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Visitors to Roslyn, Washington might be there to check out the Roslyn Café, famed for its appearance on the cult hit Northern Exposure; to wander the downtown area; or to explore the many recreational activities it offers, either on bike or on foot. Nestled just a few blocks away is the Roslyn Cemetery, where...

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In September of 2020, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust partnered with the Cle Elum Ranger District and the Cascadian Log School to save a historic picnic shelter at Salmon la Sac campground from demolition. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1936, the picnic shelter was dangerously worn down by 84 years...

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Imagine the sound of three floors of machinery, of massive gears and pulleys and canvas conveyor belts operating at full speed, turning grain into flour.   The Thorp Grist Mill is the oldest industrial artifact in Kittitas County and includes a remarkable collection of handmade wooden mill equipment. From 1883 to 1946, the mill produced flour and livestock...

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Although ski jumping in Washington is a distant memory these days, it was the most popular form of skiing in the sport’s early days. The Mountains to Sound Greenway corridor contains several ski jumping sites that were important parts of the country’s tournament circuit, where the world’s best jumpers competed, national distance records were...

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The Northwest Railway Museum is located in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley, which is a vital part of the new Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area. This Congressional designation recognizes this corridor’s rich natural and cultural heritage, which is particularly valued for wildlife migration, fish passage, incredible geography, and human travel. The Museum is...

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The King County Council announced today that the parks in Preston will be renamed to honor regional conservation hero Jim Ellis, a storied civic leader and founder of the Mountains to Sound Greenway. Preston Mill Park, the Preston Athletic fields visible from Interstate 90 exit 22, and the already-renamed Jim Ellis Preston Community Center...

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Mountains to Sound Greenway being named a National Heritage Area! NHAs are places designated by Congress that are identified as having historic, cultural, and natural resources combine to form a cohesive, nationally important landscape.