Tagged with hiking

Bull of the Woods, Ole!

Bull of the Woods, Ole!

This post was originally written in July 2010. July, and warmer weather, will be hitting the Pacific Northwest soon, so I thought this post might inspire fellow hikers to plan their next long weekend campout in the Bull of the Woods. Spending only three days in the Bull of the Woods Wilderness is not enough, … Continue reading

Bryce Canyon National Park: A Sandstone Treasure

Bryce Canyon National Park: A Sandstone Treasure

This week in Portland, Ore., flowers have been blooming, but last night we also experienced an unusual spring snow. It is this switch from freeze to thaw that helped form Bryce Canyon. Bryce’s brightly colored sandstone spires are spectacular and the reason this is my number one National Park to see before you die.  I … Continue reading

Devil’s Hopyard State Park: My Stomping Grounds

Devil’s Hopyard State Park: My Stomping Grounds

Some of my fondest memories in high school were created in the Devil’s Hopyard State Park. This place has great trails and is a beautiful natural area that’s well-managed by the state. The park offers picnic tables, barbecue pits, camping areas, trails, covered bridges, peak overlooks, waterfalls, and wildlife. I have always enjoyed my time … Continue reading