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February 20, 2017

You can't help but enjoy a trip if you are prepared, so a little online research will help make the most of your visit to Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park. Here are links to sites that give basic, accurate information for getting around and what you'll see here. Stay...

February 20, 2017

The activity pictured here is recommended for all hikers regardless of ability, especially those who don't want to ruin a perfectly lovely mountain day with "exercise." Herewith is a collection of Bachrun's snoozing adventures in various locations and seasons in Sequoi...

February 20, 2017

We couldn't believe our incredible luck: we moved all the way from Brooklyn to the California boonies, and landed a two-minute walk away from one of the best hamburgers we've ever eaten, at the Pinehurst Lodge.

Originally a sawmill built over 100 years ago, "The Pinehur...

February 20, 2017

This post is not for you if you're afraid of heights! But if you are brave, Buck Rock is a fascinating piece of history with a knockout view.

Situated on a granite dome in the Big Meadows area of Sequoia National Forest, Buck Rock is a fire lookout t...

February 20, 2017

"Lions, Tigers.... but no Bears" reads the sign as you climb into the mountains on Highway 180. You are approaching Cat Haven, a conservation organization aimed at preserving the world's big cats.

Based in the foothills in Dunlap (about 20 minutes from fivespot), Cat Ha...

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