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Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve – beautiful old barn

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

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  

Magee Peak view – Thousand Lakes Wilderness

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

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

smelling like a Rose

smelling like a Rose We moved to Paradise 3 years ago this fall and were lucky enough to have a backyard full of roses. These beauties and colors greet us every morning with a different arrangement. Always remember to stop and smell the roses, they are a constant reminder how rushed life is nowadays.  So …

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Paradise Roses

Paradise Roses   Our backyard roses are still exploding with color and it will be the first day of fall tomorrow. So thankful everyday to live in such a beautiful place and able to enjoy views like this one every day.   A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom. …

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Walking Might Be The Best Exercise There Is | Outside Online

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

Manzanita Lake – Lassen Volcanic National Park

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 …

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Backyard Wildflowers in Paradise

Backyard Wildflowers in Paradise I finally got a new (old) camera to replace my Canon T3i that i had used for 4 years, and all the photographs to this point were taken with that camera. I was amazed to find out that during that time i had snapped 33,490 pictures with it…it was and still …

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