Tag Archives: Kennedy Meadows

The parks of summer and fall; avoiding the crowds, enjoying tranquility

Find tranquility and quiet in some of the busiest national and state parks during summer and fall; plan ahead! Summer vacation is almost here, and families are plotting their summer (and early fall) destinations. If you are considering western state and national parks, you may soon discover that both campgrounds and in-park lodging accommodations are […]

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Exploring the High Sierra and Nevada while discovering a stunning national park you never heard of…

Beat the Valley heat; exploring the High Sierra and Nevada while discovering a stunning national park you never heard of along America’s “loneliest road”… We’re headed for a hot summer in the San Joaquin Valley. If you’re looking for a way to beat the heat, find cool, scenic and high-mountain camping, as well as discover […]

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The high Sierra, a hiking, camping, fishing journey…with kids!

                                          From Pinecrest to Sonora Pass, something for almost everyone! Seeking a green, cool oasis from the heat of the valley, where kids or grandkids can hike and fish and you can curl up with […]

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High Sierra fall finery: Hwy. 108, Twain Harte to Kennedy Meadows!

  Clark Fork River meets the Middle Fork of the Stanislaus just 25 miles east of Pinecrest. Kennedy Meadows Resort offers cabins, camping, horseback riding, hiking and cute store and tasty restaurant. Huge talus pile below Columns of the Giants are sure to intrigue four year-olds like Jack, and adults! Pack horses await early morning […]

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Head for the High Sierra in next few weeks; weather is perfect for touring!

Kids, including author’s grandson Hunter, curly hair, can pan for gold and agates at Columbia State Historic Park! The Wells Fargo Stagecoach offers rides through Columbia State Historic Park! A couple of reasons to head for the High Sierra in the near future: For a great excuse to visit Calaveras Big Trees State Park (up […]

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