From National Parks

Ross Lake National Recreation Area

Ross Lake National Recreation Area is a part of the North Cascades complex that I started to write about yesterday.  Because Ross Lake actually encompasses the road that passes through the complex, it has a much higher visitation than North Cascades National Park.  North Cascades gets 29,000 visitors a year while Ross Lake gets 905,000. …

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Totem Pole at English Camp

Last year, to celebrate the Centennial of the National Park Service, San Juan Island National Historical Park installed a totem pole.  This totem pole was a gift from the Lummi Tribe in celebration of their ancestral claim on the land.  Today the totem pole stands tall and proud on the edge of the parade ground …

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