Recreation

  In April, Hillary S. Franz, the Commissioner of Public Lands, published a report titled “Baker to Bellingham Non-Motorized Recreation Plan.” The report is available on the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) website. It is a 15-year plan to … Continue reading

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  August 2019

Recreation Northwest’s New Parkscriptions Program

Many people choose Bellingham and Whatcom County as their home because of the quality of life here. A major contributor to that quality includes the variety of year-round opportunities to get outside — to commune with nature. Perhaps it’s listening … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2016

Blanchard Mountain Recreation Area Threatened

Blanchard State Forest is an enormously popular recreation area located south of Bellingham off Chuckanut Drive that is visited by tens of thousands of people every year. Blanchard Mountain features such things as the popular Oyster Dome and bat caves; … Continue reading

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  January 2016

John Wayne Trail Needs Your Help

Folks in eastern Washington are trying to save the John Wayne Trail, the 300-mile rail trail that goes from the western slopes of the Cascades to the Idaho border near Tekoa, Wash. Closed to motorized vehicles, the trail follows the former Milwaukee Road … Continue reading

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