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Outdoors blog waterfalls archive

MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017

TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2017

MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017

MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017

MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017

Rock Creek, swollen with runoff, roars over Towell  Falls on the BLM's Escure Ranch area on Feb. 25, 2017 (Mike Miller)

Hiking: Scablands waterfalls roar with runoff

HIKING -- Snowmelt pouring off the scablands provided a treat for hikers exploring BLM's Escure Ranch in the Rock Creek Recreation area south of Sprague on Saturday. (See map.) Here's a report from Mike Miller: Towell Falls was in excellent shape Saturday, 25 February 2017....

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017

THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2016

Yosemite National Park's Horsetail Falls glows like a lavafall as the sun sets on Feb. 24, 2016. (Hillary Landers)

Photo: Yosemite waterfall lights up like fire

WATERFALLS -- Always the light of my life, my favorite youngest daughter brightened my morning with this photo she snapped as daylight waned Wednesday where she works in Yosemite National Park, California. Last night, the sunset hit Horsetail Falls just right so that it look...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2, 2015

SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 2013

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013

Elk Creek Falls cascades through cedars along the Elk Creek Trail in the Colville National Forest near Sullivan Lake. (Rich Landers)

Forest Service biologist to lead nature hike

HIKING -- Join a Colville National Forest wildlife biologist on his annual naturalist’s tour of the Elk Creek Trail near Sullivan Lake on May 18. Mike Borysewicz, a veteran wildlife biologist at the Sullivan Lake District, will show participants an old prescribed burn heavily used...

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MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013

MONDAY, JAN. 21, 2013

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012

SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2012

THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2011

FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2011

SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2011

MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011

TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011

Upper Palouse Falls, just a short way above the main falls in Palouse Falls State Park. These falls virtually dry up by summer. (Karen Heaps)

Upper Palouse Falls worth a hike 

HIKING -- This is prime time to visit Palouse Falls State Park, where the water is rushing and the landscape is starting to get green. But don't be content to view the falls just from the parking lot overlook. Steve and Karen Heaps of Spokane...

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MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011

Palouse Falls was flowing big and muddy on March 19, 2011, as seen in this photo by Penny Lapsley. (Penny Lapsley)

Great weekend for waterfalls

HIKING -- Reports from paddling friends say Hangman Creek had dropped too low for good canoeing over the weekend. Meanwhile, the Palouse River was flowing too big for safe paddling. Time to put on the hiking shoes and just stand in awe of the sight...

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