California’s landscape is as diverse as its people. From foggy coastlines to dry endless deserts, lush green mountains to rolling hills of vineyards. A morning of snow boarding in the mountains and then ocean kayaking at sunset. This glorious Golden State offers it all.


California A to Z

California Lakes List

California Parks & Forests

California Rivers List

California Wilderness List

California Google Maps

Autumn Bliss Hike

California Back Roads

The paved and dirt back roads of California & Baja. Camping, budget travel options & luxury mountain cabins. All parks, forests, lakes, waterfalls, caves, petroglyphs, ghost towns, wineries, organic farms & lots of dirt. Outdoor recreation, from kayaking to mountain biking, fly fishing to snowboarding, all over the west coast.

Total Escape, celebrating 25 years online in 2021

Launch @ Reyes Peak Trailhead
Primitive Camps on the Back Roads
fout springs
fout springs


California, off the beaten path