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.
The Washington State Legislature failed to pass a capital construction budget, resulting in far-reaching impacts across our region. Vital projects are delayed indefinitely or could even be canceled.
It’s state budget season! We’re in Olympia advocating for recreation and public lands. Several funding proposals could have big, much-needed impacts here in the Greenway.
As we look back on 2016, we are proud that we do things differently here. We showed the rest of the nation that bipartisan efforts CAN succeed; that different voices can come together to solve some of our region’s most difficult challenges.
Now, on our 25th anniversary, we are reflecting on where we have come from and where we are headed. In the latest President’s Report, we announce our new strategic plan that builds on our vision for a healthy, sustainable Greenway.
If the hills of the Teanaway Community Forest could talk they would tell tales of bubbling lava, ancient jungles roamed by coyote-sized horses, and a shoreline sculpted by great blocks of ice.
There's more than meets the eye in this popular Greenway river valley.
Washington State's new capital and operating budgets will invest more than $55 million across the Greenway landscape over the next two years, including popular locations like Tiger Mountain, the Middle Fork Valley, and Iron Horse State Park.
The 25th Anniversary Greenway Trek was an adventure not soon to be forgotten. Participant Dale Hoff recounts highlights from the 25th Anniversary Greenway Trek.
302 W 3rd St, Cle Elum, WA
This museum, housed in a 1914 mansion, tells the colorful story of the mining communities of Upper Kittitas County and of Cle Elum’s first successful banker and former mayor of Cle Elum, Frank Carpenter and his family. High Country Artist exhibits rotate monthly.
Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Kittitas County, WA
This trail is a major access route to abundant backpacking destinations in Alpine Lakes Wilderness. A day horse ride to Cathedral Pass is very challenging with steep exposed trail.
Salmon La Sac Rd, , WA
This is a popular gathering place for trail riders heading into the mountains on several popular trails. It has spacious tent and RV sites. Water available from hand pump. Opens once snow as cleared, sometimes not before late June early July.
in 2014, The Nature Conservancy purchased 165,000 acres of forestry land in Kittitas and Yakima County from Plum Creek timber. This land is being managed for recreation, conservation, and timber.
Suncadia Resort, Kittitas County, WA
The Cle Elum River Conservancy is a protected area along the river in Suncadia. The trails at Suncadia are open to the public. The greeter at the entrance can provide directions and information.