See More, Pay Less: 5 Free Activities in Ellensburg, WA
1. Learn About Wind and Solar Power at Wild Horse Renewable Energy Center
2. Go Bird Watching
Ellensburg is a popular area for bird watching with many wildlife viewing areas and a variety of local species. The diverse geography of the area, especially the immense basalt cliffs, supports a wide range of species including Cliff Swallow, Golden Eagles, American Kestrels and Great-horned Owls, to name a few. Top locations for bird watching include the Quilomene Wildlife Area and the Sun and Sage Loop, which is a route along the Great Washington State Birding Trail! Grab your binoculars and see how many bird species you can spot during your stay in Ellensburg!
For more on bird watching in Ellensburg, see A Birder’s Guide to Kittitas County, a guide for birders of all ages and experience.