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Jun 4 2024

Wonder Mountain Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  Tucked in the southeast corner of Olympic National Forest, this 2,349 acre Wilderness is one of the smallest in the Western United States. In the shadow of Wonder Mountain […]

Jun 4 2024

William O. Douglas Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  Named for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, who was noted for his concern for civil rights and environmental protection issues during his career, this 169,081-acre […]

Jun 4 2024

Wild Sky Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  The 105,543-acre Wild Sky Wilderness within the Skykomish River valley is the newest addition to a 2.6 million-acre wilderness complex that runs along the North Cascade Range from Canada […]

Jun 4 2024

Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  Located in the northern Blue Mountains of southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon, the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness encompasses 176,557 acres. The majority of the Wilderness is characterized by rugged basaltic ridges […]

Jun 4 2024

Washington Islands Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  The Washington Islands Wilderness is located off the Olympic Coast within the Washington Islands National Wildlife Refuges. Comprised of Flattery Rocks, Quillayute Needles, and Copalis, more than 600 islands, […]

Jun 4 2024

Trapper Creek Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  The 5,963-acre Trapper Creek Wilderness just north of the Columba River protects nearly all of the Trapper Creek drainage and provides critical anadromous fish habitat in the Wind River […]

Jun 4 2024

The Brothers Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  South of the Buckhorn Wilderness and north of Mount Skokomish Wilderness, lies the rugged The Brothers Wilderness. Below the distinct twin-peaked mountain, the Duckabush River splashes down a wide […]

Jun 4 2024

Tatoosh Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  One of five Wilderness areas near Mount Rainier National Park, the Tatoosh Wilderness Area shares a portion of the park’s southern boundary. The Tatoosh Range was used historically by […]

Jun 4 2024

Stephen Mather Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  Described by the National Park Service as “the heart of over two million acres of some of the wildest lands remaining”, the Stephen Mather Wilderness within North Cascades National […]

Jun 4 2024

San Juan Wilderness

Posted on Jun 4, 2024 in Washington's Wilderness Areas

ABOUT  Just north of Puget Sound, where the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca converge, lies the San Juan Islands, an archipelago of some 700 islands, reefs, islets, and […]