Monthly Archives: December 2019

North Dome Trail, inc. Indian Rock (Yosemite National Park, CA)

Most visitors seeking views of Yosemite Valley from above will drive out to the end of the Glacier Point Road for a fantastic, but crowded, vista. Those looking for a greater challenge with arguably greater payoff, however, should consider the … Continue reading

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Ben Johnson-Bootjack Trail Loop (Muir Woods National Monument, CA)

The redwood groves of Muir Woods National Monument, while lovely, have a people problem. Within a half-mile radius of the park’s tiny visitor center, there are scores and scores of visitors. Yet the western stretches of the park—or better yet, … Continue reading

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