Sequoia Motel in Three Rivers
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... our minimal weather research was misguided. I hadn't noticed that the forecasts for cold and snow were at the highest elevations in the park, and we weren't going up that far. So we went to the park and picked a couple of easy hikes. The drive up was no joke. We were on crazy mountain roads that climbed up about 7,000 feet in maybe 20 miles. Somehow my fear of heights doesn't seem as bad when I'm in a car, but some of the turns were ...
... trout fishing tournament giving away a boat, car and $10,000. There are boat slips there for rental and I have never seen so many pontoon boats at one place, there must have been over 100.
We took a trip up a road past the campsite to see where it went. It followed the river and we found a Post Office that was built in 1890 that they still use. We went up the road for a few miles but the road started getting very rough and narrow and we needed to get home to see ...
... food is in the one location and the car is clean. Paul chuckles saying there are no bears in Sequoia, it's Yosemite we need to worry about. We arrive in Three Rivers and it's a bit of a ghost town. There's nothing here, hopefully we find somewhere for dinner tonight. We continue through to the national park. After a quick chat with the ranger who can tell us no more about tomorrows pending shutdown, we head towards General Sherman's tree. We're a ...
August 25th – Happy 97th Anniversary to the National Parks of America! We enjoyed the day exploring the Sequoia National Park & Forest along with the Kings Canyon National Park.
We hiked to the Largest Tree in the world, at 2,200 years old, the General Sherman is 275' tall, 103' circumference. How ...
... of cool to see open truck loads of carrots, onions, & lemons. From there, you hop on an obscure highway that is desolate, w/rolling hills of dead yellow grass. It's quite pretty actually & orange groves & other vegetation pop up along to way to add some lovely green to the mix. I saw a truck with three goats in the back, just goin' for a ride. Rad. And of course, a ton of John Deere tractors. =0)
Next is another obscure highway that is much ...
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