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September 13, 2016

Visit Wilder Ranch State Historic Park in Santa Cruz, CA!

Wilder Ranch State Park is a California State Park located on the Pacific Ocean coast north of Santa Cruz, California. Wilder Ranch State Park covers approximately 7,000 acres with 34 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails winding through coastal terraces and valleys.

Wilder Ranch is an great spot for long yet simple hikes. The ranch has a long 10 mile round trip hike to the recreation center’s northern border at the Twin Gates Entrance, yet there are pleasant shorter hi...

August 01, 2016

Explore Point Pinos Lighthouse

Point Pinos Lighthouse is the oldest and continuously operating lighthouse anywhere on the Pacific Grove, Monterey. Technically, it is the second lighthouse ever built after Alcatraz but was never destroyed or decommissioned while Alcatraz is somewhat older and its lighthouse demolished so, later it was rebuilt outside the prison walls.

Built in 1855, the Point Pinos Lighthouse is on the northernmost tip of the Peninsula. The light is a third-order Fresnel lens with lenses, prisms and...

May 02, 2016

Explore Henry W. Coe State Park!

Henry W. Coe State Park is a state park of California, USA, saving a boundless tract of the Diablo Range. It is situated in Santa Clara and Stanislaus districts. The recreation center contains more than 89,000 sections of land, making it the biggest state park in northern California, and the second-biggest in the state. Overseen inside its limits is an assigned wild territory of around 22,000 sections of land. This is authoritatively known as the Henry W. Coe State Wilderness, yet locally as ...