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Millerton Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (559)-822-2225 Email: plucero@mp.usbr.gov Distance: 2.93 miles

Friant Dam on the San Joaquin River, forms Millerton Lake. The dam and lake are features of the Central Valley Project - Friant Division. Millerton Lake is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, approximately 15 miles east of Fresno, CA offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Reclamation is assisting the State Parks and Recreation to develop the San Joaquin trail that will a...

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San Joaquin River Gorge Special Recreation Management Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (661)-391-6000 Email: pdewitt@blm.gov Distance: 3.63 miles

The Dumna and Kechayi Native Americans people once occupied the Management Area and surrounding lands. It is from their language that we derive the names of the trails contained within the Management Area. The Pa'san Ridge Trail (pa'san translates to pine nut) is a six-mile loop trail. This trail takes one into the chaparral clothed uplands where they will encounter mountain lilac (ceanothus), man...

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Squaw Leap Mgmt. Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (916)-985-4474 Distance: 5.89 miles

The Squaw Leap Area is located at the upper portion of Millerton Lake and is accessed through the town of Auberry, CA. The area is managed by BLM with trail heads for the San Joaquin trail. The trail leads through chaparral uplands with mountain lilac, manzanita, mahogany and many shrubs and annual wildflowers. The trails leading from Squaw Leap Area include a 6 mile loop through the northern po...

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Hensley Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (559)-673-5151 Distance: 13.33 miles

Less than an hour drive northeast of Fresno in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada enroute to Yosemite National Park. Lake activities include water skiing, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, and camping.

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Eastman Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (559)-689-3255 Distance: 21.30 miles

Just one hour north of Fresno in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Rolling oak-covered hills provide a scenic and restful setting for fishing, boating, and hiking.

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John Krebs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.37 miles

The John Krebs Wilderness now contains a total of 39,740 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 2009 the John Krebs Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Joshua Tree Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.37 miles

The Joshua Tree Wilderness now contains a total of 594,502 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1976 the Joshua Tree Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an...

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Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.37 miles

The Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 5,585 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 2009 the Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In...

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Magic Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.37 miles

The Magic Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 12,282 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 2009 the Magic Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an a...

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Mount Lassic Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.37 miles

The Mount Lassic Wilderness now contains a total of 7,279 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 2006 the Mount Lassic Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...

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Owens River Headwaters Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.37 miles

The Owens River Headwaters Wilderness now contains a total of 14,721 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 2009 the Owens River Headwaters Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for s...

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Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.37 miles

The Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness now contains a total of 26,757 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 2009 the Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitud...

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Red Buttes Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.37 miles

The Red Buttes Wilderness now contains a total of 19,940 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. California contains approximately 16,190 acres. Oregon contains approximately 3,750 acres. In 1984 the Red Buttes Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary oppor...

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Sanhedrin Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.37 miles

The Sanhedrin Wilderness now contains a total of 10,571 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 2006 the Sanhedrin Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "......

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South Fork San Jacinto Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.37 miles

The South Fork San Jacinto Wilderness now contains a total of 20,217 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 2009 the South Fork San Jacinto Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for s...

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Ancient Bristlecone Scenic Byway (Route 168) National Park

Phone: (760)-873-2500 Distance: 23.37 miles

This Scenic Highway begins on the outskirts of Bishop in the Owens Valley. Owens Valley, at 4,000 feet in elevation, is a high plains landscape replete with glorious fall colors, gorgeous spring wild-flowers and year-round fishing in the Owens River. It climbs through pinyon-juniper woodlands, up into the Inyo National Forest.

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Chimney Peak Back Country Byway National Park

Phone: (661)-391-6000 Distance: 23.37 miles

Chimney Peak Back Country Byway is a rugged trek through some of California's best desert landscapes. Passing along over 50,000 acres of designated wilderness, this road-less-traveled offers a close glimpse of untrammeled territory as the Sierra Nevada range gives way to the Mojave Desert ecosystem. As the native habitat of charismatic animals such as mule deer, mountain lion, black bear, bobc...

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Death Valley Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (760)-786-3200 Distance: 23.37 miles

A gateway to over 3.3 million acres of spectacular scenery, expansive vistas, rare desert wildlife, and historical and cultural sites; this byway travels through sculpted hills and shifting sand dunes and even dips below sea level. Death Valley features the lowest point and the hottest place in North America.

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Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (530)-694-2475 Email: frogmail@caltel.com Distance: 23.37 miles

Travel Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway and experience glacially carved valleys and canyons, ancient volcanic peaks, and rugged granite snow-capped ridges. Two State Park gateways feature the northernmost groves of giant sequoias in the U.S. Driving on this narrow asphalt ribbon brings the backcountry up close, renewing spirit and body.

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Feather River Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (800)-326-2247 Email: pcvb@psln.com Distance: 23.37 miles

Climbing over the Sierra's crest and through Beckwourth Pass to the east, the Feather River Scenic Byway offers memorable sights such as waterfalls, gigantic rock outcroppings, forested slopes, and delicate meadows. This U.S. Forest Service Scenic Byway traverses steep canyon walls and high mountain valleys, past grasslands, oak woodlands, mixed conifer, and high desert chaparral. Covered br...

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Jacinto Reyes Scenic Byway (Route 33) National Park

Phone: (805)-968-6640 Distance: 23.37 miles

Less than a two-hour drive from Los Angeles, the Jacinto Reyes Scenic Byway links California's Gold Coast with the arid interior lands of the Cuyama and San Joaquin Valleys. Even with the proximity to the Los Angeles metropolis, you will notice a feeling of solitude as you wind through the mostly undeveloped open space of the valley. Magnificent views of the geology and natural plant life un...

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Kings Canyon Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (559)-338-2251 Distance: 23.37 miles

The Kings Canyon Scenic Byway is internationally significant for its unique scenic and geologic displays. Highway 180 is a showcase of nature's wonderland. The largest species of trees on earth, the giant sequoia, and one of the deepest canyons in America, the Kings Canyon, are two outstanding tributes to the natural beauty found here. You will experience dramatic changes in vegetation, wildli...

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Lee Vining Canyon Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (800)-400-4867 Distance: 23.37 miles

Flanked by the Ansel Adams and Hoover Wilderness Areas and Yosemite National Park, Lee Vining Canyon Scenic Byway takes you through glacier and volcano-created scenery; a dichotomous conflict between two primal elements.

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Modoc Volcanic Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (530)-233-5811 Distance: 23.37 miles

Known as the "land of rocks that float and mountains of glass," this byway takes the traveler on a journey through geological and historical sights that defy description.

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Palms To Pines Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (909)-659-5748 Distance: 23.37 miles

This route showcases a scenic forested island along the southern California desert divide. Traveling from a desert oasis to snow-peaked mountains, this route is unparalled in the array of wild land beauty offered.This route is within two hours driving times from the Los Angeles metropolis. The scenic byway is an excellent opportunity to introduce non-traditional forest users to the recreational ...

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