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Archive for June 26th, 2016

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, June 26, 1974

Green River Gorge, above, viewed by Jean Goldsby of Vancouver, B.C., and Dan Gustafson of Kent, is only nine miles from the Wilderness Village parking lot and represents a local fun thing to do for those who only have time for an afternoon outing. Reporter Laura Lorenz of the Voice begins a series entitled “Short Trips to Take for Summer Fun” in this week’s issue. See the first installment below.

Green River Gorge, above, viewed by Jean Goldsby of Vancouver, B.C., and Dan Gustafson of Kent, is only nine miles from the Wilderness Village parking lot and represents a local fun thing to do for those who only have time for an afternoon outing. Reporter Laura Lorenz of the Voice begins a series entitled “Short Trips to Take for Summer Fun” in this week’s issue. See the first installment below.

By Laura Lorenz

So Expo is in Spokane and Disneyland is located in Los Angeles.

Both offer good entertainment but distance makes them both impossible candidates for an afternoon’s outing. It has often been observed that interesting attractions close to home are frequently neglected by the natives for “brighter” ones more distant. This is the first in a series of local fun things to do that are easy on the budget as well.

Today’s trip is a short one—only nine miles distant from the Wilderness Village parking lot. The destination is the private Green River Gorge east of Black Diamond. The Green River Gorge Road is found at the south end of town. (more…)

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