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...
White Pass Scenic Byway Charts a Beautiful Course...
Lewis County boasts a rich history, colorful communities, outstanding recreational activities and breathtaking beauty. White Pass Scenic Byway, or U.S. Highway 12, cuts...
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...
Wolf Haven Dedicated to Protecting and Promoting...
Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic when they visit Wolf Haven, a sanctuary for wolves that have been born into captivity. Wolf Haven is home to about 50 wolves. Wolf...
Fast Action at Two Area Speedways
By The Chronicle Jackson Prairie Speedway offers car racing from the first Saturday night in June through September. The speedway, off Jackson Highway just south of Mary’s...
Schwingfest Showcases Wrestling, Swiss-Style
By The Chronicle The largest Swiss-style wrestling of its kind in the Western U.S. will return to Frances in July to wow the throngs with the beloved Schwingfest celebration....
Steam Train
By The Chronicle The Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum is one of only a few steam powered standard gauge tourist railroads in the State of Washington. Their trains...
Area Farmers Markets: Where Freshness Abounds
By The Chronicle Where can you find freshly grown produce, freshly planted seedlings, freshly baked goodies, freshly cut flowers, freshly harvested vegetables and freshly...