Category: National Parks

The chalet in the Enchanted Valley in Olympic National Park, Washington. 1

Enchanted Valley

The Quinault region of the Olympic National Park is an enchanting area, so this hike does the name justice. With each mile the level of enchantment rises as you walk through lush forest and tall ferns, and past turquoise water. Toss in herds of elk and an iconic chalet built in 1930 set against a backdrop of mountains, you’ve got yourself a hell of a scene.

Carrying a log with Swede Hooks at Mt.Rainier National Park 0

WTA Trail Work Party

6:30am Saturday morning and we’re out the door heading to Mt.Rainier National Park for our first trail maintenance work party. We didn’t know what to expected but we were excited, plus it was National Trails Day, so we were doubly excited because it felt extra special. Our directions were: Drive under the Mt.Rainier sign…