Monthly Archives: June 2016

Henry W Coe State Park: China Hole loop

I have previously hiked only a couple of times in Henry W Coe State Park (see here and here).  Coe is a vast park: over 89,000 acres, the largest state park in northern California, and the second largest in the … Continue reading

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Mt Diablo State Park: Wall Point Rd – Pine Canyon loop

I decided to celebrate National Trails Day this year by hiking in Mt Diablo State Park, where there are over 500 miles of trails to choose from, with a variety of hike lengths and difficulties.  Due to a forecast of … Continue reading

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Wildflower hunting: Donner Pass Rd; Steamboat, NV; and the Hunter Lake trailhead

This post describes three brief wildflower explorations in the North Tahoe / Reno area.  I didn’t get out of sight of my car during any of the explorations, but I found interesting wildflowers in each location.  I was experimenting with … Continue reading

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