Mount Verstovia on a Warm January Day

Connor has been very interested in going up to try and see a ptarmigan. He had hoped to go up there previously when it was his turn to choose our destination, but low clouds that looked like rain helped him decided that Beaver Lake might be a better alternative. This time, the weather was sunny … Read more

Halibut Point Rec

Rowan has been wanting to visit Magic Island at Halibut Point Rec for some time. We didn’t have a lot of time today, but the sun was shining, and the tide was out, so I figured a trip to the rec area could work out. I let the kids look around at Magic Island while … Read more

Herring Cove to Beaver Lake

This week saw some heavy rains, and I heard about some flooding occurring on Herring Cove trail. I had seen some significant trail erosion that occurred after a warm rain on snow even back in December, but it sounded like this was more significant than that, and I was curious to check it out. Trail … Read more

Crescent Harbor Seawalk

The newest trail in town is the Crescent Harbor Seawalk. It was substantially completed last fall, but has continued to see small additions this winter. Starting at the Crescent Harbor Parking lot, it follows the water along the harbor (with a spur out along the breakwater), before turning inland slightly to pass along the street … Read more

A Return to Action

It’s not that I’ve not traveled any of the trails in the past 6+ years (hard to believe it’s been that long!?) – but I kind of let this site go by the wayside after I completed the bulk of the trails pages. I kept a little better with my nature centered blog, but poured … Read more