Camp at Black Sands Beach on the Lost Coast

Black Sands Beach, and all of the Lost Coast, is almost indescribable in its ruggedness and beauty.

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Photograph the Cypress Tree Tunnel in Point Reyes

Just north of San Francisco, there's a row of giant Monterey cypress trees that forms a “tree tunnel”.

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Hike Plateau Point via Bright Angel Trail

Start off at Bright Angel Trailhead, then hike down into the Grand Canyon on one of the higher-quality trails. Hiking down to Plateau Point (furthest option) is well worth it.

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Backpack to the Ventana Wilderness' Sykes Hot Springs

The trek to Sykes Hot Springs is about 10-miles one way along the Pine Ridge Trail.

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Hike the Redwood Regional Park Loop

Tucked away in the hills of Oakland, you will find one of the homes of California's Coastal Redwoods.

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Explore the S.S. Point Reyes Shipwreck

Explore the shipwreck of the S.S. Point Reyes, perched on a sand bar off the shoreline of Tomales Bay. It is located in the small town of Inverness, just behind the grocery store.

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Backpack The Lost Coast: Mattole to Black Sands Beach

This is an absolutely stunning 25 mile thru-hike on the northern part of California's coast. To accomplish this hike, you'll either need to bring 2 cars or use a shuttle service.

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Hike Wildcat Peak, CA

From Inspiration Point, head toward Nimitz gate. Once you pass through the gate, keep an eye out for Curran Trailhead; this is the trail you'll be starting on.

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Hike to Toketee Falls

Toketee Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls in all of Oregon, renowned for the graceful columnar basalt formation framing the two-stepped falls.

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Explore Point Pinole Shoreline

Point Pinole Regional Shoreline is a 2,315-acre parkland that juts out into the San Pablo Bay.

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Explore the Avenue of the Giants

The Avenue of the Giants is a scenic 31 mile long highway that is surrounded by 51,222 acres of giant redwood trees in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park. This road offers amazing views of the redwoods.

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Explore Midway Geyser Basin

If you have ever seen images of Yellowstone besides Old Faithful, this is it. The Midway Geyser Basin is one of the most colorful and steamy hot spring basins in the world.

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Take a Walk on Badwater Basin's Salt Flats

Taking a walk on the salt flats at Badwater Basin is like no other experience in Death Valley National Park.

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Soak in the Sierras: Travertine Hot Springs

After you’ve bagged an Eastern Sierra peak, you deserve a little soaking to soothe your aching feet and tired muscles. Luckily, our great Mother Earth provides what you need.

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Hike Mount Tallac

The classic 9½ mile out-and-back day hike to Mount Tallac begins at the trailhead on the southwestern side of Lake Tahoe, between Emerald Bay and Camp Richardson.

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Hike Angels Landing, Zion NP

Angels Landing has long been one of my favorite national parks hikes.  The hike is thrilling, extremely photogenic, and appeals to those who enjoy exchanging leg power for views.

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Photograph Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon is the most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest. It is located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona, and requires you to book a tour guide.

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Explore and Hike Mono Lake

Mono Lake is was formed at least 760,000 years ago, making it one of North America's oldest lake. Explore the coastline of this unique lake filled with unusual rock formations called tufas.

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Explore Zabriskie Point

Zabriskie Point is a unique viewpoint in Death Valley National Park located just east of Furnace Creek on Hwy 190.

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Explore Devil's Golf Course, Death Valley

It is said that "only the devil could play golf on such rough links." Just off Badwater Road you will find an immense field of eroded rock salt that bore small jagged spires in the Earth.

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Hike to Taft Point

Taft Point is such an amazing and different view of the Yosemite Valley. If you're lucky and you time it right, you'll also experience complete solitude.

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Photograph the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse

Point Reyes is deemed one of the windiest spots on the Pacific Coast and the 2nd foggiest place in the entire North American continent.

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Hike to Burney Falls

Although the falls can be seen right from the parking area, this scenic 1.3 mile loop is a great hike for all levels of hiking ability.

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Hike Crags Trail to Castle Dome

One of the gems in the Shasta area, Castle Crags. You can spot these dramatic granite towers from a distance and their jagged formations beckon climbers and hikers alike.

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