Quaking Aspen

Springville, California, United States | Campground
 

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Big, Fat Trees

A travel blog entry by farnie10

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... widest or oldest tree. It is the largest tree in the World due to it's volume. Equivalent to 743,500 x 2L milk bottes!!!

We also managed to score an amazing campsite, due to our willingness to occupy a "walk-in" site...all 20m from the car... But our grand tour of the National Parks was about to hit a major snag due to stupid, rich, old men arguing about money...

[7,560 miles on the road]

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Big, Old Trees

A travel blog entry by avpadventure

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... They are able to grow so large because of the climate and their spongy protective bark that grows thicker each year. They are nearly fire and bug proof Our motorcycle was a great way to get around the joint National Parks that are also bordered by a National Forest. (see photo) While the Panorama viewpoint gave a great view of the Canyon, it did not ...

Yosemite and Sequoia

A travel blog entry by crittykay

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... the ideal growing conditions for these beast to grow to their size. Our first stop was General Sherman. It is the largest living organism in the world and is estimated to be 1200 years old. Another words, That ***** is BIG and old! See attached pics.... Woke up to another beautiful day, June 30, left by way of the Giant Forest, to have one last look at the trees, and now we are heading to Monterey, CA to pick up Jake. Can't wait ...

Trees, Trees and More Trees

A travel blog entry by alindai

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... forest area because he was having problems which made us a bit uncomfortable at leaving him on his own. We told him we would try and get him some help and continued on, when we got to the museum an ambulance was waiting, they had been called because two young people who suffered with asthma were having trouble breathing so we were able to tell them about the man on the pathway and they handled it from there.

We managed ...

The Trees Say "Hello" & So Do a Bunch of Tourists

A travel blog entry by thequestforps

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... on this trail. Then I nearly got lost.

At one point, the trail sign was confusing & I was headed up an area called "Bear Hill" when my instincts suddenly told me seeing a bear when I'm solo on the trail would not be so cool & turn around. So I did & shortly found the museum there after. Turns out, Bear Hill actually starts at the museum & leads into the trail I was on. The museum was alright, just your typical tree-hugger stuff. Ate lunch & took off ...

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