Category Archives: Camping

Camping at Big Pine Creek Campground – Inyo, CA

Big Pine Creek Campground may be a long drive for those of us in Southern California, but it’s well worth the extra mileage. Stunning views, awesome camp-sites, a winding creek (more like a river to those of us from SoCal) … Continue reading

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Camping at Saddleback Butte State Park – Lancaster, CA

Saddleback Butte State Park is essentially like a mini version of Joshua Tree National Park, but with far less variety (in terms of rock formations), and far fewer foot traffic. Though we only stayed two nights, I got a great … Continue reading

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Camping at Boulder Basin Campground – San Jacinto, CA

It’s hard to believe some of the imagery in this post, but I promise that every bit of it is 100% accurate and true. My trip to Boulder Basin Campground turned out to be a lot more exciting than I … Continue reading

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Camping at Sandy Flat Campground – Sequoia National Forest, CA

Sandy Flat Campground Directions: From Highway 99 take Highway 178 east to 4 miles west of Lake Isabella. Turn right on Borel Road then right on to the Old Canyon Road. Approximately two miles turn right into Sandy Flats Campground. … Continue reading

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Camping at Ryan Campground – Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Out of all the National Parks camping trips I’ve taken this past year, including visits to some of the nation’s absolute best (Yosemite, Kings Canyon, Sequioa, Death Valley, Saguaro, The Grand Canyon, and Bryce Canyon), my recent camping trip in … Continue reading

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Stovepipe Wells Campground – Death Valley National Park, CA

Immediately after Thanksgiving dinner I wrote up one of my favorite posts yet, called “Taking an Inventory“, which you should check out before continuing through this one. I was forced to race through the post because I had to meet … Continue reading

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