There is perhaps no better view of Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier and Mount Adams than this fire lookout about 20 miles outside of Randle.

On a clear day, views open up in each direction from the Burley Mountain Lookout in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, making the historic lookout one of Lewis County’s hidden treasures that demands to be put on your summer excursion list.

This kids' fishing derby in east Lewis County is the most popular event of the year at Lake Scanewa! For the past 20 years, Lewis County PUD has teamed up with volunteers from the area to host a Kids Fishing Derby on the lake, which is formed by Cowlitz Falls Dam just upstream. This year's derby takes place June 11 with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and lines in the water at 9. This derby has a three trout limit, and even the very youngest kids can get involved and receive some help and pointers from fishermen who want everyone to enjoy the experience! Other activities will take place on site, including face painting and mini-games. Volunteers will also teach kids how to clean fish. For more information, please visit the Lewis County PUD site. The Derby will begin at 9a.m., registration begins at 8 a.m.The Derby is for kids 14 and younger. Limited assistance is allowed for very young children. Released trout count towards the three fish limit. Every Spring for the last 20+ years Lewis PUD and a host of community volunteers have hosted a local Kids Fishing Derby on Lake Scanewa located in East Lewis County. Each morning of the derby hundreds of eager youngsters flip a line into the water in hopes of catching "the big one." Throughout the day hundreds of fish are caught with the biggest trout weighing in at about 8 pounds. There are various activities throughout the day for kids to participate in. They can have their faces painted, learn how to clean fish, and participate in a number of mini-games around the area. Note: Trout fishing is closed every year from March 1st through May 31st - Please refer to the state fishing regulations for more information.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 8:00am