Foxgloves in Elma, Washington

I recently enjoyed a restorative weekend camping near the Washington coast in Elma. Gazing up at the stars from the vast wildness expanse of Western WA is one of my favorite summer pastimes but since moving to Pullman, the 6+ hour drive isn’t something we can readily do each weekend. Instead, it made this trip much more special. Continue reading

‘The Cliffs’ on the Snake River, Washington

I’m so glad the summer’s here so I can visit all my favorite outdoor places! This week I got to enjoy some sun and fun at the Wawawai canyon cliffs, a unique outcropping of rocks on the Snake River that are perfecting for relaxing by the water in the afternoon. When the weather gets warm enough, college students and locals flock here to do some extreme cliff jumping! It’s a fun place that is very unique on the Palouse. Being surrounded by wheat fields and farms, sometimes we crave the water! Continue reading

Unique and Refreshing Palouse Falls

I could feel the wet moisture in the air as we walked through the basin of the waterfall. I love that you can still feel the wind current of what used to be water in waves in a prehistoric riverbed. Palouse Falls is a special and ancient waterfall that is one of the biggest in the state of Washington. You’d never know it since it’s tucked into a deep canyon and hidden away behind farmland. Continue reading

Best of The US: Fishing at North Fork River, Oregon

North Fork River isn’t far from Portland, Oregon, but you’d think you’ve stepped into a different world. Miles away from the bustling city, the river is quiet and serene.

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This stretch of water in the middle of the Willamette River is officially named North Fork Middle Fork Willamette River. Located an hour or so outside of Portland, this marked the scene of my first ever fishing trip! Continue reading