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A Secret Hike & Picnic With A View at Tank Hill

San Francisco, California

Looking for a cool, under-the-radar spot that’s perfect for picnics, chilling out, and chasing the sunset? Look no further than Tank Hill.

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Climb Cone Peak in Big Sur (Sea to Sky Route)

Big Sur, California

While you can make a day-hike out of it by driving up the gorgeous Sur-Nacimiento Road from Highway 1 to the Coast Ridge Road and take a 2 mile trail to the summit with 1300' of elevation gain (4 mil.

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Catch a Sunset at Grand View Park ("Turtle Hill")

San Francisco, California

A recipe for happiness in the "cool grey city of love.

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Catch a Sunrise at Hawk Hill

Hawk Hill

If you're leaving from SF, head over the bridge and exit onto Alexander Ave. Make the immediate left under the overpass and you'll be on the road to Hawk Hill.

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Explore WWII Ruins on Point Bonita

Mill Valley, California

All throughout the Marin Headlands are WWII-era bunkers, batteries and ruins, including a complex on the hillside above the Point Bonita Lighthouse that provide amazing views of San Francisco, the Go.

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Hike to Dripping Cave in the Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness

Aliso Viejo, California

Dripping Cave sits tucked away in a corner of Wood Canyon, part of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, and the trail to the cave, while short, requires *at least* a 2.

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Backpack to Pt. Reyes' Coast Campground

Point Reyes Station, California

This campground is the closest you can get to staying overnight on Pt. Reyes coastline if you're backpacking in.

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Run Slacker Hill

Sausalito, California

Although the Headlands can be crowded, particularly at the parking-lot chaos of the Vista Point and pull-offs along Conzelman Road, the three routes leading to the summit of Slacker Hill remain relat.

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Camp at Black Sands Beach on the Lost Coast

Whitethorn, California

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

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Hike the Sky Trail in Point Reyes

Point Reyes Station, California

Sky Trail in Point Reyes National Seashore is a dramatic, mostly single-track trail that runs along the main spine of the Inverness Ridge and across highest mountains in Point Reyes, looming above th.

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Hike or Run Mt. Tam via Temelpa Trail

Mill Valley, California

The Mt.

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Surf Under The Golden Gate at Fort Point

San Francisco, California

This has to one of the coolest spots to surf in the world. The break itself is a left point that requires a healthy swell to wrap into the bay, and only gets good on occasion.

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Mountain Bike Car Wreck Trail through Aliso Canyon

Laguna Beach, California

There are numerous ways to incorporate the Car Wreck trail into a larger loop through the Laguna Coast Wilderness and Aliso Canyon Park, but a common route is to begin at Alta Laguna Park at "Top of .

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Hike the Water Tank Trail

Laguna Beach, California

There a numerous trails in the Laguna Coast Wilderness that proceed up and along the ridges and down into the canyons (or the reverse), and most are excellent for hiking, trail running, and mountain .

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Photograph Trojan Point on Mount Tamalpais

Mill Valley, California

The endlessly scenic Trojan Point can be reached by taking the Panoramic Highway to Pantoll road from Stinson Beach to the west, or Mill Valley / Highway 1 to the east.

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Climb Greyrock Mountain

Bellvue, Colorado

The main trail begins at the Cache La Poudre river on the Poudre Canyon Highway about 30 minutes from Fort Collins. After about .75 miles the trail splits.

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Hike King's Peak

Garberville, California

King's Peak is the tallest peak in the King Range, the home of the famous and spectacular "Lost Coast".

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Climb Aliso Peak via the Valido Trail

Laguna Beach, California

The Valido Trail trailhead can be found just off West street off the Pacific Coast Highway, just south of Aliso Beach. Park on West Street past the trailhead. The trail proceeds approximate .

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Hike to Bear Creek Falls in Telluride

Telluride, Colorado

The trail begins at the south end of Pine Street in Telluride, and proceeds 2.5 miles up the Bear Creek Canyon trail with an elevation gain of about 1,000'.

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Catch a Sunset Overlooking Mussel Rock

Daly City, California

Mussel rock, a three-story, 50 million year old rock that has been carried some 500 miles northwest from Southern California, is where the San Andreas fault meets the Pacific Ocean.

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Swim at Edwards Crossing on the South Yuba River

Nevada City, California

There are endless swimming holes on the South Yuba River the feature crystal clear water, massive granite boulders and pristine pocket beaches, particularly those lower in the foothills.

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Hike Cathedral Canyon

Page, Arizona

Cathedral Canyon is located just south of Page, Arizona and west of Coppermine Road and is entirely on Navajo Land, so access is possible only by permission from a local or with a permit from one of .

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Hike through Upper Waterholes Canyon

Page, Arizona

Waterholes Canyon is a gorgeous slot canyon located just south of Page, Arizona that empties into Glen Canyon.

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Hike Pyramid Peak via Rocky Canyon

Twin Bridges, California

Pyramid Peak is the tallest peak in the Crystal Range and the Desolation Wilderness, just west of Lake Tahoe. On a clear day it can be seen from the Bay Area over 150 miles away.

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Hike the B.F.I. Trail in Crystal Cove State Park

Laguna Beach, California

To get to the trailhead, enter Crystal Cove State Park through the Crystal Cove El Moro Campground entrance immediately next to El Moro Elementary School.

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Swim at Long Lake near Truckee

Truckee, California

The story goes that twenty or so years ago, long before the advent of the Royal Gorge Cross-Country Ski Area, some local Truckee boys decided to put a couple rope swings up on Long Lake near Soda Spr.

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Kayak the Laguna Beach State Marine Preserve

Laguna Beach, California

Whether you're a beginning, intermediate, or advanced paddler, there are numerous ways to explore via sea kayak the protected waters off the coast of Laguna Beach.

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Hike or Run the Alta Via 1 in the Dolomites

Braies, Italy

The Alta Via 1 is the definite trail through the Italian Dolomites, showcasing some of the most scenic terrain in all of the Alps.

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Hike to the Jumping Rock on the Bear River

Colfax, California

Though lesser known than its neighbors the Yuba and the American, the Bear River still features fantastic hiking, swimming, river-raft, tubing, and rock-jumping but without the crowds.

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Trail Run the Boat Road and Laguna Ridge

Laguna Beach, California

There a numerous trails in the Laguna Coast Wilderness that proceed up and along the ridges and down into the canyons (or the reverse), and most are excellent for trail running, hiking, and mountain .

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Photograph a Sunset on Wolf Mountain

Grass Valley, California

While all of the hiking trails to the Wolf Mountain summit cross private land, Wolf Mountain Road provides public access to several excellent viewpoints overlooking the Central Valley and the nearby .

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Hike Arthur's Rock in Lory State Park

Fort Collins, Colorado

The climb to the summit of Arthur's Rock in Lory State Park provides relative isolation and solitude just 30 minutes from downtown Fort Collins along with great hiking, trail running, mountain biking.

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Backpack Lower & Upper Relief Valleys and the East Flange Rock

Pinecrest, California

The Lower and Upper Relief Valleys are beautiful alpine valleys cut by Relief Creek in the heart of the Emigrant Wilderness and are an excellent alternative to Yosemite National Park if you're lookin.

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Hike the Bowl of Fire in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness

Clark County, Nevada

The Bowl of Fire, tucked away in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness, is made up of the same dramatic conglomerate as that of the Valley of Fire, only almost no-one stops to visit as they blitz by on Nort.

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Hike the Lau'ulu Trail to the Kalapawili Ridge

Kula, Hawaii

If you're looking for something akin to true backcountry travel and scrambling in Maui, the Lau'ulu trail and the Pohaku Palaha summit on the north/north east rim of the Haleakala volcano is a great .

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Drive Black Bear Pass & the Ingram Basin

Telluride, Colorado

Black Bear Pass (el. 12,840’), officially known as Forest Service Road 648, is an infamous 4WD road that runs between U.S. Highway 550 (between Silverton & Ouray) and Telluride, CO.

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Soak in Alvord Hot Springs

Princeton, Oregon

Alvord Hot Springs at the base of Steens Mountain deep in the heart of the eastern Oregon Wilderness is a hidden gem, known mostly to climbing enthusiasts and the ambitious adventurer willing to driv.

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Climb Matterhorn Peak via the East Couloir

Bridgeport, California

Matterhorn Peak in the northeastern Yosemite Wilderness is an SPS Emblem Peak and many regard it as the beginning of the High Sierra, as there are no peaks higher to the north in the Sierra Nevada.

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Climb the Buchanan Peaks above Lake Wanaka

Cattle Flat, New Zealand

From Wanaka-Mt. Aspiring Road, head west out of town and past Glendhu Bay (and Roy's Peak).

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Trek to Annapurna Base Camp in the Himalayas

Dangsing, Nepal

The trek to the Annapurna Base Camp is, understandably, one of the most popular treks in Nepal.

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Hike The Sisters in the Mokelumnee Wilderness

Alpine County, California

The Sisters offer a great day hike with fun scrambling and beautiful views of the Northern Sierra, Lake Tahoe, the Mokelumnee Wilderness, and the Carson River Canyon.

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Mountain Bike Bommer Ridge & Emerald Canyon

Laguna Beach, California

There a numerous trails in the Laguna Coast Wilderness that proceed up and along the ridges and down into the canyons (or the reverse), and are quite popular for mountain biking, hiking, and trail ru.

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Camp at Boxcar Cove

Clark County, Nevada

The shoreline of "Lake" Mead is what you would expect of a large, man-made reservoir with fluctuating water levels (muddy & unpleasant), but that is not to say that the Lake Mead National Recreation .

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Hike the Inferno Cone

Arco, Idaho

To reach the parking lot at the Inferno Cone Trailhead enter the Craters of the Moon National Monument at the main entrance on the north side of the park off US Highway 26 and go approximately 1.

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Camp on Alex Knob

Westland National Park, New Zealand

From Highway 6 on the New Zealand South Island's west coast, take the Glacier Access Road for 2km to where the signposted Alex Knob track begins. There will be a obvious parking lot on the right.

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Camp off the Smithsonian Butte Backcountry Byway

Rockville, Utah

Smithsonian Butte Backcountry Byway is gorgeous 9.

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Climb Corno Piccolo

Pietracamela, Italy

Corno Piccolo (8710') or "Little Horn" as part of the Gran Sasso Massif, is the rocky, limestone heart of the Italian Peninsula, providing epic views from Adriatic to Tyrrhenian Seas.

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Hike the Coyote Ridge Trail

Fort Collins, Colorado

The Coyote Ridge Natural Area is one of several Larimer County "gateway" preserves and Open Lands that lead into the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, connecting the shrublands of the Great Plains .

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Hike to East Point via the Coastal Road on Santa Rosa Island

Ventura, California

One could a lifetime exploring, and attempting to describe, the beauty of the Channel Islands National Park and Santa Rosa Island in particular: its wildly diverse terrain, endemic flora and fauna, a.

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Hike to Gertrude Saddle

Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

The trail begins at the signposted car park along Milford Road just before the Homer Tunnel, about 98km from Te Anau. Follow the marked track through the valley and left, steeply uphill.

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Photograph the Pacific Coast Highway over Crystal Cove Beach

Laguna Beach, California

To get to the bluffs overlooking Crystal Cove State Park Beach to the south, you'll need to pull off onto the side of the Pacific Coast Highway *before* Morro Ridge Road.

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Kayak the Napa River

Napa, California

The Napa River is one of the largest California Central Coast Range rivers, draining approximately 426 sq. miles on its 50 mile journey beginning just south of the summit of Mt. St.

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Drive Ophir Pass

Ophir, Colorado

Ophir Pass (el.

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Hike to the Cascada Sol de Mayo Waterfall

Los Cabos, Mexico

Cascada Sol De Mayo can be found just beyond the village of Santiago off Highway 1, the main road between La Paz and San Jose Del Cabo.

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Camp at Williams Bottom Campground in Moab

Moab, Utah

Williams Bottom Campground and its 17 first-come first-serve campsites are tucked into the side of the Colorado River Canyon on Utah Highway 279 aka "Potash Road" just 15 minutes from downtown Moab.

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Hike to Inspiration Point in Joshua Tree

Desert Hot Springs, California

Most automobile-bound visitors to Joshua Tree make their way to Keys View, and why wouldn't they? It has some of the best views in the park and with it, some of the biggest, loudest crowds.

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Camp at Muley Point

Mexican Hat, Utah

Muley Point on the southern end of the Cedar Mesa is one of the finest camping (and car camping) sites in North America, towering some 2400' above the San Juan River Canyon (and The Goosenecks State .

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Climb Granite Dome via Lower & Upper Lewis Lakes

Pinecrest, California

Granite Dome is the signature peak in the Emigrant Wilderness, with fantastic views north to the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness, east to the Hoover Wilderness (Sawtooth Ridge), and south to Yosemite inclu.

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Climb Lookout Peak in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness

Arnold, California

Lookout Peak in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness off Highway 4 provides solitude and wonderful views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada including the Mokelumnee and Emigrant Wildernesses.

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Climb Black Mountain on Santa Rosa Island

Ventura, California

Words fail in describing the beauty of the Channel Islands National Park and Santa Rosa Island, the second largest of the Channel Islands and perhaps the most diverse in terms of terrain, flora and f.

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Photograph Panamint Valley from Father Crowley Overlook

Darwin, California

Father Crowley Overlook is an easily missed overlook on the western edge of Death Valley National Park off State Highway 190 overlooking Panamint Valley.

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Climb Green Ridge in the Roosevelt National Forest

Loveland, Colorado

Green Ridge is a fantastic series of summits in the Front Range that make for excellence training hikes, but is often forgotten as it lies outside of the nearby Bobcat Ridge Natural Area and just ins.

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Mountain Bike Bommer Ridge from the Pacific Ridge Trailhead

Newport Beach, California

The Bommer Ridge West Trailhead aka The Pacific Ridge Trailhead begins at the edge of Ridge Park Road, overlooking CA State Highway 73, and marks the northwest entrance to the Laguna Coast Wilderness.

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Catch a Sunset at Bingham Hill Park

Fort Collins, Colorado

Bingham Hill Park sits on the northern terminus of the main hogsback/ridgeline that makes up the eastern wall of the Horsetooth Reservoir, just off the eponymously named Bingham Hill Road and minutes.

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Hike Sand Mountain

Fallon, Nevada

Sand Mountain, located just off Highway 50 in Nevada aka "The Loneliest Highway", is perhaps best known as an OHV-paradise, with off-road enthusiasts descending on it like a swarm of buzzing mechanic.

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Ride the Podi Menike Train from Colombo to Badulla

Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Podi Menike train leaves daily from either Fort Train Station in Colombo or from Badulla, and takes approximately 10 hours to complete its journey.

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Camp in the Greenwater Valley in Death Valley NP

Shoshone, California

Greenwater Valley in the southeast corner of Death Valley National Park is a fantastic representation of the many features that the Park has to offer but without the crowds (and traffic) found in the.

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Surf Brooks Street Beach

Laguna Beach, California

Brooks Street Beach is just a couple of blocks off the Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach. Parking can be tricky, so be forewarned that you may need to walked a few blocks.

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Camp at Timp Point

North Rim, Arizona

Timp Point on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon lies just on the boundary of the National Park and within the Kaibab National Forest, well away from the (already smaller) crowds of the North Rim.

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Camp at Boreas Pass

Breckenridge, Colorado

Boreas pass is a high mountain pass in the Rocky Mountains that sits on the Continental Divide at 11,481'.

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Hike the Seven Pools Loop & Vista

Auburn, California

Hidden Falls Regional Park is tucked way in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, about an hour from Sacramento and a 20 minute drive off Interstate 80 and nearby the town of Auburn.

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Hike the North Loop via Foothills Trail

Fort Collins, Colorado

Despite its singular name, the Foothills Trail in Fort Collins is an interconnected series of trails that follows the ridges and hogsbacks which comprise the majority of the eastern side of the Horse.

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Climb Old Razorback Mountain

Pershing County, Nevada

The trip begins by turning off Nevada highway 447 onto the unmaintained Jungo Road (county road 49) and driving 19 miles to the end of the northeast spur of the mountain at a clear turnoff and rise i.

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Soak in Jhinu Hot Spring in the Modi Khola Valley

Ghandruk, Nepal

No trek to (or back from) Annapurna Base Camp in the Himalayas is complete without stopping at the Jhinu Hot Springs, just a short 15-20 hike down to the bottom of the Modi Khola river canyon from th.

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Hike or Run the Owl Trail

Muir Beach, California

The Owl Trail runs between Slide Ranch and the Muir Beach Overlook and is a great way to take in the breathtaking views, flora and fauna of the Northern California coast.

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Hike Water Canyon Trail in the Canaan Mountain Wilderness

Hurricane, Utah

Water Canyon is narrow canyon on the southern side of Canaan Mountain in the Canaan Mountain Wilderness south of Zion.

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Climb Table Mountain in the Red Mountain Open Space

Wellington, Colorado

Table Mountain sits smack dab in the middle of Red Mountain Open Space, an area known to geologists (and settlers) as "The Big Hole", a singular and unique landform that peaks into the "basement" roc.

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Hike the Torrey Pines Trail on Santa Rosa Island

Ventura, California

The vast diversity of terrain of Santa Rosa Island in the Channel Islands National Park is matched in uniqueness only by its own flora and fauna, in particular the endangered and endemic Torrey Pine.

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Hike to World's End in Horton Plains NP

Kandy, Sri Lanka

World's End in Horton Plains National Park is perhaps *the* tourist destination in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, featuring a 4,000' drop and breathtaking views of tea plantations and the Indian.

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Hike Bald Hill in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

Calistoga, California

Bald Hill is the first serious peak/summit that can be reached via the Oat Hill Mine Trail as it breaks from the more popular loop and heads into the heart of Robert Louis Stevenson State Park.

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Hike the Bellvue Dome

Laporte, Colorado

The Bellvue Dome, known locally as "Goat Hill", was created by the same geological forces that made the Rocky Mountains, but what makes this structure unique is its shape, the steep cliff on its west.

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Camp at Tamarack Bay on Pyramid Lake

Reno, Nevada

Pyramid Lake is the last remnant of the vast Pleistocene Lake Lahontan which reached its peak at the end of the last ice-age, being the terminus of many of the glaciers and ice sheets which covered m.

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Hike to & Stay at Francie's Cabin

Breckenridge, Colorado

Located at 11,360' and owned by the 10th Mountain Division Hut Association, Francies Cabin was built in memory of Frances Lockwood Bailey in 1994 and is located just a short distance (5 mile drive, 1.

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Hike the Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

Loveland, Colorado

The Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area begins at the main entrance of the Natural Area, just off W County Road 32 C near Masonville, west of Fort Collins and the Horsetooth Reservoir.

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Hike the D.R. Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

Loveland, Colorado

D.R. Trail, named for David Rice Pulliam who donated the land to create the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, is a 3.

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Mountain Bike HyMasa Trail

Moab, Utah

HyMasa trail is the latest in the fantastic Kane Creek Mountain Biking trail network and is now the preferred route for connecting to the iconic Captain Ahab Loop, allowing riders to bypass larges po.

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Bike the Napa Valley Wine Trail

Yountville, California

The Napa Vally Vine Trail is an ongoing project of the Napa Valley Vine Coalition which has the stated goal of creating a 47 mile long bike trail along the entire length of Napa Valley. Currently 12.

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Hike the Powerline Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

Loveland, Colorado

Powerline Trail is a 1.9 mile spur off the Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area that climbs 1,100 feet from the valley floor to Mahoney Park.

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Hike Arroyo Verde Park

Ventura, California

Arroyo Verde Park is a small parked tucked in the hills above Ventura, California, and has a network of trails running up and down the hills surrounding the valley in the center of the park.

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Camp on Wire Mesa

Hurricane, Utah

Wire Mesa off the Smithsonian Butte Backcountry Byway is a fantastic place to camp in southeastern Utah even if you do not plan on visiting Zion, just a few miles to the north.

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Camp at Zephyr Cove

Glenbrook, Nevada

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and outdoor activities, from wake surfing to backpacking to trail running on the Tahoe Rim Trai.

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Hike to Jordan Hot Springs via Little Bear Canyon Trail

Catron County, New Mexico

The Gila Wilderness is the oldest wilderness area in The United States, and Jordan Hot Springs rests right in the heart of Canyon of the Middle Fork of the Gila River, along a stretch of the Continen.

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Hike the K-Lynn Cameron Trail in the Red Mountain Open Space

Wellington, Colorado

The K-Lynn Trail is a 2.4 mile loop trail that goes west off of the Ruby Wash Trail on the western side of the Red Mountain Open Space.

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Hike Munds Mountain

Sedona, Arizona

Munds Mt.

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Catch a Sunset at Keys Beach

South Lake Tahoe, California

Owned by the State of California, Keys Beach sits at the end of a peninsula bordered by the Tahoe Keys marina inlet to the west and the Upper Truckee River to the east.

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Mountain Bike Amasa Back / Cliffhanger Trail

Moab, Utah

Amasa Back / Cliffhanger is the primary entry point into one of the most fantastic mountain biking trail networks in the Moab area, connecting into Captain Ahab, Rockstacker, HyMasa, and Jacksons Tra.

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Hike the Shoreline Trail

Paso Robles, California

The Shoreline Trail on Lake Nacimiento near Paso Robles, CA is a 5.6 mile trail used for hiking and trail running and located near Lake Nacimiento Resort.

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Kayak Zephyr Cove

Glenbrook, Nevada

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and activities and given the protected nature of the cove, a great place for kayaking for both .

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Stand Up Paddle Board at Lake Nacimiento

Paso Robles, California

Lake Nacimiento near Paso Robles, CA is a gorgeous reservoir used for kayaking, paddle boarding, and all manner of water sports.

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Swim in Granite Lake

South Lake Tahoe, California

Granite Lake is a pristine alpine lake near Lake Tahoe just off the Highway 89 above Emerald Bay.

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Hike Little Adam's Peak

Ambagollapathana, Sri Lanka

The village of Ella is a perfect little backpackers stop on southwestern edge of the central Sri Lankan hill country on the main train line between Badulla and the capitol, Colombo.

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Bike the Salinas River Trail

Paso Robles, California

The Salinas River Walk in Paso Robles is one of the first sections of a planned 30 mile river trail extending from Santa Margarita in the south to San Miguel.

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Hike the Salt Point Trail

Jenner, California

There are numerous points at which you can enter the trail from Highway 1, but on the north it begins as the Salt Point / Stump Beach Parking area and proceeds 1.

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Soak in Black Rock Hot Springs

Humboldt, Nevada

Located along the Applegate Trail, Black Rock Hot Spring was the first watering hole for emigrants as they crossed the vast playa of the Black Rock Desert.

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Soak in Trego Hot Springs

Pershing County, Nevada

Trego Hot Springs resides on the southeastern edge of the Black Rock Desert just off of County Road 49 aka Jungo Road, about 17 miles from the small town of Gerlach, Nevada.

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Kayak Lake Nacimiento

Paso Robles, California

Lake Nacimiento near Paso Robles, CA is a gorgeous reservoir used for kayaking, paddle boarding, and all manner of water sports.

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Hike the North Trail to the Pygmy Forest

Jenner, California

Salt Point State Park, about 90 miles north of San Francisco, features rugged, windswept coastline and dramatic forests of cypress, pine and redwoods.

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Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga at Lakeview Commons

South Lake Tahoe, California

Stand up paddle board yoga is some of the most difficult and rewarding yoga there is and you would be hard-pressed to find a more beautiful place to do so than on the south shore of Lake Tahoe.

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Bike Peachy Canyon

Paso Robles, California

Peach Canyon is the *the* iconic cycling road in the Paso Robles area, beginning downtown and connecting with many other roads in the mountains west of town making for numerous beautiful loops throug.

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Explore Emerald Bay by Boat from Zephyr Cove

Glenbrook, Nevada

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and activities including a boat ride across Lake Tahoe to explore Emerald Bay.

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Stand Up Paddle Board Zephyr Cove

Glenbrook, Nevada

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and activities and given the protected nature of the cove, a great place to do stand up paddle .

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Soak in The Frog Pond Warm Spring

Empire, Nevada

The Frog Pond on the east side of the Black Rock Desert playa just off of County Road 49 aka Jungo Road about 15 miles from Gerlach, is a more-warm-than-hot-spring with temperatures roughly in the hi.

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Hike the Central Trail

Jenner, California

Salt Point State Park, about 90 miles north of San Francisco, features rugged, windswept coastline and dramatic forests of cypress, pine and redwoods.

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Photograph La Capilla at Sunrise

Silver City, New Mexico

In the last 1800's when Silver City was a booming mining town the quickly growing hispanic population of the Chihuahua Hill neighborhood built a small chapel aka "La Capilla" as a center of community.

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Climb Peep Sight Peak in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness

Arnold, California

Peep Sight Peak in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness off Highway 4 provides solitude and wonderful views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada including the Mokelumnee and Emigrant Wildernesses.

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Hike the Boston Hill Loop

Silver City, New Mexico

The Boston Hill Open Space is a collection of trails on what is actually three hills overlooking the town of Silver City.

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Hike Black Rock Point

Humboldt County, Nevada

Overlooking the Applegate & Overland Emigrant Trail Split, Black Rock Point is a large, dark rocky outcropping from which the Black Rock Desert derives its name.

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Wake Board Zephyr Cove

Glenbrook, Nevada

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and activities and given the protected nature of the cove, a great place to wake surf and to *l.

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Mountain Bike the Picnic Loop

Silver City, New Mexico

Called the "Berg Trail" by Silver City locals in honor of Gary Berg who pioneered the extensive trail system around Gomez Peak, the Picnic Loop beginning at the Little Walnut Creek picnic area is a g.

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Wake Surf Zephyr Cove

Glenbrook, Nevada

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and activities and given the protected nature of the cove, a great place to wake surf and to *l.

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Hike to Waitaha River Hot Springs in the Morgan Gorge

Pukekura, New Zealand

An epic, bush-bashing, boulder-hopping scramble up, down, and around pristine west-coast New Zealand terrain into the Morgan Gorge where hot springs shoot out of massive granite walls into a precario.

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