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Author: Charlie Pankey

Lassen Volcanic National Park Partners with University California, Davis to Join the Natural Reserve System

MINERAL, CA – Lassen Volcanic National Park is excited to announce a new partnership with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) which will incorporate the park into the University of California’s Natural Reserve System. The addition marks the sixth UC Davis Natural Reserve in a system that now spans Northern California from its alpine forests and across grassland [...]

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Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite Introduces Refined ’Cabineering’ Concept with New Explorer Cabins

50 two-bedroom cabins are set to debut in Summer 2019, expanding mountain resort’s wide variety of accommodations near Yosemite National Park FISH CAMP, Calif.— May 31, 2019– Tenaya Lodge is elevating the Yosemite experience this summer with the debut of the Explorer Cabins at Tenaya Lodge. The picturesque cabin development will offer guests a unique Yosemite “cabineering” experience that [...]

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Sonora Pass and Ebbett’s Pass Open For Summer Season

Expect lots of snow, but access over two of the Sierra Popular Scenic Routes opened today for recreational travel. TUOLUMNE COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has removed the winter snow, cleared the debris, made necessary repairs and opened State Route 108 (SR-108)/Sonora Pass at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Sonora [...]

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Keller Williams and the Hillbenders Headline the Carson City Off-Road June 28-30, 2019

Williams to perform full set of Tom Petty songs known as “Petty Grass” (CARSON CITY, NEV.) May 27, 2019 – Epic Rides today announced Keller Williams and the Hillbenders as the Saturday evening headlining act at the Four Peaks Brewing Concert Series during the Carson City Off-Road mountain bike event on June 28-30, 2019. Hailing [...]

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The Village at Squaw Valley® Welcomes the Return of Bluesdays, Tahoe’s Must-See Summer Music Series

The free outdoor concert series featuring top blues musicians returns to The Village at Squaw Valley every Tuesday, June 11 through Sept. 3  [Olympic Valley, Calif.] May 27, 2019 – The eleventh summer of Bluesdays in the Village at Squaw Valley returns this June with its best lineup yet, featuring talented blues and jazz musicians from across the [...]

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Campground hosts needed for 2019 season -Gold Lake – Sly Creek Reservoir – Little Grass Valley Reservoir

QUINCY, Calif – Volunteer campground hosts are needed for several Plumas National Forest campgrounds located at Gold Lake Campground in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area near Graeagle, California and Little Grass Valley and Sly Creek Reservoir Campgrounds near La Porte, California. The volunteer positions typically begin in May or early June (depending on the weather) and [...]

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What is Open for Memorial Day Weekend in Eldorado National Forest?

Short answer... Not Much with weather making everything tricky Facilities open For Memorial Weekend in the Eldorado National forest… ICE HOUSE Reservoir Area • Silver Creek Group• Ice House Campground & Boat Launch• Northwind Campground• Strawberry Campground UNION VALLEY Reservoir Area• Lone Rock Campground• Jones Fork Campground• Fashoda Campground• Big Silver Group• Wench Creek Campground• Yellowjacket [...]

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The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Urges Caution when Recreating this Memorial Weekend

Sparks, NV., May 22, 2019 – It is time to gather up the family and gear and head to your favorite recreation spot. Memorial Day weekend is the kick off for the summer, and traditionally it is a very busy weekend on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Forest visitors can enjoy biking, camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, [...]

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MADE IN TAHOE FESTIVAL RETURNS MAY 25-26 to Olympic Valley

The Village at Squaw Valley® Kicks Off Summer with the Made in Tahoe Festival • Local businesses, artisans, and entertainers take over the Village at Squaw Valley May 25-26• Memorial Day weekend marks the end of midweek ski and ride operations at Squaw Valley, but there will still be plenty of skiing and riding until [...]

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Ski or Ride for $5 on Fridays in June at Squaw Valley

Resort to offer $5 advance-purchase lift tickets every Friday in June with all proceeds benefitting the nonprofit Tahoe Fund•  Resort to match skier contributions with an additional donation of up to $10,000 Olympic Valley, Calif.] May 21, 2019 – Skiers and snowboarders are invited to celebrate spring on the slopes at Squaw Valley with $5 lift [...]

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Celebrate National Trails Day – June 1 with Plumas National Forest

Plumas National Forest Invites You to "TLC for Valley Creek Trail" National Trail Day Project Oroville, CA- May 17, 2019 – Join the Plumas National Forest for the annual American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1. Volunteers will have an opportunity to improve the 1.7 mile Valley Creek Trail while experiencing the [...]

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Some seasonal roads on Stanislaus National Forest will remain closed until June 30

This winter a series of strong storms hit California, causing extensive damage to roads, trails, infrastructure and ecosystems on California's national forests. SONORA, Calif., May 17, 2019 – For those travelers making plans to head to the mountains for Memorial Day weekend and beyond. the national Forest in many of the Sierra Mountain range has issued [...]

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