Outdoors

The outdoors is arguably one of the best features of the Northwest – so join us in exploring the best of the outdoors in the Northwest. Also be sure to visit our list of the most scenic viewpoints in the Northwest and the best scenic drives in the Northwest.

Ecola State Park

Info: 800.551.6949 Park: 503-436-2844

Ecola State Park, Cannon Beach, OR, United States

Wrapping around Tillamook Head, between Seaside and Cannon Beach, Ecola State Park stretches along 9 miles of coastline and offers outstanding sightseeing and recreation opportunities combined with a storied past. Read More

(541) 987-2333

32651 Highway 19, Kimberly, OR, United States

10am -5pm daily, excluding national holidays.

Do you have an ‘inner archaeologist’? The John Day Fossil Beds National Monument has 3 spectacular locations, the Clarno Unit, Painted Hills Unit, and the Sheep Rock Unit. But the best place to see fossils is the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center, in the Sheep Rock Unit. Read More

Fort Worden

360-344-4400

200 Battery Way, Port Townsend, WA, United States

Welcome to Fort Worden, a place where people and ideas meet. Set on 434 acres of parkland, Fort Worden is located in Port Townsend, Washington, on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula. Visitors come from all over the world to learn, explore their creativity and share memorable experiences. Read More

Hobuck Beach Resort

(360) 645-2339

2726 Makah Passage, Neah Bay, WA, United States

Always open

Set in the midst of the 44-square-mile Makah Indian Reservation, just south of Cape Flattery, is Hobuck Beach Resort. The 17 acre family-oriented resort is located in Neah Bay, fronting Hobuck Beach at the very northwestern tip of the continental United States in Washington State. Read More

Easley Hot Springs - Cathedral Pines, ID

(208) 726-7522

Cathedral Pines, ID, United States

Hours of operation during the summer are: Tuesday-Saturday 11 AM to 7 PM Sunday 11 AM to 5 PM | Closed Monday |

Easley Hot Springs is a family friendly swimming complex open from Memorial Day to Labor Day every year. Easley boasts a full size chlorine free swimming pool with a view of Boulder Mountain, as well as two smaller hot tubs, a patio for picnics, and changing rooms with showers. Read More