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Local Adventures: Del Fairfax Preserve

On the northern end of Whidbey Island sits a lovely (but small) preserve of 50 acres, under the watch of Whidbey Camano Land Trust. The Del Fairfax Preserve is a great way to while away 20 to 40 minutes of your day while getting in a little exercise and fresh air. Bought as an investment… Continue reading Local Adventures: Del Fairfax Preserve

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Local Adventures: Falcon – Windfall Ridge Loop

Having two hours between volunteering at the boys' school, and it being blue skies, I took a break and went hiking. I left the car behind and started walking. As I walked along the road, lost in my thoughts, with the sun in my eyes, I walked into South Whidbey Community Park (Castle Park) (down… Continue reading Local Adventures: Falcon – Windfall Ridge Loop

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An On Foot Field Trip

Our middle son has a progressive teacher for the 4th grade. To say the least, it has been a year unlike any other I have seen in public school. I volunteer often in my boys' classrooms, and I would tell you that classrooms are exhausting these days. The children are nearly feral and don't understand… Continue reading An On Foot Field Trip

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Local Adventures: Trillium Community Forest Up and Over

I have been trying to complete the trails in Trillium Community Forest, and had wanted to do a one way up and over, of the Trillium Ridge north of Freeland, on the south end of Whidbey Island. Timing has always been an issue, and in the fall/early winter Trillium is shut down for the deer… Continue reading Local Adventures: Trillium Community Forest Up and Over

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Local Adventures: Moyers Trail

Moyers Trail is the main trail at Joseph Whidbey State Park, on the north end of Whidbey Island. The park is 112 acres in size, a nice greenbelt to enjoy. The park has a PDF map of the main trail system to print, however for best detail, take a screenshot of Google Maps before you… Continue reading Local Adventures: Moyers Trail