Blackmans Lake

Blackmans lake was originally known as Stillaguamish. It was named Blackmans after the Blackman brothers and the mill they operated on the Northeast corner of the lake in the late 1800s. I have been told that the pilings to the North of Hill park are remains of the old mill. The lake isn’t a very…

Hoover Fishing Hole

What a beautiful drive as you head down to the old Hoover Fishing Hole in Snohomish, Wa. Named after long time residents Oscar and Fay Hoover. You will pass by acres of fertile farmland before veering Off into the parking area that once served as a boat launch into the broad and powerful Snohomish River….

Diablo Lake

What we Washingtonians have all been waiting for Highway 20 is clear of snow and opened last Friday. Highway 20 has numerous hiking trails, Nordic Lakes, waterfalls, and abundant breathtaking scenery. This pass is often called the Alps of the PNW. Sunday morning we rushed up the pass and put our Kayaks in at the…

Flower World

Flower World is located in Snohomish, Wa and is truly a gardeners paradise. It was opened in 1968 by John and Marijke Postema. It started as a four acre facility selling plants wholesale. The public portion of the facility now covers fifteen acres and requires a map to find your way around. You will find…