How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Nisqually Lodge Ashford
Travel Blogs from Ashford
... we saw a sign that said that the Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park was coming up on the next exit. The petrified forest is what got us curious, so we decided to get off on the exit and take a look. It turned out that just across the Columbia River there was indeed the Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park along with its visitors center. Even though we both had traveled through here, we had no idea that this petrified forest even existed. And we did not have to ...
... as a non ringing endorsement.
We sat around the fire for a
while planning the next day eating and exploring. I was a party pooper
and headed across the road to my tent while the fire was still blazing. I
enjoyed a pretty good sleep even though I was on the ground. testament
to my new sleeping pad. It was a chilly night so I stayed deep into my
zero degree bag. Leaving only to set some beer free.
I think I
crawled out of bed around ...
Today was a beautiful day for a hike! We first tried to go to Chenius Falls but due to the road being washed out a change of plans was called for. So we headed to Lake Mowich. The drive up was 13 miles of pure torture! It's unpaved and bumpy as all get out-so beware. Once we arrived at the lake the scenery was breath taking. The lake was emerald green and the water refreshing (we didn't go in but got a splash of water). Lots of trails to meander. Always fun hiking with my ...
... On average, five earthquakes a month are recorded.
Rainier is an active stratovolcano, and is considered a Decade Volcano - which means it's considered to be capable of the most amount of deadly destruction imaginable! Did I mention it's active?
There were also bear warnings attached to my picnic table and posted around the campground, asking campers to keep all food and scented products locked in cars. Livin' on the edge! Of a volcano!
... like is.It ain't nothing but a thing.
Vern shows us some photos of things he does in Packwood one of which is playing Santa at Christmas he's definitely got the beard for it Mike tells us he got injured in the military and served in Vietnam a couple of great local characters bring an end to another wonderful day albeit a bit drunkenly and we head home with the comment from Mike of drive safely and we can get you a ride home nobody including us are in a fit state to ...