Tag Archives: bird watching

5 Hikes for Birders this Fall

The Long Beach Peninsula is an amazing place for birders with plenty of viewing opportunities year round. The fall migratory path brings over 200 species of birds, making October a prime month for birding. Head to our trails to fully appreciate the diverse habitats that attract our feathered friends. Here are 5 hikes to take…

Razor Clams 101: Cleaning and Cooking

You’ve bought your shellfish license and hauled the clam gun out of storage. You‘ve dusted off the waders and repaired the old mesh net. You’ve pulled your limit of razor clams from the sand and are feeling pretty good about yourself. So, now what? Digging razor clams is the fun part, but cleaning and cooking…

Razor clam season has arrived!

The wait is over. Which means we can’t wait to get our guns in the ground! State officials announced this week that the Long Beach Peninsula will open for recreational razor clam digging on Jan. 7 through Jan. 14. The schedule for the first round of digs looks like this: Jan. 7: Thursday, 4:57 p.m.; 0.1…

2015 Razor Clam Season on the Long Beach Peninsula

Harvest Rules: By law, clam diggers are limited to 15 razor clams per day, and are required to keep the first 15 clams they dig. Each digger’s clams must be kept in a separate container. All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable 2013-14 fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach….

Discovery Awaits on Washington's Long Beach Peninsula

Discovery Awaits on the Long Beach Peninsula Named one of ‘America’s Favorite Beach Towns’ by ForbesTraveler.com and voted ‘Best Beach’ by the viewers of Seattle’s KING-5 TV, the Long Beach Peninsula offers visitors blocks of colorful shops, great seafood, comfortable lodging, small museums, horseback riding, and an expansive beach. Southwest Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula: home…

Fresh Markets, Live Music, GARLIC, Salmon Fishing, and Beach to Chowder! Here is Your Peninsula Weekend Preview!

Columbia Pacific Farmers’ MarketBe sure to stop by the Friday Farmers Market in downtown Long Beach as it returns Friday, June 13, and will continue throughout the summer season until October 10. Come see what’s fresh at the Market located at Veterans Field in downtown Long Beach. June 13, 2014   Salmon SeasonRegular Salmon Season…

Garlic Festival: Where it’s Chic to Reek

My Garlic ‘Tis of Thee, Sweet Bulb of Infamy, To Thee We Sing For the 33rd consecutive year, we celebrate Garlic! What pairs well with seafood? GARLIC, of course! In the land of clams, crab and oysters we take time out of our lives to celebrate the little things. Humans have consumed garlic for well…

Happy 116th Anniversary, North Head Lighthouse!

Celebrating 116 Years of Standing Watch over the Confluence The Keepers of the North Head Lighthouse and Washington State Parks invite the public to celebrate the 116th anniversary of the North Head Lighthouse in Cape Disappointment State Park on Saturday, June 7, from 11AM to 3PM. June 7-8 is a “Free Day” at all Washington…

Salmon Fishing Season Set for 2014

Get ready to cast a line! Washington’s salmon fishing season has been set for 2014.  May 31st – June 13th Chinook only, with two fish limit. The second opener, which kicks off the regular season, begins June 14th for both Chinook and Coho Salmon. Seven days a week, through September 30. This is predicted to…

World's Longest Garage Sale

Pack your camera, sunglasses, a good pair of walking shoes, and plenty of cash for the “World’s Longest Beach Garage Sale” Get ready to shop until you drop! The World’s Longest Garage Sale will keep you busy all weekend. One person’s trash is another person’s treasure! Make your way through the hundreds of garage sales…