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Deserts, Oceans, & Mountains in California

  • California

    Imagine this: Lush tall green meadows, fragrant, with a sporadic wide-branching tree, nestled alongside a vast lazy river, a seal swimming by, birds chirping poetically, the sun brightening up the landscape. Your actually in…a city!? We spent some time around …

    California

    Rating: 4.5 Size:medium Trees/shade: yes Ground: grass Water On Site: yes Exterior : -Kids park -Baseball field -Walking path -Picnic area -Restrooms -Ponds -River access What I liked: -Lots of trees -3 fenced in areas they rotate using for big …

    California

    Rating: 4 Size:medium Trees/shade: yes Ground: wood chips Water On Site: yes Exterior : -Kids park  -Baseball field  -Disk golf -Walking path -Tennis court -Skate park -Picnic area -Restrooms What I liked: -Lots of trees -Big and little dog area …

    California

    We’ve enjoyed some great hikes and camping spots in the Sierra Nevada region of California. We spent much of fall in the vicinity along highway 395 in and around Bishop, California. Some of the highlights of visiting the eastern Sierras …

    Bishop Dog Park – Bishop, CA
    California

    Rating: 3.5 Size:medium Trees/shade: yes Ground: grass Water On Site: yes Exterior : Baseball field Park Walking path Soccer field Skate park Picnic area Bathroom What I liked: Right in town Plenty of balls there What I don’t like:

    California

    If you’ve ever tried to hit up all of the fantastic National Parks with Fido, you probably came to realize, much like we did, that this isn’t really possible. When we lived on the road, there wasn’t an option of …

    Camping in Forest Hideaways 
    California

    We woke up in the National Forest in northwest California. We drive down the road and decided to explore yet another forest road in this area, since it seemed like a great place to find campsites and quiet forest getaways. …

    California

    So, I’ve been to California and Washington, but this trip was my first time going to Oregon! Yay! That’s a new state, new national park, and some other firsts – one of them is seeing Mt. Shasta! I was literally …

    Spelunking without a Light
    California

    Unfortunately, the trip only allowed for a short visit to Lassen National Park, as we drove north through California. We came in through Reno and took the route through Lassen Park, for a quick experience, on our way past Shasta …