Douglas Scott

Seattle, Portland, St. Louis

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  1. Exploring Glacier National Park in the Off-Season

    For those looking for solitude, autumn beauty, and adventure, the off-season in Glacier National Park is the absolute best time to visit.

  2. 6 Enchanting Waterfalls Around Olympic National Park

    Seattle

    With so much water in the region, it is inevitable that Olympic would be filled with waterfalls. While not the towering behemoths you see cascading down rocky bluffs in Yosemite or along the Columbia River Gorge, the waterfalls of Olympic are gorgeous without being tall.

  3. How to Hoh

    Seattle

    The Hoh Rainforest in Olympic National Park is a place of wonder and awe. It is an Olympic oasis with quiet trails, secluded wildernesses, and plenty of photo opportunities.

  4. Flapjack Lakes

    Seattle

    Flapjack Lakes are twin alpine lakes that sit in a secret corner of Olympic National Park, just waiting to be explored while the crowds are elsewhere.

  5. 4 Must-See Panoramas on the Olympic Peninsula

    Seattle

    The Olympic Peninsula has plenty of these jaw-dropping panoramas, all within just a few hours of Seattle. Here are four hikes that feature some of the best views around.

  6. High Rock Lookout

    Seattle

    The High Rock Lookout Trail, just a few miles outside of Mount Rainier National Park, is one of the rarest and most beautiful routes in Washington.

  7. Mount Townsend

    Seattle

    Mount Townsend offers 360 degree panoramic views of nearly all of Western Washington and southwestern British Columbia, an absolute must-visit for anyone in the Seattle area.

  8. Unveiling Ruby Beach

    Seattle

    Ruby Beach is one of the most amazing destinations in the Pacific Northwest, continually being voted the best place to catch a sunset and a storm.

  9. Exploring the Second Tallest Bridge in Washington State

    Seattle

    High above Washington's Skykomish River sits America's second tallest railway bridge, the Vance Creek Bridge.

  10. 8 Reasons to Explore Olympic National Park

    Seattle

    Olympic National Park is a nature lover's paradise and provides some of the most diverse and unique beauty of any national park.

  11. The Enchanted Valley of the Olympics

    Seattle

    The trail to Olympic National Park's Enchanted Valley is a rite-of-passage, which perfectly encapsulating the spirit of the Olympics.

  12. 5 Ways to Explore Olympic's Rarely Visited Staircase Region

    Seattle

    Receiving less than one percent of the park’s visitors, the Staircase Region, in Olympic National Park, is a hidden gem of the Pacific Northwest.

  13. 5 Amazing Places to Camp in Olympic National Park

    Seattle

    From the beaches and bluffs of Kalaloch, to the lush green forests of the Hoh, here's a peek at some of the best campgrounds in Olympic National Park.

  14. Snowshoeing at Olympic National Park's Hurricane Ridge

    Seattle

    High above the Salish Sea, Olympic National Park’s Hurricane Ridge is one of the best snowshoeing destinations on the West Coast.

  15. 4 Cozy Cabins in the Heart of the Olympic Wilderness

    Seattle

    Wet, isolated, eerie, and breathtakingly gorgeous, the Olympic wilderness is unlike anywhere else in the world. Here's how to have an unforgettable night at one of its rustic and cozy cabins.

  16. Trail Running to the Beat of a Drum in Olympic National Park

    Seattle

    This is the story of Korey Konga—a Pacific Northwest ultra runner with an insatiable appetite for trail running the 900-miles of trails in Olympic National Park.

  17. 10 Amazing Places to See on the Northern Olympic Peninsula

    Seattle

    Home to dense forests, glacial-fed rivers, and fern-clad box canyons leading to waterfalls, there are few stretches of land more beautiful than the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula.

  18. 5 Things You Should Know About Crater Lake

    Portland

    How to make the most of your visit to Oregon's only national park: the entirely unique and magical Crater Lake.

  19. 5 Reasons to Visit the Northwestern-Most Point in the Contiguous U.S.

    Seattle

    Neah Bay, considered the Northwestern-most point in the contiguous United States, is an amazing area to explore.

  20. 5 Rarely-Traveled Day Hikes in Olympic National Park

    Seattle

    From secret rainforests to secluded summits, here's a sampling of some of the least-traveled trails in Olympic National Park.

  21. Insider's Guide to Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone is America's oldest national park and remains one of the most popular. Geothermal adventures await in Yellowstone!

  22. Insider's Guide to Olympic National Park

    Olympic's volcanic vibe and mountain majesty make this park by the ocean one of America's premier national treasures.

  23. 10 Best Hikes in Missouri

    St. Louis

    Missouri has some of the most amazing hiking destinations in the nation, yet many hikers overlook the stunning beauty of the Show-Me-State.

  24. Cub Peak: The Steepest Trail in Olympic National Park

    Seattle

    Rarely visited, yet accessible year round, Cub Peak, in the Staircase region of the park, boasts the steepest trail in Olympic National Park.

  25. Elwha

    Seattle

    Precariously perched along a wet rocky outcropping at the mouth of a majestic box canyon, Goblins Gate, on the Elwha River, is beyond beautiful. Large rocks resembling salmon fins jut out of the milky river, contrasting sharply against the blues and...