South Prairie, located in southern Washington's Gifford Pinchot National Forest, is home to a "disappearing lake" where canoeists like Portland's Jared Kennedy and Walt Holland can paddle around large cottonwoods and aspen trees sticking up through the water in a setting that resembles a bayou. South Prairie fills with water in spring to become an almost six foot deep lake, but becomes a totally dry meadow by summer.
Going Inside These Caves In Washington Is Unlike Anything You've Seen
While Washington has numerous caverns including the Ape Caves and Big Four Ice Caves, there are none quite like the Guler Ice Caves located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest not far from Trout Lake! These unique lava tubes are filled with awe-inspiring ice formations nearly year round and can make for an unforgettable Northwest adventure