[Tweeters] OT - WA's best natural places

Michael Hobbs birdmarymoor at verizon.net
Tue Jun 9 21:49:27 PDT 2009

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From: "Michael Hobbs" <birdmarymoor at verizon.net>
Subject: [Tweeters] OT - WA's best natural places

> Tweets - I have a friend who's a Washington native who has seen almost

> nothing in the state. I'm trying to think up the very most amazing places

> one really ought to visit in Washington. I've hit a ton of great spots

> while birding, but I was wondering if there are some I've never been to,

> or others I'm forgetting.

Wow - I've gotten a great response - over 30 emails so far. Thanks,
everyone. Hopefully, I haven't forgotten anything. I've been to most, but
not all of these. This is way more than one trip!

Here's what's been nominated:

Olympic Peninsula
Cape Flattery
Neah Bay & Makah Museum
Shi Shi Beach
Cape Alava & Sand Point
Lake Quinault
Ho Rain Forest
2nd Beach, La Push
Salt Creek County Park
Hurricane Ridge
Dungeness Spit
Port Townsend
Fir Island - Snow Geese, Swans, Tulips
Whidbey Island
Fort Casey
Fidalgo Island
Deception Pass
Rosario Head
Mount Erie
San Juan Islands
San Juan Ferry
Friday Harbor & Whale Museum
Roche Harbor
West side of San Juan Island
Whale watching cruise
Sucia Island
Mount Constitution
Mount Baker/ Mt. Shuksan
Heather Meadows
Artist's Point
North Cascades Highway
Ross Lake
Washington Pass
Sun Mountain near Winthrop
Big Four Ice Caves
Stehekin & Lake Chelan boat trip
Grand Coulee Area
Jameson Lake & Moses Coulee
Dry Falls
Grand Coulee Dam
Palouse & SE WA
Steptoe Butte Steptoe Butte National Park
Kamiak Butte
Hells Canyon / Hells Gate
Palouse Falls
Lyons Ferry
Fort Walla Walla
Whitman Mission
Vantage Area
Wild Horses Monument
Frenchman's Coulee
Gorge Amphitheater
Ginko Petrified Forest
Umtanum Recreation Area
Dick and Jane's Spot in Ellensburg (art house)
Curve on SR-10 between Ellensburg and Cle Elum below Hayward Rd.
Stevens Pass
Icicle Creek
Whitewater along US-2 west of Leavenworth
Deception Falls
Puget Sound Area
South Meadow Bluff, Discovery Park
Seattle-Bremerton Ferry
Newcastle Golf Course
Snoqualmie Falls
Mima Mounds
Mount Rainier
First Mountain
Second Burroughs
Tipsoo Lake
Reflection Lakes
Narada Falls
White Pass
Mt. St. Helens
Johnston Ridge Observatory
NF-26 & NF-99 to Windy Ridge
Mount Adams
Hellroaring Overlook
Bird Creek Meadows
Columbia Gorge
Maryhill Museum
Beacon Rock
Catherine Creek
Long Beach
Cape Disappointment
Wilapa Bay at low tide

== Michael Hobbs
== Kirkland, WA
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