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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: 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

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Local Adventures: Putney Woods Trail of Wind Fell Loop

Sunday's adventure was a close in hike at Putney Woods on the south end of Whidbey Island. This was my second time hiking at Putney Woods, and I'll be blunt....it isn't my favorite place to hike on the island. It's well taken care of, used a lot, but it lacks. Kirk and I were talking… Continue reading Local Adventures: Putney Woods Trail of Wind Fell Loop

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Local Adventures: South Whidbey Trustland Trails – The Big Loop

In May the boys and I hiked part of the South Whidbey Trustland Trails, and recently we revisited it to finish the other trails. New trails have been cut and finished since then. Tucked just off Hwy 525, south of the village of Bayview on Whidbey Island is the Trustland Trails, run by South Whidbey… Continue reading Local Adventures: South Whidbey Trustland Trails – The Big Loop