In the dry sage-steppe uplands of Eastern Washington, Douglas Creek forms a unique riparian oasis. In the basalt canyon, songbirds and raptorsperch in cottonwoods, and the road paralleling the creek passes beaver ponds and cascading pools.
Douglas County, take State Hwy. 2 eight miles east of Waterville. Follow Road H southwest down Slack Canyon into Douglas Creek.www.hobogrill.org