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Backpack to Mount Conness

When I am hiking in the Tioga Pass area, I always look for those unique peaks that serve as landmarks and Mount Conness is one of those, but I have never been to its top. When a hiking buddy mentioned backpacking to it via Young Lakes, I jumped at the chance.

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Register Now For Mountain Heritage Days Parade

OAKHURST – The 18th Annual Mountain Heritage Days Parade steps off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, and now is the time to register your entry. The early registration deadline is Monday, Sept. 1. Applications submitted before this date have a reduced entry fee rate of $15, and after that the registration fee is $20. Late entries will be ...

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Summer Activites At Children's Museum

OAKHURST – Summer is time for fun and time for learning at the Children’s Museum of the Sierra in Oakhurst. Kids and their parents are welcome to join Museum volunteers for an hour or so of entertaining and educations activities. The schedule for August:

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New Nelder Grove Online Information

We have a very special grove of Giant Sequoias close to Oakhurst called Nelder Grove, and a new and much improved website is now up and running. You can access the website at http://www.neldergrove.org. You can also download the interpretive guide with an easy click of the mouse, along with maps, trails, and other interesting wildlife, plant and historical information ...

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Mariposa Grove to Biledo Meadows Hike

White, orange, yellow, blue, and purple flowers showed off for us on this hike. Some were striped and some had dots. We also saw bugs and butterflies flitting around the flowers. We even saw young bucks still in velvet and we almost got hit by a mob of turkeys while flying home. What a nice hike that was close by ...

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Join The Willow Creek Tour

NORTH FORK – The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association Summer Tour series continues on Saturday, July 26 with the Willow Creek Tour. Join Marcia Freedman, author of “Willow Creek History” as she shares some of the history of the Willow Creek area. Take a short walk to Chilcoot Lake and then hike down to the confluence of Chilcoot Creek and ...

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Hiking Up To The Dana Lakes

Clear blue skies, then puffy white clouds, then came the rain and hail. All that Mother Nature had planned for us only made the high mountain lakes and gorgeous wildflowers more amazing. We even had a critter say howdy as we hiked just outside of Yosemite National Park in the Tioga Pass area.

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