Meadowdale Beach

This trailhead to the beach is located at Meadowdale Beach Park at 6026 156th St SW, Edmonds, WA 98026. To get to this beach is a trek. Follow the trail through shady Lund’s Gulch. The trail follows the creek down to the beach. Take care to bring bug spray. Shade and water breed mosquitoes and…

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Deception Falls

If you’re looking for the perfect rest stop on Steven’s Pass, look no further than Deception Falls. You will find rustic bathrooms and also a lovely covered picnic area that also has BBQs. This is a great place to stop, have a little picnic lunch, refresh, and explore Deception Falls. The trailhead to the falls…

Icicle Gorge

The rain drove us East this last Saturday to Icicle Gorge in Leavenworth. It’s amazing how easy it is to escape the rain this time of year by just crossing the Cascades. Although, I do not advise it on a Sunday, traffic is brutal that day. The Icicle Gorge trailhead is located 12.4 miles South…

Franklin Falls

Franklin Falls is located about three miles from where you get off I-90 near the summit. The parking lot is fairly easy to find if you use Google maps or other navigational tools. Get there early this hike is very popular. We went up on an overcast weekday afternoon and found several cars in the…

Grand Avenue Park

Grand Avenue Park in Everett, Washington sits atop a bluff overlooking the Puget Sound. This park was established in 1906 and is 3.5 acres in size. It’s a beautiful narrow tree lined park. It hugs the bluff to create a narrow park filled with expansive views of the Puget Sound as well as the Navy…