sits in the middle of an “island” surrounded by your outdoor playground. Cool rocks and unusual birds. Hikes through blooming desert wildflowers. Fragrant sagebrush whipping in the wind. Sleeping under a big sky […]

STAY & PLAY: Spring Desert Hikes in Washington’s Canyon Country

STAY & PLAY: Spring Desert Hikes in Washington’s Canyon Country

Head to Washington’s desert canyons for colorful blooming wildflowers, musical birds and mild springtime temps. Check out these trails, inns and campgrounds. Both Washington and Oregon have large swaths of desert steppe country on the east side of the Cascades. Colorful in places and intensely stark in others, these canyons and sagelands have lightly-treaded trails […]

CAMP: Lake Chelan State Park and Campground

Location: South Shore of Lake Chelan in Washington State campground website | (509) 687-3710 | Reservations Campground type: state park, 109 tent spaces, 35 utility spaces, one dump station, five restrooms and five showers. A summer vacation on Lake Chelan is a must-do for many Washington families, and Lake Chelan State Park is pretty much the epicenter of all that family […]