Hovander Homestead and Tennant Lake

Featuring farm animals, farm equipment, multiple gardens, superhero scarecrows, a playground, two towers - one with views of Mt Baker, an interpretive center, a wetland boardwalk, a lake, a slough, a river, and a shaded trail, these parks have just about everything you could ask for. The catch? It’s a long drive from the Seattle … Continue reading Hovander Homestead and Tennant Lake

Fall Is Here! Rain Gear For The Kiddos

Fall has arrived in the Pacific Northwest. I know, I know, some of you are sad summer is already over and don't want to imagine the long gray wet winter ahead of us. Personally, I LOVE fall! Its the best season! Hiking in cooler weather, the color it adds to the forest, and oh the … Continue reading Fall Is Here! Rain Gear For The Kiddos

Westport Dune Trail

The fires burning across the Pacific Northwest are devastating and tragic. Our favorite camping area and so many beautiful wild places are burning right now and smoke is filling the air for many miles, making hiking difficult to impossible. Our friends and neighbors at home have been posting pictures of cars covered in ash. We … Continue reading Westport Dune Trail