History of the Yosemite area From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Galen Clark, the first guardian of Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove, pictured in front of the Grizzly Giant Tree, Mariposa Grove around 1858-9. For over 3,000 years Sierra Miwok, Mono, Paiute, and other Native American groups have lived in the central Sierra Nevada region of California. When European Americans first visited …
There are numerous viewpoints around Yosemite National Park. Don’t limit yourself to these viewpoints; whenever you see a turnout with an interesting view, pull into the turnout and take a look around–you never know what you might discover. https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/viewpoints.htm
Madera Canyon is a canyon in the northwestern face of the Santa Rita Mountains, twenty-five miles southeast of Tucson, Arizona. As part of the Coronado National Forest, Madera Canyon has campsites, picnic areas, and miles of hiking trails.
North Table Mountain and South Table Mountain are two prominent basaltic plateaus overlooking the city of Oroville, California. They are named for their flat surface, like a table top; because of this it is often mistakenly called Table Top Mountain.
The Desolation Wilderness is a 63,960-acre federally protected wilderness area in the Eldorado National Forest and Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, in El Dorado County, California.
Natural Bridge Falls – Rogue-River Oregon Beautiful little hike with spectacular views of the rushing Rogue…well worth the stop, Prospect Oregon
Pearsony Falls – Prospect, OR a magical place… Pearsoney Falls Trail is a 1.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Prospect, Oregon that features a waterfall. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking and scenic driving.