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.
Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or you’ve just taken off your training wheels, trails abound in the emerald city. From the Burke-Gilman Trail to the Arboretum and from Magnuson to Myrtle Edwards, there’s a family-friendly trail for every cyclist.
A 70-year-old hiker who died of hypothermia in rugged terrain 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.
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.
The National Parks Service has approved long-awaited upgrades to Mount Rainier’s Camp Muir — one of the main stops for the thousands people who climb the mountain.
The search has resumed for two snowboarders stranded in heavy snow on Mount Rainier; six five-member teams went out Tuesday morning.
ASHFORD, Wash. (AP) — Mount Rainier National Park is holding a memorial service Friday for Ranger Nick Hall whose body remains on the mountain more than a week after he fell to his death. Park […]
Want to get away for a unique hotel experience? How about a lighthouse, a cavern, a treehouse or a castle? Washington is filled with beautiful history and unique hotel destinations that are only a float plane, ferry or car ride away.
About 60 rangers and volunteers went out in snowstorm on Mount Rainier Monday, searching for a man missing since Saturday when he slid down a slope and became separated from his snowshoeing party.
UPDATE: An armed Iraq War veteran suspected of killing a Mount Rainier National Park ranger managed to evade snowshoe-wearing SWAT teams and dogs on his trail for nearly a day. He couldn’t, however, escape the cold and has been discovered dead by authorities.