Squilchuck-Wheeler Reservoir Loop

Squilchuck - Wheeler Reservoir Loop  Journey to Somewhere by Andy Dappen Over the past decade, Squilchuck State Park has emerged as a locally appreciated mountain biking center with many miles and styles of... Read More...

The Togetherness Quotient

The Togetherness Quotient by Andy Dappen “Too much togetherness – it drives people apart.” It’s what I tell people when they ask, “Why doesn’t your wife join you on more of your outdoor adventures?” E... Read More...

Wildlife Viewing at Crescent Bar

Wildlife Viewing at Crescent Bar By Jaana Hatton The Crescent Bar Recreation area is mostly considered to be a watersports and golfing spot. However, there is another aspect to it: wildlife viewing. While mos... Read More...

Wenatchee-Ohme Gardens

Enjoying the view from the "Hidden Pool." Photo by Sarah Shaffer. This unique garden although not a typical trail, offers a variety of plants, pools and sitting areas along with one mile of walking paths. I... Read More...

Banks Lake Paddling

Banks Lake is an anomaly on several fronts. Basalt cliffs flanking the western shoreline of Banks Lake on the Cache Butte Loop. First, without extreme forces of nature and determined efforts of human eng... Read More...

Snoqualmie Pass Commuter Hikes

Photo by: Ian Mackie Written By: Wenatchee Outdoors SNOQUALMIE PASS - COMMUTER HIKESWe all need to take the drive over the mountains to the West Side from time to time. For some it’s for work. For oth... Read More...

Paddling Lake Wenatchee

Paddling Lake Wenatchee by Andy Dappen For most of the summer, Lake Wenatchee would not be a paddler's first pick for a relaxing outing. The shoreline and the waters of the lake itself bustle with city refug... Read More...

Lifetime of Adventures

A Lifetime of Adventures by Keri Davis I used to think having kids meant game over. But then my daughter, Joanna, was born. And while my husband and I have definitely toned down our adventuring, it h... Read More...