Washington’s wild side
Lawmakers, activists and adventurers share wilderness memories as the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act approaches
Washington’s 31 wilderness areas
When the Wilderness Act passed in 1964, three areas in Washington were awarded the status. Fifty years later, the state has 31 Wilderness Areas totalling...
National parks transition to winter hours
Some campgrounds will close, while visitor center hours reduced in many instances.
Hunting opportunities abound when calendar flips to September
Early big-game archery seasons among the many that will open Monday and Tuesday.
The importance of wilderness
We asked a number of people to share their thoughts on why wilderness areas are important to them. Here is what they had to say.