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Walking up a Dirt Road: Worman’s Mill, Sunny Meadows to O’Neal’s Meadow Loop

Whose footsteps did I walk in this week? I sure didn’t expect to discover a connection to Hite’s Cove on my looped hike along Sunny Meadows and through O’Neil’s Meadows. Distance: 12.12 Miles (but you can go shorter or longer)Difficulty: ModerateElevation Range: 3,417′ to 4,862′Date: May 18, 2021CALTOPO: Worman’s Mill to Sonny Meadows and O’Neil Meadows LoopDog Hike: Maybe As ...

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Hiking to Hite’s Cove: It’s Poppy Season!

The Merced River Canyon’s Hite’s Cove Trail has reopened just in time for a glorious poppy extravaganza. It has been 3 long years since it was closed from the Ferguson Fire. If you don’t feel like going the distance that I did, the most concentrated area of poppies is within the first 1/2 mile or so. But that is also ...

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Discovering Wildflowers Along The Moss Creek Trail

With the Hite Cove area trails closed, where could we go to check out the Merced River Canyon poppies and other colorful wildflowers? We found a nice trail with lots of yellow poppies and color combinations of all kinds represented by other wildflowers. We also discovered that the wildflowers are running a little later than they were in previous years ...

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Hiking from Savage’s Trading Post up the Hite Cove Trail

Wildflowers are putting on a show in the Hite Cove area right now. Redbuds were in their prime and the poppies were looking mighty pretty, along with all other kinds and colors of flowers. And those Sierra Newts were out and about. Where: Sierra National Forest Distance: 9.24 Miles Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Elevation Range: 1,400′ – 1,694′ Date: April ...

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