View near Perch Lake along the Umatilla Rock Trail within Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park. Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park is located in eastern Washington State. Recreational opportunities include boating, fishing, hiking, camping and a public golf course. The area along the shore of Park Lake is shady oasis, with picnic areas, marina, ampitheater, playground and Sun Lakes Resort, with it's cabins, golf course and general store. To the northeast, the Dry Falls area is a natural preserve with hiking trails around the inconic Umatilla Rock, as well as fishing & boating on Dry Falls Lake and Deep Lake. The Dry Falls Interpretive Center overlooks Dry Falls, the site of a massive ice age era waterfall, created when ancient glacial dams burst sending flood waters through this area.
The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.