Grant’s Grove

Trail Info GPS Coordinates 36.7467° N, 118.9729° W Paved road to paved parking lot. Good for large vehicles such as RV/Bus. Trail Type Loop Distance & Terrain .5 miles, 29 ft elevation gain Easy paved trail. There are large bathrooms near the parking lot. Tons … Continue reading “Grant’s Grove”

Big Basin Redwoods in the Winter

This park is near and dear to my heart. Every time I come here it feels like I’m coming home. You see, I grew up coming to this park. This was my families ‘go to’ place. We would drive up after school on Friday, set … Continue reading “Big Basin Redwoods in the Winter”

Stories From the Trail: Hunting Hallow Edition

I was desperate to get out of the house. I live the majority of my life inside, homeschooling kids and cleaning and cooking. So, when my husband has a day off I am itching to GET OUT! It was late in the day and we … Continue reading “Stories From the Trail: Hunting Hallow Edition”

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

One particularly early morning, Erik had a doctors appointment. So we all piled in the car and went with him. The kids and I hung out in the car while daddy did his appointment. Afterward we wanted to shake off those doctor vibes, and the … Continue reading “Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park”

Pinnacles National Park: Bear Gulch Cave Hike

We were itching to get out of the house. Work and school and housework had us needing an escape. There was a chance of rain in the late afternoon, so that meant we had all morning to adventure (not that we would have let the … Continue reading “Pinnacles National Park: Bear Gulch Cave Hike”