After this summer’s successful Teanaway Volunteer Workparty, we want to see and share all the ways people play in the Teanaway. The Teanaway Community Forest Advisory Committee has created a photo contest to spotlight the features and activities that draw visitors to this landscape. The rules are simple: enter one of five categories, ‘Teanaway at
The Towns to Teanaway planning turned into a big day of volunteer action. More than 300 REI executives and store managers turned out to build 2.3 miles of trail from the border of the Roslyn Urban Forest to the top of the Cle Elum Ridge.
Our nation’s most important funding source for protecting parks and public lands is set to expire at the end of September unless Congress acts.
There’s more to providing world class recreational opportunities than bringing people to Washington’s stunning mountains, rivers, and forests. Visitors need amenities: well-built trails, campsites, and trash collection facilities. Some less considerate visitors need cleaning up after, so that others can enjoy a natural landscape free of garbage or graffiti. The larger the public lands, the
Recently, a local team of volunteers joined forces with the Greenway Trust and USFS to repair the Sculpture Rock Trail out of Swauk Campground. This is just the first of many projects that will focus on giving much needed TLC to trails in the Upper Yakima Basin.
The first round of draft plans for a new trail system to connect the towns of Ronald, Roslyn, and Cle Elum with the Teanaway Community Forest have been unveiled—and are ready for public comment.
The Washington State Legislature has just passed a capital budget to fund new project work around the state, including major investments in habitat conservation and outdoor recreation, as well as schools, mental health facilities, and affordable housing.
Recreation planning is underway for the new Teanaway Community Forest as thousands of survey results come in, painting a vivid picture of current and desired activities across the forest.
As our new Community Coordinator in upper Kittitas County Nicky will work closely with the community and organizations to build and strengthen connections between local communities and public lands on the eastern half of the Greenway.
Teanaway Community Forest
This campgrounds is located on the north fork of the Teanaway River. Garbage is not collected, pack out all trash. Campfires permitted within approved fire rings unless there is a burn ban. It is open year round but is not plowed in the winter.
Water access area, no boat launch but can put small craft in from the gravel beach. Fish species Burbot, Kokanee, Suckerfish, Bull Trout (char), cuttthroat trout, eastern brook trout, lake trout, rainbow trout, whitefish
Wenatchee National Forest
Not accessible until the snow has melted off in early summer. Campground can be used year round but it is not serviced from fall to spring. Please pack-out trash. Campgrounds can accommodate tends, trailers, campers and RVs.