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Paradise Lake in Magalia, CA

Paradise Lake in Magalia, CA if you are walking, hiking, biking or running the trail along the shores of Paradise Lake is unforgettable….this year we are blessed with a lot of spring rain. Get out there and enjoy this beautiful trail

North Table Mountain – Wild flower bloom

North Table Mountain – Wild flower bloom The spring rains have really helped this wild flower season be one of the best, be sure to check it out before it’s over. Also the waterfalls are amazing right now. You will now need an inexpensive land pass now to gain access.

North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve – hike spring 2018

North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve – hike spring 2018 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 …

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a hike with a view…Phantom Falls

a hike with a view…Phantom Falls Phantom Falls or Coal Canyon Falls is a waterfall at Coal Canyon near Oroville, California, within the North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve. The waterfall is 164 feet high and runs off the edge of Coal Canyon, in front of a grotto. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phantom_Falls

green trees

green trees attended my first hike with Chico Hiking Association…I was amazed at the magical mystery tour I had embarked on with our leader Suzanne …there will be many more…get-outside….you will be amazed

age is a state of mind

age is a state of mind (picture taken yesterday from a hike with Chico Hiking Association…this hill was straight up….no stopping) taken from an online article…see source at bottom Last month, I took a 7.5-mile hike near Harper’s Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia. Thanks to a nearly 1,900 foot-elevation gain, I definitely got …

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the rains have returned to northern CA

the rains have returned to northern CA this was taken mid March 2018 on a hike in northern CA…we are so fortunate to be able to see scenes like this and are happy to share them with you….many more to come soon….spring is almost here  

the desert southwest today

the desert southwest today There are four deserts in North America. Arizona is the only state in the United States where parts of all four can be found. They are the Great Basin, Mojave, Chihuahuan, and the Sonoran deserts. The Sonoran desert is the largest. Source: Google __________________ these images were all taken during our recent 2 month winter trip as snowbirds   …

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Keys View road Joshua Tree at sunset

Keys View road Joshua Tree at sunset This popular destination, perched on the crest of the Little San Bernardino Mountains, provides panoramic views of the Coachella Valley and is well worth the 20-minute drive from Park Boulevard down Keys View Road. Wheelchair Accessible The lookout is wheelchair accessible, or take the .2-mile-loop trail up the …

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