New Community Pavilion at Valley View Forest

As visitors to Valley View Forest make their way toward the natural studies area, they’ll now be met with an enchanting sight. There, in a clearing enclosed by alder, cedar, and sword ferns, they’ll find a stunning timber frame pavilion, built with the help of dedicated community volunteers using trees harvested from this forest. A […]

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New Accessible Trail at Illahee Preserve

A new, 150-ft-long accessible trail from the parking area to the picnic shelter at Illahee Preserve is ready for your feet and your wheels! With funding from Jefferson County’s Accessible Community Advisory Committee, our hardworking field crew and community volunteers installed the trail to the picnic shelter and a van-accessible parking spot earlier this month. […]

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Hiking with a Local Videos Showcase Three Great South County Trails

In addition to being a County Commissioner for District 3 in Jefferson County and on the board of the North Hood Canal Chamber of Commerce, Greg Brotherton is a storyteller. He’s written fiction, screenplays, and many silly songs that he claims to play badly on a host of different instruments. And at one point, he […]

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