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Loon Lake Campgrounds And Recreational Area Set To Open On Friday June 16.

A FAMILY FAVORITE FOR FISHING AND EXPLORING THE RUBICON OR DESOLATION WILDERNESS FINALLY OPENS FOR SEASON Sierra Rec Magazine – Eldorado National Forest, Loon Lake June 15, 2017 – We just got off the phone with the crew at Pacific Ranger District, and they are on schedule to open Loon Lake and the Loon Lake Campgrounds Friday for the Fathers Day weekend. Roads are clear all except one small area where traffic will be reduced to one lane. Location: 23 miles east of Placerville on Highway 50  (turn off is at the river crossing just east of fish springs...

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Caribou Wilderness Trails Cleared

Back Country Horsemen Partner with Lassen National Forest to Clear Caribou Wilderness Trails Susanville, Calif., August 18, 2016 – The High Country Unit of Back Country Horsemen of California (BCHC) recently partnered with Lassen National Forest to clear trails and build corrals. This past July, more than 20 volunteers gathered at the Cone Lake Trailhead just outside the Caribou Wilderness to repair the two wood corrals already in place and construct a third. They also cleared almost five miles of trail to Triangle and Turnaround Lakes. “The Forest provided the materials, and we brought the tools and the muscle,”...

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Get Away From It All With Summer Adventures At Kirkwood Mountain Resort KIRKWOOD, Calif. – June 27, 2014 – Summer adventures at Kirkwood kickoff on July 1 offering guests ample outdoor recreational opportunities including mountain biking, hiking, disc golf and horseback riding. The resort also hosts several popular events throughout July and August such as the Kirkwood Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) BBQ, the 13th Annual Kirkwood Wildflower Festival and the 13th Annual Thin Air Chili Cook Off. “We are looking forward to a great summer up here at Kirkwood,” says Casey Blann, General Manager of Kirkwood Mountain Resort. “From...

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Hire A Pack Guide Out Of Leavitt’s Meadow And Enjoy The Backcountry

Leavitt Meadow Pack Station Provides Quality Trip into Hoover Wilderness for Visitors and Guests Leavitt’s Meadow, Sonora Pass Ca –  So does hiking 12 miles round trip seems a bit excessive to you?  How about riding a horse and enjoying the backcountry all the same? Plus the Pack Horse can carry all you favorite items, fishing poles, tents, games, etc… Sound a little easier?  Well, of course. I run into people all the time asking me where to go and enjoy the Sierra, however often they don’t really want to hike 6, 10, 15 miles to see some of these...

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