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General Sherman Tree – Sequoia National Park

General Sherman Tree – Sequoia National Park The General Sherman Tree is the world’s largest tree, measured by volume. It stands 275 feet (83 m) tall, and is over 36 feet (11 m) in diameter at the base. Sequoia trunks remain wide high up. Sixty feet above the base, the Sherman Tree is 17.5 feet …

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trail around Paradise

trail around Paradise Whether your an avid fisherman or like just like the gentle nudge of the water against your boat. Paradise Lake is a wonderful place to visit. In addition the boating and fishing, there is a running/biking/walking path around a good portion of the lake. But don’t worry, there are a few benches …

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silver trees around Paradise Lake

silver trees around Paradise Lake Paradise Lake is one of two reservoirs which stores water for our community. It is a source of public water supply; therefore, it is strictly regulated. It covers an area of 244 acres and is surrounded by beautiful wooded land and has a shoreline of 7.5 miles. Its’ function is …

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Yosemite – Fall 2017 #4

Yosemite – Fall 2017 #4 Merced Grove is a very small sequoia grove near Yosemite’s Big Oak Flat entrance. It’s near the Tuolumne Grove but isn’t as popular. An interpretive sign at the trailhead is seemingly intended to reduce visitors’ expectations, saying that the grove is Yosemite’s smallest and that it has “about 20 trees”. …

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Yosemite – Fall 2017 #3

Yosemite – Fall 2017 #3 Merced Grove is a very small sequoia grove near Yosemite’s Big Oak Flat entrance. It’s near the Tuolumne Grove but isn’t as popular. An interpretive sign at the trailhead is seemingly intended to reduce visitors’ expectations, saying that the grove is Yosemite’s smallest and that it has “about 20 trees”. …

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Yosemite – Fall 2017 #2

Yosemite – Fall 2017 #2 Olmsted Point, along the Tioga Road, looks down on Yosemite Valley from the east–and from a very different angle. Though you might not immediately recognize Half Dome, it is one of the most prominent peaks you can see from Olmsted Point. The Tioga Road is open to cars from late …

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Yosemite – Fall 2017 #1

Yosemite – Fall 2017 #1 Olmsted Point, along the Tioga Road, looks down on Yosemite Valley from the east–and from a very different angle. Though you might not immediately recognize Half Dome, it is one of the most prominent peaks you can see from Olmsted Point. The Tioga Road is open to cars from late …

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Sequoia National Park – Peak Fall Color #6

Sequoia National Park – Peak Fall Color #6 This series of pictures were taken in late October. We drove thru rain and dense fog and were thinking we would not be able to get any pictures this trip…but during a brief break in the fog we started snapping as fast as we could, enjoy. Sequoia …

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Sequoia National Park – Peak Fall Color #5

Sequoia National Park – Peak Fall Color #5 This series of pictures were taken in late October. We drove thru rain and dense fog and were thinking we would not be able to get any pictures this trip…but during a brief break in the fog we started snapping as fast as we could, enjoy. Sequoia …

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Sequoia National Park – Peak Fall Color #4

Sequoia National Park – Peak Fall Color #4 This series of pictures were taken in late October. We drove thru rain and dense fog and were thinking we would not be able to get any pictures this trip…but during a brief break in the fog we started snapping as fast as we could, enjoy. Sequoia …

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