atomic sagebrush's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Unusual adventures and hidden discoveries. Explore our 2018 trips now »
Leaderboard Highlights
atomic sagebrush's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Coulee City, Washington
Loading map...
Antelope, Oregon

Rajneesh Invasion Plaque

Post office plaque commemorates local resistance to a cult invasion.
44.9100, -120.7226
Maryhill Stonehenge
Goldendale, Washington

Maryhill Museum and Stonehenge

A French chateau, failed utopian community, odd museum and stonehenge replica in rural Washington State.
45.6775, -120.8648
Deep in the forest
Lexington, Oregon

The Duplicative Forest

Remember that scene in the Matrix, when Neo is in the big white room with all the weapons flying by? Well, this is what it would look like if he had wanted trees instead of guns.
45.7483, -119.6224
Bunkers looking North (I-84 view)
Hermiston, Oregon

Umatilla Chemical Depot

A stunning landscape with bunker after bunker of chemical weapons as far as the eye can see.
45.8082, -119.4001
(WikiCommons)
Richland, Washington

Hanford Site

Nuclear reactor created the plutonium used on Nagasaki.
46.5507, -119.4890
Spokane, Washington

Greenwood Cemetery

Local legend has it that an old, decaying staircase outside this cemetery is haunted by dozens of ghosts.
47.6598, -117.4659
Forks, Washington

Tree Graveyard

Shoreline strewn with the remains of ghostly fallen trees.
47.9173, -124.6394
Hall of Mosses Photos
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
47.8721, -123.9293
Photograph of City Hall some time prior to 1947.
Port Townsend, Washington

Port Townsend City Hall

City Council meetings still happen in his historic building, impeccably preserved on the inside.
48.1161, -122.7524
Color Picture of the 1940 collapse
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

This famous bridge twisted itself into oblivion, but not for the reason you might think.
47.2620, -122.5419
The top of the Space Needle exemplifies Googie architecture. (Wikimedia Commons)
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
47.6201, -122.3484
Medical Ed. Photo by Annetta Black
Seattle, Washington

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

A 100-year-old purveyor of curiosities, curios, and kitsch featuring mummies, shrunken heads, and a Fiji Mermaid.
47.6042, -122.3390
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
47.6015, -122.3343
Dreamlike Birches lit at night: https://www.patreon.com/posts/count-morbids-8334001
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination.
47.5798, -120.6581
Edge of the shore from where we began our hike.
Coulee City, Washington

Blue Lake Rhino Cave

Cave interior is in the shape of the ancient Rhinoceros created by lava cooling around its carcass.
47.5669, -119.4275
Coulee City, Washington

Dry Falls

Site of the greatest known waterfall that ever existed.
47.6070, -119.3638