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  • Park History The Heceta Head Park is named for Bruno de Heceta. He was a Spanish navigator and explorer, who surveyed the Oregon coast in 1775. This lighthouse was built between 1892 and 1893 and was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. The head lightkeeper’s house was demolished and the lumber purchased […]

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  • Fishlake National Forest   Fishlake National Forest is a great place to bring your family and enjoy the outdoors and have a good time. Well, we’re here in the FishLake Basin on the Fishlake National Forest. It’s kind of the gem, as we see it. A lot of opportunities for recreation exist, here. Well, of […]

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  • Mesa Campground is nestled in the Colorado Rockies. It is surrounded by amazing skiing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing and even hunting. Mesa campground is located about five miles from Gunnison and about 40 minutes from Crested Butte. In about an hour you can be at Black Canyon National Park. This would be an ideal pace […]

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  •   The Arizona Trail The Arizona Trail goes from the isolated mountain ranges rising several thousand feet at its southern border with Mexico to the high-desert sweeping vistas at its northern border with Utah. There are many spectacular sights to behold and experience on this journey. There are also numerous species of flora and fauna […]

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  • Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park. It is as the name suggests in Wyoming I don’t know why Yellowstone suggests that, but it is in Wyoming nonetheless. Located in the Northwestern quadrant of Wyoming, the park is a destination for campers why is that? Because there are no towns in Yellowstone National Park. Meaning that […]

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  • Mackay Idaho   It’s often been said that big things happen in big places, and I guess to an extent that’s true. But today I’ve found that big things happen in very little places too. We are in Mackay Idaho. This is probably a town you’ve likely never heard of before.But if you are into […]

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  • Black Canyon National Recreation Trail The Black Canyon National Recreation Trail is just north of Phoenix along the I-17 corridor. The trail is about 80 miles long and offers great recreation opportunities for hikers, bikers, & equestrians. Frankly most people fall into a middle of the road, intermediate experience and so it’s challenging but not […]

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  • South Mineral Campgrounds South Mineral Campgrounds that are still open between September and May have no services (water, electric, trash pick up or rest rooms). Please keep them clean and pack it out. Thanks! South Mineral Campground is accessed by turning off U.S. Highway 550, about 3 miles west of Silverton, onto Forest Rd. 585, […]

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  • Pistol River Pistol River is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Curry County, Oregon, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 84. It is near the Pistol River and the Pistol River State Scenic Viewpoint, just to the east of U.S. Route 101. The community of Pistol River takes […]

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  • These are the two spots most Golden Gate Bridge visitors like to go the most: South (San Francisco Side) Vista Point: Parking spaces are almost always full. The spaces are metered and if you let the meter expire, you’ll pay a fine that could cost as much as a meal in a very nice restaurant. […]

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