Evans Outdoor Adventures

Eastern Washington

Adventure Log: Family, Sheep & Cabin Gulch, and Charley Creek
Adventure Log: Family, Sheep & Cabin Gulch, and Charley Creek

Adventure Log: Family, Sheep & Cabin Gulch, and Charley Creek

May 6-19, 2019 Time continues to fly by as we alternate between turbulent spring weather and occasional summer-like conditions. I love this time of year with its mix of cool and warm. At our home, everything is green and colorful…

Adventure Log: Asotin Slough, North Fork Asotin Creek, & Inside Our RV
Adventure Log: Asotin Slough, North Fork Asotin Creek, & Inside Our RV

Adventure Log: Asotin Slough, North Fork Asotin Creek, & Inside Our RV

April 1-7, 2019 Asotin Slough Wildlife Habitat Unit With nothing but time to enjoy the little things, we’ve been exploring some areas close to home that we’ve previously ignored. This week’s new location was the Asotin Slough Wildlife Habitat Unit…

SE Washington’s Sheep Gulch – Cabin Gulch Loop, May 2018
SE Washington’s Sheep Gulch  – Cabin Gulch Loop, May 2018

SE Washington’s Sheep Gulch – Cabin Gulch Loop, May 2018

Great early season loop with colorful wildflowers and towering ponderosa pines in the foothills of SE Washington’s Blue Mountains Distance: 7.7 miles round trip Type: loop Difficulty: moderate with 1,400′ elevation gain Best season: May & June Back in May…

SE Washington’s Blue Mountains: Misery Backpack, June 2017
SE Washington’s Blue Mountains: Misery Backpack, June 2017

SE Washington’s Blue Mountains: Misery Backpack, June 2017

Nice early season backpack with great wildflower and wildlife viewing opportunities Distance: 13.5 miles round trip Type: out and back (extended routes and loop options available) Difficulty: moderate with about 2,400′ elevation gain  Best season: June We first hiked from the…

Late Winter Flooding: Eastern Washington’s Towell Falls, March 2017
Late Winter Flooding: Eastern Washington’s Towell Falls, March 2017

Late Winter Flooding: Eastern Washington’s Towell Falls, March 2017

Great early season hike to a pretty little waterfall Distance: 6 miles round trip Difficulty: easy (mostly flat with good tread) Type: out and back Best Season: winter, spring, and fall (hot and snaky in the summer, watch for ticks…

Eastern Washington’s James T. Slavin Conservation Area, May 2017
Eastern Washington’s James T. Slavin Conservation Area, May 2017

Eastern Washington’s James T. Slavin Conservation Area, May 2017

Lovely wetland hike with solitude yet just minutes away from the Spokane metropolis Distance: 6.0 miles (shorter options available) Type: out and back Difficulty: easy trail with good tread Best season: May for the wildflowers.  Accessible most of the year…

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