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Red Elephant Mine Trail National Park

4 Activites Phone: (707)-468-4000 Email: jhildenb@blm.gov Distance: 122.24 miles

This challenging off-highway vehicle trail is about 8 miles long. Beginning near the top of Round Mountain, the first section of the trail winds around 2 wildlife watering ponds. A steep downhill section leads to a narrow ridge top, overlooking grasslands and streams leading to Hunting Creek. The trail continues to a challenging stream crossing, then back up a narrow cross-hill section to a series...

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Walker Lake Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (775)-885-6000 Email: ccfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 123.00 miles

The 30,000-acre, 12 mile long by 5 mile wide lake has a shoreline that varies from steep and rocky on the west side to sandy beaches on its east side.. Walker Lake is an oasis for migratory birds including the common loon, snow geese, and white pelicans, several species of grebe, brants, and harlequin ducks. Snowy plovers feed along the shoreline and American avocets and black-necked stilts wade t...

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Eastman Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (559)-689-3255 Distance: 123.37 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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Yuki Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (707)-825-2300 Email: bcann@blm.gov Distance: 125.01 miles

The Yuki Wilderness now contains a total of 53,717 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 2006 the Yuki 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 sol...

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Los Banos Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (209)-826-1198 Distance: 125.12 miles

The Los Banos Dam and Reservoir are on Los Banos Creek above the San Luis Canal, near Los Banos, California. The dam and reservoir are features on the Central Valley Project - San Luis Unit. The reservoir has 620 water surface acres and 12 miles of shoreline. The recreation area offers trails following the Path of the Padres, a boat and hiking trail. The Path leads to the baths used by the padre...

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Ansel Adams Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 125.97 miles

The Ansel Adams Wilderness now contains a total of 231,533 acres and is managed by the Forest Service and the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1964 the Ansel Adams Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunit...

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Farallon National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (510)-792-0222 Email: sfbaynwrc@fws.gov Distance: 130.40 miles

The Farallon National Wildlife Refuge is a group of islands located 28 miles west of San Francisco. It sustains the largest sea bird breeding colony south of Alaska and contains 30 percent of California's nesting sea birds. Thirteen species, adding up to one-quarter of a million individuals, breed here, including the largest colonies of Brandt's cormorant and western gull found anywhere. T...

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Hensley Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (559)-673-5151 Distance: 132.46 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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Sierra Vista Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (559)-683-4636 Email: ysvb@yosemitethisyear.com Distance: 133.50 miles

The byway meanders for 100 miles through outstanding scenery with remarkable views of the crest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Visitors will see massive granite domes, majestic peaks, sheer canyon walls formed by the San Joaquin river, and expansive high mountain meadows.Evidence of glaciation is present at sites along the Byway at Arch Rock, Jackass Rock, Globe Rock and more. A mild, half-mile w...

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Devils Postpile National Monument Park

Rank: 233 6 Activites Email: DEPO_Visitor_Information@nps.gov Distance: 133.93 miles

Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devils Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery. The formation is a rare sight in the geologic world and ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. Its columns tower 60 feet high and display an unusual symmetry.

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Thousand Lakes Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 134.79 miles

The Thousand Lakes Wilderness now contains a total of 16,335 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1964 the Thousand Lakes 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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Grimes Point/Hidden Cave Archaeological Site

5 Activites Phone: (702)-885-6000 Email: ccfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 135.17 miles

Grimes Point area was first visited by Native Americans 8,000 or more years ago and is one of the largest and most accessible petroglyph sites in the United States. The Grimes Point Petroglyph Trail, an easy hike directly behind the parking area provides viewing of several hundred boulders covered with rock art dating back 6,000 years. The self-guided interpretive trail that was constructed in 19...

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Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (510)-792-0222 Email: sfbaynwrc@fws.gov Distance: 136.06 miles

Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge is located in Santa Cruz County within the Monterey Bay area. The refuge, established in 1975 to protect the endangered Santa Cruz long-toed salamander, supports two of the eight known breeding populations of the salamander. The threatened California red legged frog and the California tiger salamander, a candidate for listing under the Endangered Sp...

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Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (707)-825-2300 Email: bcann@blm.gov Distance: 136.70 miles

The Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness now contains a total of 181,510 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1964 the Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities an...

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San Justo Reservoir National Park

4 Activites Phone: (408)-637-8218 Distance: 138.35 miles

San Justo Dam and Reservoir are features of the San Felipe Project. The reservoir is approximately 3 miles southwest of Hollister, California . Facilities open for use Wednesday through Sunday. Operation hours: sunrise to sunset. Good access roads. The park offers recreation to anglers, boaters, windsurfers, picnickers, and mountain bikers. Boat size restricted to 16 feet. Gas engines prohi...

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Little Panoche Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (209)-826-0463 Distance: 139.57 miles

Little Panoche Dam is a feature of the Central Valley Project - San Luis Unit. The area is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Access by foot only. Parking lot provided. Nearest main highway, I-5. Nearest community, Los Banos (18 miles north of Dam). Birdwatching, sightseeing, picnicking, and nature study allowed. Hunting of all game species in season. Fishing allowed in the pool. Predomi...

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Sierra National Forest Park

2 Activites Email: public_affairs@fs.fed.us Distance: 140.97 miles

Activities on the Forest ----Select One------Accessible Recreation OpportunitiesBoatingCampingFirearm SafetyFishingHikingHorseback Riding/Pack StationsLakesMining RegulationsNational Recreation Reservation SystemOff-Highway VehiclesRecreation Residence ProgramPetsScenic BywaysViewing Autumn ColorsWildernessWhite Water RaftingWinter Sports         HELP US PROTECT YOUR FORESTSPlease preserve and pro...

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Redding Recreation Management Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (916)-224-2100 Email: wkuntz@blm.gov Distance: 141.53 miles

The Redding Field Office encompasses approximately 9,914,000 acres within the north central portion of California. BLM administered public lands total approximately 257,000 acres scattered throughout the middle and lower elevations of the resource area. Over 1,000 individual parcels of BLM administered land range in size from a fraction of an acre to over 28,000 acres. Lake Shasta, Mount Shast...

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Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (831)-728-2822 Email: questionsforus@elkhornslough.org Distance: 141.61 miles

Elkhorn Slough is one of the relatively few undisturbed coastal wetlands remaining in California. The main channel of the slough, which winds inland nearly seven miles, is flanked by a broad salt marsh second in size only to San Francisco Bay. More than 400 species of invertebrates, 80 species of fish and 200 species of birds have been identified in Elkhorn Slough. The channels and tidal creeks...

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Squaw Leap Mgmt. Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (916)-985-4474 Distance: 143.40 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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San Joaquin River Gorge Special Recreation Management Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (661)-391-6000 Email: pdewitt@blm.gov Distance: 143.66 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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Millerton Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (559)-822-2225 Email: plucero@mp.usbr.gov Distance: 143.90 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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Lassen Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (530)-257-2151 Distance: 144.11 miles

Winding through both Lassen National Forest and Lassen Volcanic National Park, the Lassen Scenic Byway is one of the most scenic drives in California. The 185-mile loop can be traveled in only a day, but it's best to take the time to appreciate its beauty and diversity by making frequent stops to hike, take photos, fish, camp, and just enjoy the fascinating nature that surrounds you. Make a stop ...

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Panoche/Tumey Hills National Park

5 Activites Phone: (831)-630-5000 Email: dtmoore@blm.gov Distance: 144.51 miles

The Panoche/Tumey/Griswold Hills, rising out of the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, provide a wealth of recreation opportunities, are rich in upland game, provide significant habitat for endangered species of plants and animals, and contain significant paleontological resources. Visitor service improvements are now complete at the new day use facilities, including a parking area, a shade ...

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Kaiser Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 144.80 miles

The Kaiser Wilderness now contains a total of 22,700 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1976 the Kaiser 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 "...increa...

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