Outdoors Newsletter


Mount Rainier offers multitude of volunteer opportunities

Projects include greenhouse work, amphibian and butterfly surveys, and a chance to perform.

While there are plenty of volunteer efforts to work on trails at Mount Rainier National Park, there are a number of other volunteer opportunities throughout the summer, including animal and visitor surveys, as well as greenhouse and maintenance work.

Institute offers guided hikes with a close-up of Crater Glacier

Just one part of summer programs offered by the Mount St. Helens Institute.

Mount St. Helens’ new dome collared by the Crater Glacier as seen from the southern crater rim. The Mount St. Helens Institute is offering guided hikes this summer that include views of the glacier.

San Diego’s Balboa Park still worth a visit at 100

Celebration plans might have stalled, but this SoCal gem remains a must-see destination.

San Diego’s Balboa Park is celebrating its centennial this year with a few special things, including new seating on a central plaza.

Mount St. Helens Silver Lake Visitor Center

What: More than 300,000 people per year visit the Mount St. Helens Silver Lake Visitor Center. The facility is packed with interpretive displays on the area’s cultural and historical significance. The history of the mountain since the May ...

On the road for May 29

Enjoy more than the aroma of garlic at 34th annual festival in Ocean Park.