Washington is a biodiverse state with nine distinct ecoregions, thousands of animal species, and an abundance of sites to view wildlife. From Mount Saint Helens to Mount Rainier and from Lime Kiln Point to Deception Pass, these are the best places to view wildlife near Seattle.
Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.
Crews searching for 64-year-old Tacoma man.
The hiker whose body was found in Mount Rainier National Park over the weekend was experienced, prepared and knew the mountain well after having written dozens of stories about treks through the area.
Karen Sykes is an outdoors writer who is well known among Seattle hikers; she has been missing since late Wednesday.
One of the six climbers presumed dead after a fall on Mount Rainier was a vice president of Intel Corp. in Southeast Asia
Six climbers on Mount Rainier likely fell thousands of feet to their deaths in what would be among the worst alpine accidents ever on the iconic Washington mountain.
Climbing rangers on iconic Mount Rainier had become comfortable working on the mountain’s slopes without being roped or anchored for safety and had become desensitized to potential hazards, according to a review released Tuesday into the death of a ranger who fell during a rescue operation last year.
You can spend MLK Jr Day enjoying nature at one of Washington’s beautiful national parks. Enter one of five national parks for FREE on January 21, one of Washington State National Parks’ fee free days!
Just a short trip from Seattle, you can see other parts of our beautiful state. Take part in a festival, Veteran’s Day parade or other fun activity for your family. Just hop in the car and go!