Tag: quinault rainforest

Washout Restricts Access to Olympic National Park’s Quinault Rainforest

As heavy rains, strong winds and otherwise nasty conditions blasted the Pacific Northwest, the Quinault River ran high and wild, shifting its banks as it always has. In previous years, the river shifted course 14 miles upriver, threatening to wash away the Enchanted Valley Chalet. In late 2015, the river shifted further downstream, wiping out …

The Graffiti Virus in National Parks

Dear Wilderness Graffiti Artists, You probably won’t hear this anywhere else, but thank you. Because of your attempt at art, or self-expression, or whatever narcissistic, ego-centric bullshit you have yourself convinced it is, people are now paying attention to the wilderness areas in our country and are angry at vandalism.