hiking

Old Sauk Trail

Hiking along the Old Sauk trail in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in June can find you engulfed in a sea of green. Everything is alive with even downed tree branches becoming homes for new life.  Find out more about this hike on the National Forest Service website.

Quartzville Creek, Oregon

Quartzville Creek, Oregon

Quartzville Creek is a 28 mile tributary to the Middle Santiam River in Linn County, Oregon. Located about midway between Salem and Bend as you head east into the Cascades. The area is a favorite spot for camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and maybe even a little gold-panning. Once an area… Read More

Strawberry Lake

Strawberry Lake

Aptly named, Strawberry Lake sits not far from Strawberry Mountain in the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. Sitting in the heart of eastern Oregon roughly about half way between The Dalles and Boise, as the crow flies. The lake is a naturally formed lake fed by winter snowmelt, is relatively shallow, and… Read More

NW Trek Wildlife Park