West Yellowstone, Montana

Lake Wenatchee

Quick Escape: Nordic Ski Trip to Lake Wenatchee

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Wondering where to go for fun in the snow? I happen to love cross-country skiing, and prefer to make a weekend trip around it when I can. We live in Seattle and if we have more than a short weekend for a getaway, we’ll head to the Methow Valley, a Nordic skier’s paradise.  Much closer […]

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Almost Alone at Lake Wenatchee

This past weekend, we drove across the crest to see some Cascadian beauty. Just a few miles off Highway 2 east of Stevens Pass, you get out of your car and while standing in the parking lot, you see this. Of course in the summertime, this scene looks very different. Think bathing suits and pedal […]

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CAMP: Nason Creek Campground near Lake Wenatchee

Skip the crowds camping on top of each other at Lake Wenatchee State Park and opt for this nearby US Forest Service campground, complete with flush toilets and potable water. You can walk from here to Lake Wenatchee State Park if you want a shower, canoe rental, horseback ride or ice cream cone. We especially love the tent-only […]

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