Redmond Watershed Preserve

In 1926, the city of Redmond bought some land from Weyerhaeuser (an American timberland company), planning to use Seidel Creek for water supply. Additional acreage was bought to bring the watershed to 800 acres, though issues with the quality of the water led to the usage of other water sources. Today, the Redmond Watershed PreserveContinue reading “Redmond Watershed Preserve”

Mount Rainier National Park, Paradise Vicinity

This 369-miles squared park is home to the iconic Mount Rainier, the tallest mountain in Washington state, which is also an active volcano.  Receiving an average of 643 inches of snow every year, it is the most glaciated peak in the US. Ascending up to 14,410 feet (4,400 meters) above sea level, you can seeContinue reading “Mount Rainier National Park, Paradise Vicinity”