Spending time in nature offers an abundance of benefits that go beyond physical exercise.
The Land Trust is partnering with Island County and Washington State Parks to acquire two beautifully forested properties totaling 110 acres adjacent to Kettles Trails County Park and Fort Ebey State Park. This will protect more wildlife habitat and provide more recreational opportunities.
It may be a year before Robert and Sue Payton are able to walk the new trail they helped build in Central Whidbey this spring. But as far as Robert is concerned, it will be worth the wait.
The Land Trust recognized the allure and importance of trail systems in Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve and started planning ways to link them.