Adventure Roundup: Coastal Camping, Sunset Overlooks, and Stargazing

By: The Outbound Collective
June 15, 2015

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The Adventure Roundup is a weekly recap of a few of our favorite adventures that were recently published on our website.

1. Camping on Orcas Island

This short hike through old growth forest to the campsites at Orca Island is a great hidden gem of the Pacific Northwest. Learn more.

2. Hiking Bessie Butte

Make the 15 minute drive from Bend, Oregon and the quick 1.5 mile hike to reach this secluded overlook with views of the surrounding peaks like Mt. Bachelor and Mt. Hood. Learn more.

3. Hike Piestewa Peak

This short hike located right in the heart of the Phoenix metropolis is a convenient location to catch an amazing Arizona sunset. Learn more.

4. Capture the Milky Way on Emerald Bay

Emerald Bay is a really popular destination and often pretty crowded during the day, but if you head there at night not only is there a good chance you’ll have it to yourself but the Tahoe night sky really shows off from here. Learn more.

5. Watch the Sunset Overlooking Cox Bay

While Cox Bay is primarily known as a great spot to catch some waves, if you are willing to make a quick hike through the trees you’ll find a great place to soak in the sunset. Bring a blanket, drinks, and that special someone for the perfect end to the day. Learn more.

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