Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Brackett’s Landing Shoreline Sanctuary Conservation Area

We recently visited the town of Edmonds, Washington, which sits in Snohomish County outside of Lynwood, a bustling area along Interstate 5. Edmonds though isn't a straight drive. You must pick your winding road there, from many directions, to get to the water side town. Parking is free overall, and the town is easy to… Continue reading Local Adventures: Brackett’s Landing Shoreline Sanctuary Conservation Area

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Local Adventures: Fort Flagler State Park

Fort Flagler State Park is the bottom of the Triangle Of Fire, one of the 3 forts that guarded the entrance to the Puget Sound from the Straight of Juan de Fuca from the Pacific Ocean. If you love old military history, a visit to Fort Flagler, Fort Worden and Fort Casey are a must… Continue reading Local Adventures: Fort Flagler State Park

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Local Adventures: Point Wilson Lighthouse

Point Wilson Lighthouse sits on the extreme corner of Fort Worden State Park, sitting far out in the water, with Whidbey Island across the Straight of Juan de Fuca. The Point Wilson Light is an active aid to navigation located in Fort Worden State Park near Port Townsend, in Jefferson County, Washington State. Point Wilson… Continue reading Local Adventures: Point Wilson Lighthouse

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Local Adventures: Mystery Bay State Park & 3 Meals Reviewed

We ended up visiting Mystery Bay State Park out of almost desperation, while out on a day of visiting a couple "bigger" state parks. It was lunchtime, and we had gone prepared to do outdoor cooking for lunch, but the winds were rather never ending. Every picnic table we passed at the previous park was… Continue reading Local Adventures: Mystery Bay State Park & 3 Meals Reviewed

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Local Adventures: The Hobbit Trail

The boys and I went over to South Whidbey State Park to finish the trails in the park. Our goal was The Hobbit Trail, which is hidden down in the old (and closed) campground. But we made it a bit longer by picking up other trails along the bluff. We parked in the lot by… Continue reading Local Adventures: The Hobbit Trail