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Local Adventures: Freeland Park and Beach

Tuesday was a chilly, but slightly sunny day (and no rain), so I took the boys to Freeland Park and Beach, on south Whidbey Island. The park is located just outside of the small town, and is walkable from the grocery store, if one is visiting the island. The park itself has many parking spots,… Continue reading Local Adventures: Freeland Park and Beach

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Mama and Child Hiking: Nolte State Park

It hit 70° today, the late winter burst of sun and warmth that pushes spring into the picture. I got a couple moms and their preschoolers out for a short hike at Nolte State Park. Nolte sits in the far corner of SE King County, between Enumclaw and Maple Valley, Washington. It's close to us,… Continue reading Mama and Child Hiking: Nolte State Park

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Henry’s Ridge Hiking: Sting’r Loop

Last week we had an artic freeze coming down from Canada, with snow included. Monday warmed up a bit, so I headed out for an afternoon hike at Henry's Ridge, in Maple Valley, Washington. I wasn't the only one out, a lot of mountain bikers had the same idea. However, most were pleasant and shared… Continue reading Henry’s Ridge Hiking: Sting’r Loop