Right at the base of the Cascade Mountains in central Washington state lies Cle Elum. This town in Kittitas County—with its proximity to the Wenatchee National Forest—is popular for its wealth of recreational opportunities such as fishing, backpacking and cross-country skiing.
Check out enticing lodging facilities, from charming campgrounds to the sprawling Suncadia Resort. Set out on the 5.5-mile Coal Mines Trail to Ronald, passing through Roslyn on the way, or delve into events and ethnic foods that are found in Cle Elum.
While Washington’s fertile soil and favorable climate mingle to facilitate abundant harvests year-round, fall is an especially delicious time to visit the... Read More
Beginning in the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps erected thousands of fire lookouts throughout the West. Today, modern technologies handle most of the... Read More
Known to locals as the Cascade Curtain, these mountains help keep the west side wet and the east side dry and sunny. In fact, the North Central region—just... Read More
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