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From Mountains to Oceans in Washington

  • Jasper dog park – Kirkland, WA
    Dog Parks

    Rating: 3 Size: medium Trees/shade: yes Ground: wood chips Water On Site: yes Exterior: -nothing What I liked: – nice place to go in the middle of the city What I don’t like: – in the business district -no parking  …

    Closed Loop Park – Olympia, WA
    Dog Parks

    Rating: 3.5Size: large Trees/shade: no Ground: dirt, sand Water On Site: yes Exterior: -Walking path What I liked: -big area for dogs to play What I don’t like: – no trees  – not much to do around the area – …

    Dog Parks

    Rating:4.5 Size: large Trees/shade: yes Ground: grass, dirt, rock Water On Site: yes Exterior: -Volleyball  -Picnic -Walking path -Berries What I liked: -lots of trees  – nice off learn walking path What I don’t like: – no restrooms

    Joy, Chance, & a Meowing Tree
    Washington

    Joy, Chance, & a Meowing Tree: Living on the road has brought us two very special things – Joy & Chance. We talk a lot about Joy. Joy is very different than fun. Joy makes you happy, present, & thankful. …

    Washington

    We found some great camping spots in Washington, as usual. The forests of Washington displays the deep of the Pacific Northwest vibe, albeit much of it is missing the true old-growth forests. All of the volcanoes in the Cascade range …

    Newberg Dog Park – Newberg, OR
    Dog Parks

    Rating: 3 Size: medium Trees/shade: yes  Ground: grass/sand Water On Site: yes Exterior: Skate park What I liked: -Lots of balls to play with What I don’t like: -Not much around the park -Strange roads to get there

    Olympic National Park

    There are several great things about Olympic National Park: the scenery is unique and incredible, the diversity of ecosystems is unmatched in the U.S., and now this is one of the few National Parks that allows dogs on trails in …

    Ross Dog Park – Vancouver, WA
    Dog Parks

    Rating: 3.5 Size: large Trees/shade: yes Ground: grass Water On Site: yes Exterior: -Walking path What I liked: -Very large area for the dogs to run What I don’t like: -Right underneath large power lines Nothing around the outside of …

    Washington

    A lesser-known through-hike PNT, top choice for the real naturalist hiker You probably have heard of some through-hike trails. These are the long backpacking trails which people traverse for months and months, traveling thousands of miles. In the U.S., the …