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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Kathy and I visited Sequoia National Park in 2007. We visited again this Fall (9-16), and added a visit to the adjacent Kings Canyon National Park. We first drove the long, narrow and windy road to Mineral King, which neither of … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Part 3 – Zion NP, UT to Simi Valley, CA, Sept. 10-11/14

We entered the high country of Zion NP from the east, and then descended through the tunnels to the valley floor. The campground was full. We had thoughtlessly chosen to visit this part of the Southwest when it is full … Continue reading

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Bald eagle – first sighting of the winter!

Today, well in advance of the usual schedule, a bald eagle showed up at a favored perch – a riverside dead cottonwood which is visible from the road in Rinconada. My prior post, of 11/20, reported the arrival of the … Continue reading

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