China Camp State Park

China Camp’s name comes from a shrimping village established in the 1880s. While that’s generations ago, the last remaining villager passed away just last year. This history, plus its sweeping views of San Pablo Bay, make for a nice afternoon; however, China Camp isn’t going to make my top 10 list. Let my trip there […]

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Ebey’s Landing

Even if it means making a special trip to the Pacific Northwest, do this hike once in your life. The views. The history. You will thank me (and my mom, who is the mastermind behind this one). I’ll stop writing now and just let the photos do the talking.   The Scoop Location:¬†Whidbey Island, a […]

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Corona Heights

Corona Heights definitely tests the limits of my definition of a hike. But it does technically meet the requirements of being more than two miles and having at least some unpaved portion, so I’m counting it. Plus, it’s got a helluva view. At least that’s how I remember it from other times I’ve been there. […]

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