In the Press

Recreation Northwest in the News

Prescribing the Power of Parks, Washington Trails Association Magazine, Spring, 2018

National Parks RX Day is good medicine, City News, April 24, 2018

Recreation Roundup – An EXPO for Everyone, Cascadia Weekly, February 21, 2018

New park finder website helps doctors prescribe nature, Mount Baker Experience, February 9, 2018

The Whatcom Report, KGMI, February 11, 2018

Discover Your Passion for Outdoor Adventure at the Recreation Northwest EXPO, Whatcom Talk, February 11, 2018

Program is getting people outside for their health, Bellingham Alive, January 2018

Whatcom County doctors encouraged to prescribe a day in the park, KGMI, January 12, 2018

A Prescription to Birch Bay State Park?, The Northern Light, January 3, 2018

A dose of nature: doctors prescribe a day in the park for anxiety, NBC News, November 25 2017

Village Books Round It Up off to a strong start, Whatcom Talk, August 17, 2017

Where can you go for a cold beer and support local charities?, Bellingham Herald, July 21, 2017

The Wonder of the Woods, Cascadia Weekly, July 19, 2017

Round it up at Village Books and Paper Dreams,, June 23, 2017

Recreation Northwest adds two new board members, Bellingham Business Journal, May 17, 2017

Hikers Tour Hundred Acre Wood with Parkscriptions Program, Bellingham Herald, April 24 2017

See why they call it the Hundred Acre Wood, Bellingham Herald, April 21, 2017

Recreation Roundup: An all season outdoor Expo, Cascadia Weekly, February 22, 2017

Well-earned Beers: What is it about beer and outdoors culture?, Mount Baker Experience, February 17, 2107

Gear up for your outdoor adventures at Recreation Northwest’s 2017 Expo, Whatcom Talk, February 15, 2017

Why your next doctor appointment might yield a prescription to play outside, Mount Baker Experience, November 17, 2016

Free recreation expo Friday at Depot Market Square, Bellingham Herald, February 25, 2016

Recreation Roundup: An Expo for Exploration, Cascadia Weekly, February 24, 2016

Recreation Northwest EXPO. Get Ready for Summer! Bellingham Wins, February 20, 2016

Get Ready for a Year of Outdoor Play at the Recreation Northwest EXPO, Whatcom Talk, February 4, 2016

Learn about next part of trail project at Fairhaven Park, Bellingham Herald, December 11, 2015

How to build a trail, Mt Baker Experience, Winter 2015

Port official ponders new use for Bellingham waterfront space, Bellingham Herald, Tuesday November 3, 2015

People on the Move: Claxton joins Recreation Northwest staff as program director, Bellingham Business Journal, October 13, 2015

New trail moves people away from Fairhaven Park wetlands, Bellingham Herald, October 7, 2015

Earth Economics, Adventures NW Magazine, Summer 2015

Outdoor recreation contributes $705 million to Whatcom economy, Bellingham Business Journal, June 4, 2015

Outdoor Recreation Generates $705 Million in Annual Spending in Whatcom County, Whatcom Talk, April 30, 2015

Study says outdoor enthusiasts spent $705 million in Whatcom County last year, KGMI, April 22, 2015

Recreation Northwest EXPO Grows in Second Year, Bellingham Business Journal, March 16, 2015

Whatcom race organizers good stewards of outdoor adventure areas, Bellingham Herald, January 21, 2015

Group leads effort to move trail off wetlands in Fairhaven Park, Bellingham Herald, November 28, 2014

Muddy Boots: Building a trail is a volunteer effort, Cascadia Weekly, November 12, 2014

Forest Stewards: Recreation Northwest aims for sustainable recreation, Mount Baker Experience, Fall 2014

Branching out: A local race organization becomes a park steward, Mount Baker Experience, Spring 2014

Recreation Northwest Press Releases

2018 Recreation Northwest EXPO, Bellingham, WA, November 29, 2017

Fairhaven Behind the Bus pop-up Beer Garden with Recreation Northwest, Stones Throw and Outbound, July 7, 2017

Recreation Northwest 3rd Annual EXPO Expands to Depot Market Square, Adds Excursions, February 15, 2016

Announcing the 2016 Grand Marshal!, January 29, 2016

Recreation Northwest expands popular EXPO to include Outdoor Recreation Summit, Excursions, January 15, 2016

Vital Choice Signs On for Year Two as Title Sponsor of Bellingham Traverse, July 8th, 2015

Report: Outdoor Recreation Generates $705 Million in Annual Spending in Whatcom CountyApril 21st, 2015

Recreation Northwest Presents 2nd Annual EXPO, February 20th, 2015

Recreation Northwest Leads Trail-Building Effort in Fairhaven Park, October 27, 2014

Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro to be Recognized at National Philanthropy Day Ceremony, July 24, 2014
   Nomination Letter & Supporting Stories

Recreation Northwest EXPO at the Best Western Plus Lakeway Inn, December 11, 2013


For Race Specific News & Press Releases please see their Press pages:

Bellingham Traverse

Bellingham KIDS Traverse

Kulshan Quest



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