Heather Lake Hike

Mark Shaffer swimming in Heather Lake. Heather Lake Hike - Where Has All the Heather Gone? by Sarah Shaffer Attraction. Heather Lake seems like a misnomer because you’re going to be seriously challenged to... Read More...

Smart Tubing

By Andy Dappen "Smart" and "tubing" border on being mutually exclusive words— inner tubes were designed to inflate tires, not float rivers. If you want a smart craft, look to rafts, kayaks, canoes, maybe even... Read More...

Chiwawa River (Lower)

An unexpected crack in the family schedule springs me free for the afternoon. The Chiwawa River is running at 1,400 cfs (an excellent level), and I find a paddling partner after one phone call. Thirty minut... Read More...

Whitepine Trail

Whitepine Trail by Lori Nitchals and the Wenatchee 55+ Weekday Hiking Group Attractions. This is both a family-friendly and dog-friendly hike through old forests. Not only does the trail provide a shaded an... Read More...

Larch Lakes-Pomas Pass Loop

Larch Lake from camp. by Sarah Shaffer A trip whose attractions offer a little bit of everything: lakes, passes, forests, rivers, and great views. As of Larch Lake from our campsite. The reflections were... Read More...

Cooney Lake – Heat Wave Escape

Looking down on Cooney Lake from a peak bordering it. by Andy Dappen In hot weather the three elements for beating the heat in the outdoors are shade, water, and elevation. Cooney Lake gives you all three. A... Read More...

Silver Falls

Pictured left: Silver Falls in all it's beauty along with a rainbow at the base. One of the more popular family outings in the region. You've got waterfalls, cool structures (stone steps, log fences, CCC... Read More...