All weekend: Chum salmon should start showing up in South Sound inlets and creek mouths sometime soon, and this weekend is a good time to start the search for these aggressive, hard-fighting salmon.
All weekend: Mount Rainier National Park’s Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center has switched to its winter schedule. The Paradise visitor center is now open weekends and holidays only from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Longmire Museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; www.nps.gov/mora.
All weekend: Take time to visit the Johnston Ridge Observatory at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. The visitor center is open until the end of the month. For information, call 360-274-2140.