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. This hike is beautiful in every season, but the best time to catch the waterfall in full flow is late-Spring and early-Summer when the snowmelt is flowing steadily …

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California Super Bloom 2022: The Wildflower Guide

California super bloom

The 2022 California Super Bloom wildflower season is fast approaching, and if there is anything I’ve learned the past few years, it’s that there is no better time than the present to stop and smell the flowers. This guide will help you find the best super bloom spots and wildflower locations around California. I’ve put …

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Hiking Colorado Springs – 12 Amazing Trails

Hiking colorado springs - epic hikes you must do

From picturesque waterfalls to geological wonders, hiking Colorado Springs is a magical experience for hikers of any experience level. Check out these 12 seriously epic hikes throughout Colorado Springs that provide spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding areas. Get outside this summer and enjoy babbling creeks, quaint forest bridges, and never-ending views! Colorado Springs sits …

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Donner Pass Summit Tunnel Hike

Donner pass summit tunnel hike 1 this out-and-back trail overlooking donner lake is one of the most unique hikes in northern california.

This out-and-back trail overlooking Donner Lake 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 art that decorates every square inch …

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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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Deep Creek Hot Springs in Southern California

Knee deep hot springs

The Deep Creek Hot Springs are natural geothermal pools located along the Mojave River in the San Bernardino National Forest in Southern California. 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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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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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.