Phantom Falls in Oroville, CA

Phantom falls oroville

Phantom Falls is an incredible 135-foot waterfall on North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve in Oroville, California. Surrounded by flowering green hills and sharp drop-offs, this water feature nestled in Coal Canyon is a sight to behold in the spring. Along the beautiful trek to the falls, you will discover tiny waterfalls and creeks that meander …

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Hidden Gems in Siskiyou

Castle lake mount shasta hidden gem siskiyou county

Mount Shasta might be the crown jewel in Siskiyou County, however, there are untold treasures and hidden gems waiting to be discovered throughout the vast landscape. From uncharted tunnels and caves to rivers and overflowing waterfalls, unassuming parks and trails, a journey through Siskiyou is an adventure you must experience.

Join me in discovering these 9 hidden gems throughout Siskiyou County.

6 Guidelines For Choosing The Right Outdoor Gear

6 guidelines for choosing the right outdoor gear

If you’re a wilderness enthusiast, chances are that the thought of venturing into nature sends excitement up your spine. But going outdoors requires more than an adventurous spirit; it also entails having the right outdoor gear to ensure your safety and comfort while on your journey. With so many options available today, deciding which products …

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2024 California Super Bloom Wildflowers Guide

California super bloom

The 2024 California Super Bloom wildflower season is fast approaching, and if there is anything I’ve learned over the past few years, it’s that there is no better time than the present to stop and smell the flowers. The extremely rainy California winter may mean that we will finally be treated to another rare super …

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Hiking Colorado Springs – 12 Amazing Trails

Hiking colorado springs - epic hikes you must do

Discover the magic of hiking Colorado Springs with this guide to the area’s most epic trails. From the geological wonders that await at Garden of the Gods to the strenuous climb of the Manitou Incline, these trails showcase the best of Colorado Springs’ natural beauty. Whether you’re seeking serene walks through lush forests or challenging …

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Deep Creek Hot Springs in Southern California

Knee deep hot springs

The Deep Creek Hot Springs in Southern California are natural geothermal pools located along the Mojave River in the San Bernardino National Forest. Nestled in between willow trees and curious rock formations, these tranquil hot springs are a popular spot during the summer, so make sure to plan a trip during the week and bring …

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How to Choose Places to Go Hiking This Summer

How to choose places to go hiking this summer

As spring stretches into the long summer days, thoughts naturally turn to outdoor activities. If you’re looking for a way to exercise and explore nature’s beauty, consider going hiking. Whether you’re an experienced hiker or new to the activity, there’s something magical about conquering challenging terrain, all while taking in stunning vistas, fresh air, and …

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Donner Pass Summit Tunnel Hike

The Donner Pass Summit Tunnel Hike is an out-and-back trail overlooking Donner Lake and is one of the most unique hikes in Northern California. This easy-to-moderate trail meanders through the tunnel system of the first railroad line to traverse the Sierra Nevada Range. If the history alone wasn’t enough to intrigue you, the amazing graffiti …

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Bassi Falls

Bassi falls hike

Located in the Crystal Basin area of the El Dorado National Forest, Bassi Falls is a popular hiking trail that leads to an incredible 109-foot cascading waterfall, fed by the pristine waters of Bassi Creek. This Northern California hike is beautiful in every season, but the best time to catch the waterfall in full flow …

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Ostrander Lake in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite ostrander lake

If you’re interested in some off the beaten path options Ostrander Lake in Yosemite National Park is one such offering. A hike worthy of at least an overnight campout will take you to a beautifully pristine lake in the summer. Or, if winter is more your style, you can snowshoe or ski in and snow …

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