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horse back rides.
beat the heat, crowds & rates of summer. cool mountain air, wildflowers & great California scenery make this time of year best for horse back riding. a fun treat for the family, a romantic adventure or a weekend blast out with your old pals. rides located near or within NFS lands.
volunteer clean-ups
Trash is killing our beloved California condors!! Yep. You read it right. Recent studies show the nearly extinct birds are being poisoned to death. These precious animals of the wild are ingesting lead, found in bullet casings litter, from lazy shooters or hunters. Do your part to help clean up the forest lands you love.
secluded back roads.
the best way to loose the tourists fast, is to make a hard right onto the first one lane dirt road you see. SUV ready, waypoint it, mark it on map & just drive. yep, drive until the road ends. best swim holes, fishing, meadows, hikes, mtn. biking & camping spots can be found way the heck back here
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