Category Archives: National Forest (USFS)

King’s Canyon National Park

10/23/15  (Friday) in Porterville, CA (Tule Recreation Area – COE) We chose to get to King’s Canyon via Hwy 65N then Hwy 245N. Never again. Hwy 65 was fine, but Hwy 245N was all very steep, windy 2 lane road. … Continue reading

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Sequoia National Park

10/21/15  (Wednesday) in Porterville, CA (Tule Recreation Area – COE) We weren’t as prepared as we’d thought, so as we had to return to get a working I-pod, then struggle to find cheap gas. Both accomplished, we got to the … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park

10/13/15  (Tuesday) in Bass Lake, CA (Bass Lake Recreational Resort -ROD) Another day at this marvelous park, which, by the way, is in the Sierra National Forest. We plan to return some spring, when it’s so much greener and the … Continue reading

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Benham Falls, Trail of the Molten Land, Trail of the Whispering Pines (Newberry National Volcanic Monument)

8/25/15 (Tuesday) in Bend, OR (Bend/Sunriver RV Campground-TT) Lazy morning with french toast then later we both played with the Wii exercises. You can smell the smoke, but it’s not terrible to breathe. We took off to hike some trails … Continue reading

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Fires, Dow Jones Down, Lava River Cave, Lava Lands Visitor Center

8/24/15 (Monday) in Bend, OR (Bend/Sunriver RV Campground-TT) I’ve been concentrating on our personal experiences, but thought I should note that this summer the Northwest (especially Washington it seems) has been suffering a terrible number of fires. It’s been so … Continue reading

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Newberry National Volcanic Monument: Paulina Falls, Paulina Peak Overlook, Big Obsidian Flow

8/21/15 (Friday) in Bend, OR (Bend/Sunriver RV Cmpgrnd-TT) We headed for Crater Lake but on the way saw signs that Hwy 230 and the North Entrance to the park are closed for fire containment. So after driving for an hour … Continue reading

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