The Tahoe to Yosemite trail spans a wonderful 186 miles between two of California’s most famous spots, Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park. While the new Tahoe to Yosemite Trail is a section of the much longer Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), the original TYT’s construction was actually suggested a few years before the PCT. In … Read more Your Complete Guide to Hiking the Tahoe to Yosemite Trail
The John Muir Trail is considered by many to be one of the best backpacking trails in the country. This beautiful trail crosses 211 miles through the heart of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, carving steps into steep granite and winding around pristine alpine lakes and meadows. The trail is also known as the Nüümü Poyo … Read more Complete Guide to Hiking the John Muir Trail: Permits, Prep, and the Hike Itself!
Kings Canyon National Park is truly fit for royalty! Kings Canyon itself, for which the park is named, is over a mile and a half deep, making it the deepest canyon in the United States. If you’re looking for Yosemite-like views without the crowds, Kings Canyon National Park is the place for you! The park … Read more The 6 Best Hikes in Kings Canyon National Park
Beaches, forests, and… elephant seals? Oh my. Point Reyes National Seashore has it all, and then some! A triangular peninsula that hangs off the California coast, Point Reyes is a natural gem a mere hour away from the bustling metropolis of San Francisco. In Point Reyes, you are certain to see rolling hills, foggy forests, … Read more The 8 Best Hikes in Point Reyes National Seashore