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Lodging Review: Tuolumne Meadows Lodge in Yosemite National Park

An outstanding base camp for exploring the Tuolumne Meadows area Yosemite National Park is, of course, one of the crown jewels of the US National Park system, and an extremely popular destination for California residents and visitors alike. While most … Continue reading



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Hilltop, Inn, and Zinfandel Trails – Opolo Vineyards

A rare hiking opportunity in heart of the Paso Robles wine country Here’s something a little different for your hiking pleasure: a chance to hike on the grounds of a working vineyard nestled in the pastoral Adelaide Hills west of … Continue reading



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Santa Rosa Creek Trail – Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

A delightful creekside stroll in Cambria’s Fiscalini Ranch Preserve Summer is upon us, and unless you’re fortunate enough to live very near the ocean, it’s hot. Really hot. But, while the interior of California is roasting, it’s still cool and … Continue reading



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Mount Whitney May Be Higher (or Lower) Than You Thought

Everyone knows that California’s Mount Whitney is the highest peak in the continental United States, but exactly how high is it? Official measurements have ranged from a “low” of 14,494 feet above sea level to as high as 14,505 feet. … Continue reading



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Headlands Trail – Harmony Headlands State Park

A lovely hike to the sea in one of California’s newest state parks First opened to the public in 2008, Harmony Headlands State Park is one of the newest state parks in California.  While the park is quite small at … Continue reading



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Tomales Point Trail – Point Reyes National Seashore

Experience stunning ocean views and see the Tule elk herd on a classic Point Reyes hike Located only an hour’s drive north from downtown San Francisco, pastoral Point Reyes National Seashore seems a world away from the noise and traffic … Continue reading



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Welcome to California Trekking

Hello and welcome to California Trekking! California Trekking is a blog devoted to discussing hiking opportunities and other outdoor activities throughout California.  As the site expands, I’d like to include a wide variety of hiking trails from around the state, … Continue reading



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