Western Hiking

Goat Rocks Is Not A Band…

No Goat Rocks is not a band – we are talking about Goat Rocks Wilderness, in the state of Washington. These volcanic peaks are part of the Cascade Range and the Wilderness area includes parts of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Goat Rocks was dedicated as a Primitive Area in 1931 and upgraded to a Wild Area in 1940. It ... Read More »

11 Amazing Miles Along the Kalalau Trail on Kauai

This famous trail is 11 miles long on the island of Kauai, along the Na Pali Coast. Pali means cliffs and these cliffs drop sharply to the sea which means the only way to really see this beautiful part of the island is by boat or on foot. The trail goes across 5 different valleys on the way to Kalalau ... Read More »

Kodachrome Basin State Park Is An Alternative to Bryce

In case you haven’t heard, the governor of Utah has requested that the Utah State Parks honor the National Parks Pass while the national parks are closed – these passes are only valid for use during the day. This makes Kodachrome Basin State Park a great place to visit right now (not that it isn’t good regardless of whether the ... Read More »

Hiking Around Washington’s Moran State Park

Moran State Park, located on Orcas Island in the state of Washington, has over 38 miles of hiking trails. Orcas Island is the largestĀ  island in the San Juan’s, found in the north western portion of the State. Located within the park is the 2,409 ft Mount Constitution, with one of the best panoramic views you will ever find, especially ... Read More »