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Offers information about birding in Washington, Audubon bird centers, bird locations and birding events.
Birding: Washington Hot Spots
Where do you want to go birding in Washington today? Check this extensive list of the best places in Washington to see birds.
Downhill Ski Areas
Relief map of downhill (alpine) ski areas in Washington. Color coded to show more popular ski areas. By Go Northwest!
Fishing maps reports, message forum, cool fishing stuff, fishing games, fishing pictures, fishing news.
Highways and Local Roadways
Bicycle page of the Washington State Department of Transportation web site.
This hiking site offers trail information, photos, weather conditions and webcams.
Information on main ski areas in Washington, plus weather information, snowboarding, events, webcams, and ongoing columns.
A 360 mile long loop that is a collection of trails: the Lewis and Clark passage, the Hudson's Bay Cowlitz to Puget Sound canoe route, the mountain pass pathway for commerce between the Yakama and Cowlitz Indian Nations, The Oregon Trail, McClellen's expedition, steamboat navigations, and more recently, the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. Sites along the route include Mount St Helens, the Columbia River, and Mount Adams. This web site by the Tyee Trail Association includes webazines with articles and travel business directories.
Washington Fly Fishing
Washington fly fishing trout & steelhead reports, fly fishing forum, Yakima River maps, WA shops & link, hatch info, river flows and more.
Washington Native Plant
The Society aims to promote the appreciation and conservation of Washington's native plants and their habitats, offering field trips, workshops, publications, and special projects. This home page has links to information on native plants, and to their chapter home pages for local information.
International Kite Festival
The Washington State International Kite Festival is held annually on the beautiful Long Beach Peninsula in the Southwest corner of Washington State.
Washington Trails Association
Information and tips for Northwest hikers, including a growing list of Trail Reviews contributed by online users, flora and fauna guides, backcountry kitchen and more.
Washington Water Trails Association
The WWTA promotes and protects access points, resting places and attractions for users of human-powered and beachable wind-powered water craft on marine and inland waterways. Information on the Cascadia, Willapa, Puget Sound and other water trails.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Fodor's Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West, 4th Edition by Fodor's. This guide provides information on 36 national parks in the northwest including an overview of each park, illustrated features, trip planning tools, outdoor recreational activities, recommendations and advice. Order now...
Golfing in Washington by Daniel MacMillan. Over 385 listings of public, semi private, private, par 3 courses, learning centers, driving ranges and retail golf stores. Information on everything: address, course layouts, scorecards, phone numbers, reservation policies, special rules, terrain, yardage, par, dress codes, services and more. Order now...
Washington River Maps & Fishing Guide by Doug Rose. Detailed maps covering over 1200 miles of river. Included for each river are the best seasons, species, available illustrated fishing methods, best flies and best gear for individual rivers and species, fly hatches, knots, launches, parks, number of hookups per year, size of runs, parks, services, guides. Order now...
Hiking Washington's History by Judy Bentley. Each chapter begins with an overview of the region's history followed by individual trail narratives and historical highlights. Quotes from diaries, journals, letters, and reports, plus contemporary and historic photographs, describe sites and trails from Washington's past. Each trail description includes a map and directions. Order now...
Great Places: Washington: A Recreational Guide to Washington's Public Lands and Historic Places for Birding, Hiking, Photography, Fishing, Hunting and Camping by John Kruse. The geology, animal and plant life, and history of Washington's most-storied and scenic locales, including the best local lodging and amenities are explained in this full color guide. Order now...
Birds of Washington State by Brian H. Bell and Gregory Kennedy. This book has interesting facts and useful information such as illustrations and range maps plus notes covering habitat, nesting, feeding and similar species, a glossary of terms and separate indexes for scientific and common names. Order now...
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