Archives for February 2016

Explorer Falls–It’s an easy search to find these falls

Quick Facts: Location: Near Lake Roesiger between Monroe and Granite Falls Land Agency: Washington DNR Roundtrip: 2.0 miles Elevation gain: 200 feet Contact: Washington DNR Notes: Do not block gate, nor drive past it if open. Active logging area, be alert to trucks on roadway and yield right-of-way. Access:  From Monroe, follow Woods Road north […]

Hurricane Hill─Storm this summit on snowshoes or skis

Quick Facts: Location: Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park Land Agency: National Park Service Roundtrip: 6.0 miles Elevation Gain: 900 feet Contact: Olympic National Park Green Trails Map: Elwha North Hurricane Ridge, No 134S Notes: Dogs are prohibited. National Park Entry Fee Required. Dec–Mar the road is open Fri–Sun and Holiday Mondays only weather permitting. All […]

Warrior Rock Lighthouse─A scenic and historic hike on Oregon’s largest island

Quick Facts: Location: Sauvie Island (Portland, Oregon) Land Agency: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Roundtrip: 6.5 miles Elevation Gain: 10 feet Access: From downtown Portland, follow US 30 west for just shy of 11 miles turning right onto the Sauvie Island Bridge. Follow Sauvie Island Road passing Cracker Barrel Grocery in .3 mile (where […]