Posts Tagged ‘Camping’

Outdoor Report – WenatcheeOutdoors.org

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Sarah Shaffer, Executive Director of WenatcheeOutdoors.org, about solid river conditions on the Wenatchee River and heading out with Osprey rafting. Shaffer also talks mountain biking and hiking in the Wenatchee foothills, but the need to head higher up to see blooming wildflowers, as well as upcoming…

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Campfire Restrictions Take Effect On National Forest Lands

It’s that time of year when people want to head to the hills for recreation and camping. This also happens to be the height of the fire season. Unfortunately the two often go hand-in-hand. Robin DeMario with the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest addresses some of the precautions that should be taken into account before heading out…

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All Entiat River Road, Campgrounds Reopen Today

Recreationists longing to get to the upper reaches of the Entiat Valley, hike trails into Glacier Peak Wilderness and camp in campgrounds closed since 2014, will once again be able to access the entire 38-mile length of the Entiat River Road starting today. The last seven miles of the road have been closed due to…

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Outdoor Report – WenatcheeOutdoors.org

Sarah Shaffer, Executive Director with wenatcheeoutdoors.org, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO Outdoor Report to talk about her camping trip to Banks Lake, avoiding ticks and snakes as temperatures warm, new memberships opportunities with WenOut, May is Bike Everywhere Month and more.

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Outdoor Report – WenatcheeOutdoors.org

Sarah Shaffer, Executive Director of wenatcheeoutdoors.org, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO Outdoor Report to talk about mountain biking, camping trips to Banks Lake and Cle Elum River, a new program by WenatcheeOutdoors starting today called Experiences WenOut and upcoming events.

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Forest Service Taking Over Management of 11 Cle Elum Area Campgrounds

This summer, recreation experiences on 11 campgrounds near Cle Elum will have a new look and feel. Visitors from Salmon La Sac to Swauk will now see Forest Service staff managing these popular campgrounds. KOHO’s Chris Hansen explains. If you are interested in being a campground host for the upcoming season on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National…

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US Forest Service Seeking Summer Hosts for Local Campgrounds

Have you ever thought about living and working in the Cascade Mountains as a national forest campground host? The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is currently taking applications for the volunteer positions. Dan Langager talks with their Public Affairs Specialist Robin DeMario to get the details. Application forms are at their website.

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Campfire Restrictions Lifted on Local National Forest Lands

Campfire restrictions have been lifted on national forest lands in Chelan, Kittitas and Yakima Counties.  This means that forest visitors can once again enjoy campfires in all locations where campfires are normally allowed on the Chelan, Entiat, Wenatchee River, Cle Elum, and Naches Ranger Districts.  Normal year-round restrictions remain in effect prohibiting campfires within a…

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Chelan PUD Board Approves Camping Pilot Program

Broadband fiber network expansion continues by the Chelan County PUD, under the Public Power Benefit Program. PUD Commissioners voted to continue the parking permit program, which waives day-use fees at PUD-controlled state parks (Confluence, Daroga, Lincoln Rock) for customer-owners. The board also voted this week on moving forward with a pilot project for camping passes…

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