From the Road

Top Photo: It was Rooster Crow Weekend. Apparently, a big deal around here.

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Campgrounds in California & Nevada during our travels in May & June 2014:

  • Death Valley National Park - Furnace Creek Campground, CA
  • Turtle Creek Campground, CA
  • Horton Creek Campground, CA
  • New Shady Rest Campground, CA
  • Davis Creek, NV
  • Merrill Campground, CA
  • Lassen Volcanic National Park...

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Top Photo: After leaving Flowlers Camp, we hopped on IH 5 and saw this. A reminder that some of the politics is a tad different around here.

"Fowlers Camp Campground, located in the tall pines on the McCloud River outside McCloud, CA. Great views of Mount Shasta from the nearby Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway."

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Top Photo: Bumpass Hell – The largest hydrothermal area in the park that can be accessed by a 3-mile round-trip hike. A boardwalk takes visitors through a bowl of mudpots, pools, and steam vents.

"This National Park Campground is located on Manzanita Lake, and nicely situated in the tall Jeffrey Pines".

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A Forest Service Campground located on Eagle Lake outside Susanville. WE were delighted to find that this campground had hookups! Not common in Forest Service campgrounds.

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Top Photo: Hiking from Davis Creek.

"This well maintained county campground is conveniently located between Carson City & Reno, NV, just off of hwy 395. From the campground there is a view of Washoe Lake."

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Top Photo: Rock Lake

Tuesday's hike took us up the Ophir Creek Trail from our campground to Rock Lake, and then to Lower Price Lake. Bet you can never guess why it's called Rock Lake. We hopped on rocks from the shore to find a nice spot where could have our snacks, observing the tadpoles and leac...

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