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San Gorgonio mountain view

San Gorgonio mountain view From Joshua Tree National Park you can see a beautiful view of the snow capped San Gorgonio Mountain, also known locally as Mount San Gorgonio, or Old Greyback, is the highest peak in Southern California and the Transverse Ranges at 11,503 feet. Source: Google

Joshua Tree coyote

Joshua Tree coyote This coyote almost slipped through undetected during our stay at Joshua Tree National Park this year…it’s always exciting to get this close to these beautiful creatures.

Emily Pennington (@brazenbackpacker) • Instagram photos and videos

11.6k Followers, 4,510 Following, 455 Posts – See Instagram photos and videos from Emily Pennington (@brazenbackpacker) Source: Emily Pennington (@brazenbackpacker) • Instagram photos and videos

Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Valley Yosemite Valley is a glacial valley in Yosemite National Park in the western Sierra Nevada mountains of Central California. Area: 5.937 mi² Width: 5,280′ 0″ Floor elevation: 4,000 feet (1,200 m) Long-axis length: 7.5 miles (12 km) Long-axis direction: E-W Did you know: Yosemite Valley represents only one percent of the park area, but this is where most visitors arrive …

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Bridalveil Fall – Yosemite

Bridalveil Fall – Yosemite Bridalveil Fall is one of the most prominent waterfalls in the Yosemite Valley in California, seen yearly by millions of visitors to Yosemite National Park. The waterfall is 188 metres in height and flows year round. Source: Google

Bear Head Lake State Park

Bear Head Lake State Park Secluded in the Northwoods, this park contains pristine lakes; it is home to black bears, nesting eagles, wolves and moose. Stands of white and red pine trees tower over the birch, aspen and fir trees. Located just south of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, the park shares a similar wilderness quality. …

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just down the road from Paradise

just down the road from Paradise Ranch country is still alive and well throughout much of Northern California…and much of it is a beautiful place to see sights like this one.

Fall in Northern CA

Fall in Northern CA Created by ancient lava (basalt) flows, the approximately 3,300 acre North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve is an elevated basalt mesa with beautiful vistas of spring wildflowers, waterfalls, lava outcrops, and a rare type of vernal pool, called Northern Basalt Flow Vernal Pools. Typically fissures in the basalt soak up winter rains, …

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