On the Oregon Trail near Walla Walla.
killed the missionaries and eleven others.
The Manhattan Project needed water, power, and isolation.
All of this for the enrichment of uranium
and the building of the atomic bomb.
Canoe Camp in the Nez Perce NHP
and on the Lewis and Clark NHT.
The Spalding site of the Nez Perce NHP
Clear Creek Falls in Wenatchee National Forest
and on the White Pass Scenic Byway.
We just came up out of a lot of smoke
and were happy to see this.
On the west side of White Pass we
had our first view of Mt Rainier.
On the Cowlitz River at our RV park.
We used this spot to visit the eastern side of Mt. Rainier NP.
Hiking in the meadows of Mt. Rainier National Park
Another great view!
Heading to the western side and Paradise.
Hiking in the Paradise meadows.
On the Dead Horse Creek and Morraine trail.
Into the meadows.
Plenty of falls on this side of the mountain.
On Reflection Lake.
Lots of fires and smoke as we pick
our way the the Oregon coast.
Chehalis Thousand Trails blackberry picking!
These plans are considered noxious and invasive
in parts of Washington, but the fruit is tasty!!
on the north spur of the Oregon Trail.
That is a western red cedar and
looks much larger in person.
Tom, I always think of you when we
visit and old growth forest-be well.
National Volcanic Monument
At the visitor center.
Great film of the eruption and walk to view the mountain.
Coldwater Lake in Mount St. Helens NVM.
This lake was formed during the
May 18, 1980 eruption of the volcano.
On to Oregon!