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Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve – beautiful old barn

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Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve – beautiful old barn   3,950 Acres of Diverse Habitats The Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve contains 3,950 acres of diverse canyon and ridge habitats, including 4.5 miles of Big Chico Creek, and is home to many species of plants and animals. BCCER was created with the purchase of the […]

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happy Thursday from Paradise

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happy Thursday from Paradise more random pics from the backyard in early fall Paradise, CA all the plants and animals enjoying a weel deserved break in the weather with some rain and cooler temperatures  

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Magee Peak view – Thousand Lakes Wilderness

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Magee Peak view – Thousand Lakes Wilderness To reach the summit of Magee peak… is not an easy hike, but it is very rewarding once you get to the top. 360 degree views of wilderness and mountain peaks, if the clouds cooperate you will get astounding views of Mt. Shasta, Lassen Peak and more. If […]

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Magee trail – Thousand Lakes Wilderness

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Magee trail – Thousand Lakes Wilderness Magee trailhead accesses the high country of Thousand Lakes Wilderness near the stunning Magee Peak.  The trail is steep, but offers some breathtaking views of Mt. Shasta, Lassen Peak and others.  Here is a Google maps link to the area: https://www.google.com/maps/search/Magee+Peak+Thousand+Lakes+Wilderness/@40.6978401,-121.6421112,19342m/data=!3m1!1e3?hl=en

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Walking Might Be The Best Exercise There Is | Outside Online

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Here’s the secret to a long life: keep moving. — Read on www.outsideonline.com/2342346/walking-might-be-best-exercise-there

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Yosemite – “girls just want to have fun”

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  Yosemite – “girls just want to have fun” Those were the days…   History behind iconic photo: Kitty Tatch and Katherine Hazelston, waitresses at Yosemite National Park hotels, dance on Overhanging Rock at Glacier Point in 1900. These pictures were later made into postcards, autographed and sold for years. George Fiske

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Manzanita Lake – Lassen Volcanic National Park

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Manzanita Lake – Lassen Volcanic National Park   Manzanita Lake is a lake located in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Located near the park entrance, the lake is open for fishing and has rainbow, brown and brook trout. Manzanita Lake was formed when Manzanita Creek was dammed 300 years ago by a rock avalanche from the northwest slope of the Chaos Crags, which also resulted in the debris formation known […]