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10 Hidden Gems of Washington

Post by Craig Hill / The News Tribune on May 14, 2012 at 10:22 am |
May 14, 2012 4:40 pm

The Adventure Guys recently spoke at Pierce College where we gave a presentation on 10 Hidden Gems of Washington. Some of our recommendations were new twists on well known locations (like hiking off trail and retired trails at Mount Rainier) and others areas that don’t get many visitors from Western Washington (like Sullivan Lake in the Northeast corner of the state.)

Here are some resources to get you started if you want to visit these 10 locations:



1. Cape Flattery

2. Moses Lake

3. Central Washington

Stonerose Interpretive Center:

4. Rainier off trail

(You should speak with a ranger before any backcountry trip. Also speak with them about off trail travel.)

5. Sullivan Lake and Colville National Forest

6. Ross Lake

Ross Lake Resort:

7. Upper Columbia

8. South Whidbey Island

9. Salt Creek Recreation Area

10. Washington’s Channeled Scablands

Frenchman Coulee: Trip reports from the WTA.

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