A Winter Day in Eastern Okanogan County

Went exploring in eastern Okanogan County a couple of days ago. A beautiful landscape and one hard to reconcile with Washington's tag line-"the Evergreen State".

 Arid valley south of the town of Conconully.

Arid valley south of the town of Conconully.

 Abandoned building close to the former town of Nighthawk on the Similkameen River.

Abandoned building close to the former town of Nighthawk on the Similkameen River.

 Conconully Cemetery

Conconully Cemetery

 Tattered flag flying in the Conconully Cemetery   

Tattered flag flying in the Conconully Cemetery

 

 Blue Lake, Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.

Blue Lake, Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.

 Sinlahekin Valley, Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.

Sinlahekin Valley, Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.

 Valley north of the town of Loomis, Washington.

Valley north of the town of Loomis, Washington.

 Palmer Lake

Palmer Lake

 Palmer Lake

Palmer Lake

 Similkameen River and Chopaka Mountains.

Similkameen River and Chopaka Mountains.

 Similkameen River.

Similkameen River.

 Entertainment in the Similkameen River Valley.

Entertainment in the Similkameen River Valley.

 Abandoned mine rigging and tailings pile close to the former town of Nighthawk, Washington.

Abandoned mine rigging and tailings pile close to the former town of Nighthawk, Washington.

David Moskowitz

David Moskowitz, Winthrop, WA, 98862