Monthly Archives: March 2014

Kayaking Elkhorn Slough, Moss Landing, CA (Monterey)

If you’ve ever driven the coast between the funky surf town of Santa Cruz and the touristy location of the Monterey Bay Aquarium (http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/) and John Steinbeck’s “Cannery Row”, you’ve surely seen the Moss Landing Power Plant. …but, did you … Continue reading

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Private Property, Trespassing, “Closed” Areas – an open discussion

During my various adventures out in the “wildlands” and suburbs of California it’s not uncommon to see barbed wire fences and various sorts of “No Trespassing” and “Private Property” signs. I’m sure most people that encounter these have some level … Continue reading

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Pacheco State Park on a Spring Day!

Pacheco State Park is not very well known in the California Bay Area. It’s just a bit southeast of the “slightly less unknown” and much bigger Henry Coe State Park. It’s just 5 miles east of the “Bell Station” entrance … Continue reading

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Murietta Falls in the Ohlone Wilderness

How many folks in the San Francisco Bay Area have heard of the highest local waterfall “Murietta Falls”, or the “Ohlone Wilderness”? If it was not a grueling hike to get there, I think “everyone” would have heard about it. … Continue reading

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Baby Elephant Seals at Ano Nuevo State Park

Ano Nuevo State Park, on the coast about an hour south of San Francisco, is an impressive breeding ground for the HUGE Northern Elephant Seal. http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=523 The seals come ashore from December to March to have their babies, then mate … Continue reading

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