Lewis & Clark RV Park

46592 Hwy 14 , Stevenson, Washington, 98648, United States | Campground

Travel Blogs from Stevenson

A Day in the Life of a Fish Hatchery Volunteer!

A travel blog entry by jimconnietravel


... and put into a trough with water running over them for them to bleed out... If a female is not ready, she is pushed down a tube back to the pond to sit and wait… For each female that moves ahead in the process... a male is tested and milked so to speak to provide a few tablespoons of milt... Which is caught into a Dixie cup... the Dixie cup is placed in a cooler, the male is then routed to the same machine to be euthanized and ...

We Are Mostly Alone.... Except For A Lot Of Fish!

A travel blog entry by jilnmike


... is slowly increased, anesthetizing them. The fish are alive and well at this point but very docile. The basket is then raised and the fish slide out onto a sorting table. Very few salmon of the fall run are saved as spawners. Each female has 3,000 to 5,000 eggs within her so it doesn't take a whole lot of them to provide the amount of eggs needed to perpetuate the species. Far fewer males are saved as one can fertilize the eggs of many females. This hatchery raises 10 to ...

Adventures... day one

A travel blog entry by oregonbmw


The world's greatest rock-n-roll drummer once wrote "Adventures suck while you're having them". Any guesses who that was?

We got up on time and everything was going as planned. Just before donning our gear I plugged in the power to the GPS and... no power. Long story short, we went to Best Buy to get a new "dongle" (look it up). That didn't do the trick. So, we headed out w/o power for the GPS. It has its own battery but that wouldn't last for all day so I only used it when ...

Being prepared

A travel blog entry by ktowell


... 10 feet through the air into a ditch filled with angry water moccasins and before we can help him, a tornado whips down the trail and vacuums up Tavish, and I yell for Guy to help but then remember we were going too slow so he is already at the next campground, I won't have time to worry.

When it happens like that when we are actually ON the trip in REAL life, I will grab Toby from the ditch with one hand and reach up and ...

Is It Ketchup, Catchup or Catsup? See Answer Below

A travel blog entry by jilnmike


... is a whole three blocks long but sports a population of more than 15,000 souls..... go figger'. It dates back to the turn of the 20th century. From the looks of things the town's businesses are doing well. Its fun to walk around downtown with a least one business peaking our curiosity.

The town is the gateway to the Columbia Gorge. The Historic Columbia River Highway begins at the west end of this burg. We ...