Outdoors Newsletter


South Sound packs Bike Month with events

New trails, commuter challenges, rides and bike swaps highlight bike month

Members of the Evergreen Tandem Club climb Tacoma’s McCarver Street during a 50-mile ride on Aug. 23, 2014.

Outdoor events for April 26-May 2

1 Bears in the Cascades

State Parks, company offer glamping option at Moran State Park

Fully furnished canvas-wall tents available for those wanting some softer, nicer accommodations.

Wanderlust Camps has teamed with Washington State Parks to offer fully furnished canvas wall-tents this season at Moran State Park on Orcas Island.

Parks offer living classroom to learn more about trees

Tacoma’s Wright Park is a 27-acre collection of 155 varieties of trees

Driving along Five-Mile Drive, visitors to Point Defiance Park can see the Mountaineer Tree, estimated to be 450 years old.

Outdoor briefs for April 25

The Grand Puyallup RV Show will offer a chance to view the latest recreational vehicles from some of Western Washington’s top dealers Thursday through May 3. There will be more than 40 vendor booths at the show.