20th Annual Kids Fishing Derby Will Be June 8
By The Chronicle Lewis County Public Utility District, in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service Cowlitz Valley Ranger District, will sponsor the 20th Annual Kids Fishing...
2013: Old Fire Lookouts
A network of manned fire lookouts once dotted many of the peaks of the Cascades. Most are gone now, but two remain and beckon to visitors who want to experience an afternoon...
2013: Weird, Wild and Wonderful; Explore the...
Take an idyllic Sunday drive through Lewis County’s rural pastures. While you take in the scenery, consider checking out some of the area’s most unique roadside...
2013: Lewis County Hunting Offers a Wide Variety...
Visitors who come to hunt in Lewis County have a wide variety of choices of wildlife and game birds, super waterfowl opportunities, small game, and the big trophy animals to...
2013: Opportunities for Fishing Abound in Volcano...
Those who want to include sportfishing in their travel or vacation plans can find some of the best in and around Lewis County. The Cowlitz River has a great spring chinook...
2013: Take a Tour Through Historic Ambiance
Advertising Flash-Back: Bing Crosby Promoting Washington State Tourism in the 1960’s Fort Borst Park This 101-acre park includes the 1860s Borst Home, a one-room...
Take a Walk in the Woods
There’s no reason to stay inside when nearby trails await. Check out these hikes or explore more online at www.lewiscountytrails.org Seminary Hill Natural Area This 72-acre...
The View From Vader
Nestled in the woods a few miles west of Interstate 5’s exit 57 lies Vader. The town, along the Northern Pacific rail line in South Lewis County, was originally known as...
What’s in Adna? Lots of History, Great Lake for...
Just five miles outside of Chehalis along state Route 6 lies Adna, a small unincorporated community along the edges of the Chehalis River. Adna has had several names over...
Packwood Flea Mart – On Memorial and Labor...
Out-of-towners literally take over the tiny East Lewis County community of Packwood twice each year. On Memorial and Labor Day weekends, Packwood is transformed into a...
Get in Your Car and Discover History
Visitors Find the Past Still Lives in Places All Across Lewis County By Edna Fund, For The Chronicle Centralia 1. Borst Homestead, Blockhouse, Gardens, Schoolhouse and Oregon...
A Perfect Place to Spin Your Wheels
Whether they are attached to skateboards, rollerblades or BMX bikes, Fullers Twin City Skate Park at Rotary Riverside Park in Centralia is a perfect place to give your wheels...
Lewis County Offers Par for the Course
For those who like to take a swing on the green, both ends of Lewis County offer premium golf courses. Riverside Golf Club in Chehalis was founded in 1927, and is open to the...
Cool Off in the Pool
The Twin Cities offer a couple of public swimming pools in which to cool off on a hot afternoon in Lewis County. The Pearl Street Pool, in the 200 block of Pearl Street in...
Campgrounds & Day-Use Parks
More Information CENTRALIA: Cedar Street Park Corner of Cedar and Pear Street, Centralia   Fort Borst Park Off I-5, Exit 82, Centralia   George Washington Park...
Fishing, Fun and More at Lewis County Lakes
Lakes and ponds in Lewis County offer fishing most any time of the year. Here is a partial list of some of the most popular lakes in the area: 1. Plummer Lake — An old...
A Trip to the Beach
By Russ Mohney, The Chronicle It should come as no surprise to learn that the folks in Lewis County find most of their outdoor fun close to home. From fishing lakes and...
A Tale of Three Mountains: Three Spectacular...
By Russ Mohney, For The Chronicle Folks in Lewis County are blessed with three of the most splendid volcanoes on the spine of the Cascades, and they are always happy to share...
Nature’s Decorations, Take Some Home With You
By The Chronicle Mother Nature has pretty good taste. Her landscaping skill is second to none, and she’ll even share it with you. It is permissible to collect many species...
Gifford Pinchot: National Forest Affords...
One doesn’t have to venture far in Lewis County to enjoy one of nature’s great natural beauties — the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Located in the foothills and near...