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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Celebrate the Natural Beauty of Grays Harbor During Horns and Hooks Outdoor Days

Written on April 20, 2016 at 9:00 am, by

Grays Harbor has more than salmon. Anglers can catch rainbow trout around the region. Photo credit: Washington State Fish & Wildlife. Celebrate the Natural Beauty of Grays Harbor During Horns and Hooks Outdoor Days Celebrate the great outdoors with the Horns and Hooks Outdoor Days on April 30 – May 1. Located at the Grays  Continue Reading »

Go Fly a Kite – 6 Grays Harbor Beaches Perfect for Your Kite Flying Adventures

Written on April 6, 2016 at 3:19 pm, by

In the 1990s at Ocean Shores, my family knew where to find me. On windy days year round, I would be flying my stunt kite with my sister or the neighbors, getting into what we called “Kite Wars.” Countless days were spent on the sandy shores, flying our kites over the dunes, testing our skill,  Continue Reading »

16 Outdoor Adventures Await in Grays Harbor for 2016

Written on April 6, 2016 at 3:14 pm, by

Check out the view of Lake Quinault from the summit of Colonel Bob. Photo credit: Douglas Scott. 16 Outdoor Adventures Await in Grays Harbor for 2016 Now that 2016 is upon us, it is time to look outdoors and start planning a year’s worth of adventures in the beautiful land we call home. In and  Continue Reading »

Tales and Trails of Lake Swano at Grays Harbor College

Written on April 6, 2016 at 3:11 pm, by

The Alder Creek watershed serves as an educational tool in resource management to the Grays Harbor community. Beside the Grays Harbor College campus lies an unsuspecting patch of forest. Concealed within these towering trees is the peaceful and serene Lake Swano, a lovely spot nestled in the Alder Creek watershed. In the late 1940s, Mr.  Continue Reading »

Spring on the Washington Coast: A Whale of a Good Time

Written on April 6, 2016 at 3:09 pm, by

Will you see one of the 18,000 whales swimming by our coastal communities? Photo credit: Ryan Harvey. Spring on the Washington Coast: A Whale of a Good Time By Douglas Scott Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You’ll never forget the first time you spot a whale. From the initial sighting of the spray rising  Continue Reading »

Wynoochee Lake: A Gorgeous Destination for Family Fun

Written on April 1, 2016 at 9:51 am, by

One of the major benefits to living in Grays Harbor is the proximity to so much natural beauty. The area is a gateway to miles of exquisite beaches, majestic forests, and the awe-inspiring Olympic Mountains. Nature surrounds Grays Harbor, beckoning hopeful explorers. But sometimes exploring the wilderness with small children and knowing just where to  Continue Reading »