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Celebrating 50 Years of Preservation, Recreation and Education In Desolation Wilderness

Once Known Simply As The "Devils Valley" Desolation Wilderness Turns 50! Sierra Rec Magazine, October 2019 - In 1969, the Lake Tahoe Region became home to Americas newest Wilderness Area, Desolation Wilderness. A 64,000 acre plot of land once called the "Devils Valley" inhabited only by the Washoe and...

Death Valley’s Scotty’s Castle Flood – 4 Years Later

DEATH VALLEY, CA – October 17, 2019- Repairs at Scotty’s Castle are progressing as the four-year anniversary of the flood approaches. The National Park Service (NPS) plans to reopen the popular historic site in October 2021. Scotty’s Castle received close to its annual average rainfall in five hours on...

Inyo National Forest Campground and Access Updates October 17, 2019

Still time for Fall Camping in the Eastern Sierra Sierra REC Magazine - Eastern Sierra - October 17, 2019 - For some Fall season can not last long enough. For those that are in no hurry to slip on the skis and snowshoes for winter and are looking to...

Death Valley’s Sunset Campground Opened October 15, 2019

DEATH VALLEY, CA –Death Valley National Park is opened Sunset Campground on October 15.  Ten of the park’s twelve campgrounds are now open. Increasing numbers of campers are arriving in Death Valley as temperatures cool down.  Texas Springs Campground and Stovepipe Wells Campground will remain closed until sufficient temporary...

Preparing for Winter on Reds Meadow Road and Devils Postpile National Monument

Starting October 15, there is no overnight parking in the Reds Meadow Valley Sierra Rec Magazine - Mammoth Ca, October 10, 2019- The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument are planning for winter on the Reds Meadow Road. The road will close at the Minaret Vista for...

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Release In Lake Tahoe Draws Crowd

Sierra Rec Magazine ~ Kiva Beach, Lake Tahoe Ca - October 5, 2019 - On a day that thousands gathered on the West shores of Lake Tahoe for annual Fish Festival and Camp rich Oktoberfest. A historic release of the Lahontan Cutthroat Trout back into its native waters of...

Winter WonderGrass Tahoe Headliners Announced

The Devil Makes Three, The Infamous Stringdusters & Billy Strings to Headline 6th Annual California Edition of WinterWondergrass, Taking Place March 27-29, 2020 Today, the WinterWonderGrass Music & Brew Festival shares the 2020 lineup across all three of their flagship events. Taking place in Colorado from Feb. 21-23, California from...

El Dorado Irrigation District: 2019 Season Closing – Sandy Cove and Ferguson Point Day Use Areas

Highway 88 Recreation- Update October 2, 2019 Sandy Cove and Ferguson Point day use areas will close October 3 for the 2019 season. Sandy Cove and Ferguson Point day use areas will close tomorrow morning for the 2019 season. The Silver Lake Boat Ramp and Caples Lake Boat Launch...

5000 Lahontan cutthroat trout will be placed in in Lake Tahoe

5,000 fish will be placed in the lake over the course of three days in California and Nevada. Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Stocking event during the Fall Fish Festival at Taylor Creek Visitor Center The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Lahontan National Fish Hatchery Complex, for the first time ever,...

Public Announcement – Forest Order Closes Taylor Creek Basin to Public Access

Taylor Creek area closure focuses on public safety - Rainbow trail still open and The fish festival this weekend is still happening. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – As part of an ongoing effort to provide a safe environment for visitors and wildlife at Taylor Creek during salmon spawning season, the...

Popular Destinations

No matter if you are just traveling through or living in the Sierra, the variety of destinations and world class adventure location is nearly limitless. Discover great communities, jaw dropping loations and wild wilderness access….. #sierralifestyle

LAKE TAHOE

The Jewel of the Sierra. Explore more than just the majestic Blue of Tahoe.

Yosemite National Park

World famous for its high rise waterfalls and enormous granite mountains.

Reno

Where city nights meet mountain adventure. World Class Golf, Skiing and Gaming 24/7/365

Mammoth Region

Where wilderness, meets all season adventure. Its a lifestyle like no other place in the Sierra.

Seqouia / Kings Canyon

The grandeur and mystic of mother natures giants, flanked by untamed wildnerness history

Gold Country

This historic region has far more than memories.Home to great outdoor adventure.

Desolation Wilderness

One of the most visited and recognized wilderness regions in the world. Witness the battle between Water and Granite.

National Forests

Nine National Forests filled with Recreational opportunities. Camping, Fishing, OHV, Horseback, Exploring.

calaveras Big trees

This California State Park is home to some of the great Giants in our world.  Preserving two groves of giant sequoia trees.

Sierra Travel Destinations

Discover your next base camp to your adventure

Whats your stlye? Bustling nightlife or rustic and relaxed? Looking for secluded hidouts or resort amenities? No matter your taste, the these Sierra communities are full of opportunities to experience the sierra lifestyle and luanch your next Sierra adventure

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Sierra Travel Route Guides

Know the route, but dont know where to go and what to see along the way?   Or maybe you know the destination but need to know what is near there to help plan your adventures?  Our Route travel guides will help you breakdown, discover and plan the most epic of our Sirrra Adventures.

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