The Path Less Beaten Part 3: Buckley Gulch

October 4, 2017 2

Buckley Gulch is the kind of place a lot of people drive past and think, “Hmm… I wonder what’s down there.” but never actually take the time to find out. It’s so densely forested that even driving over it on the N. 21st St. bridge, you may not even realize you’re on a bridge. The N. Yakima Ave. bridge just north of there allows a deeper view into the gulch but to get the full experience, you have to see it from the bottom.

By Sierra Hartman

WTF is up with Tacoma’s Streets?

October 4, 2017 8

There’s something up with Tacoma’s streets, and I don’t mean the pot holes. If you want to drive from South Tacoma up to 6th Ave., you could head north on Oakes which eventually becomes Pine, which then turns into Cedar, and finally winds up as Alder, all on the same physical road, within a space…

By Sierra Hartman

The Path Less Beaten Part 2: Mason Gulch

October 4, 2017 5

Trailhead: 4002 N Waterview St. (along north-side fence) Length: .3 miles Overgrowth: 5 to start, 2 for most Difficulty: Easy With the amount of thorns guarding the entrance to this trail, you’d think there was a princess hidden in a castle somewhere behind them. As soon as you step off the pavement, you’re greeted by…

By Sierra Hartman