Washington State Scablands

We explored the (unfortunately named) Washington State Channeled Scablands area.

Floodland Camping

Camping in a box canyon near Trail Lake and the Bacon Tunnel. See in Google Maps See on a USGS topographic map See in Google Earth 47.3047, -119.4143  This cozy nook was suggested by our friend Mars. Night brings the sound of frogs and bats come out to feed.

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Maps:

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Nearby Highlights

Sun Lakes / Dry Falls State Park

Dry Falls Visitor Center (Interpretive Center). See in Google Maps See on a USGS topographic map See in Google Earth 47.606997, -119.363375 

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Lake Lenore Caves

These caves were once carved by water out of the crumbly rocky canyon walls. See in Google Maps See on a USGS topographic map See in Google Earth 47.515537, -119.494385  We found a little mouse, and Lyra insisted on doing some rock climbing!

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Northup Canyon Hike

There were an amazing number of old rusty cans in the sagebrush at the start of this hike. See in Google Maps See on a USGS topographic map See in Google Earth 47.866013, -119.082348 

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Steamboat Rock State Park

See in Google Maps See on a USGS topographic map See in Google Earth 47.8625, -119.1202 

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Summer Falls

See in Google Maps See on a USGS topographic map See in Google Earth 47.3047, -119.4143 

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