Tag Archives: conifers

Return to the Forest

“And into the forest I go to lose my mind and find my soul.” —John Muir I returned to the forest over the weekend to explore more of the trail I was on before. The day started out quite sunny, … Continue reading

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Hiking Twin Firs Trail in Mount Rainier National Park

If you love giant conifers in lush, evergreen forests, then you should check out the Twin Firs Trail, next time you visit Mount Rainier National Park. The trail is located in the lower forests of the park on the way … Continue reading

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Adventure on the Olympic Peninsula

It’s been a picture perfect summer so far, here in Western Washington State. No rain for a month and mild temperatures make for perfect vacation weather. I gave myself a mini-vacation over the weekend and decided to head for the … Continue reading

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On the Autumn Trail – Part II

As promised, I will post more photos that I took recently during my nature walk at the Rhododendrons Species Botanical Garden. I was amazed at just how diverse this garden area, nestled away in a wooded setting, is. Many species … Continue reading

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Forest Hiking in Olympic National Park

I made my first, major trek for the summer months this past week in the Olympic National Park forest area, near Crescent Lake. This is a very favorite area of mine. I had previously thought about visiting the Hoh Rain … Continue reading

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