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The Carrizo Plain National Monument!

What is it?
Where is it?
And why did we go there!


KCL Campground ~ The Carrizo National Plain ~ A Campground Fav!

Most people have never even heard of The Carrizo Plain.
We read a lot and we watch a lot of travel, camping and adventure YouTube videos, which often (really often) give us ideas of where to go!
So, who of you have heard of The Carrizo Plain?
It is in California.
It is 45 miles long and 10 miles wide.
Totals 250,000 acres.
Thanks Mr. Retired President Bill Clinton who designated this area as a national monument in 2001.
Thank you.
Because only 4% of California’s native grasslands remain.
Thank you Bill!
The Carrizo Plain has two primitive campgrounds ~ KCL & Selby.
We camped at KCL ~ join us!

Lexie’s Top 5 Adventures ~ A Labrador Retriever’s Version!

Someone was a little miffed that she was not included in our Top 5 Adventures!
She was barely even mentioned…
Uh oh.
So she wanted to share her Top 5 Adventures!
She too, had a hard time narrowing it down…

Top 5 Adventures ~ We Were Tagged!

So yeah, this is always fun!
And to be tagged in a third generation ~ very cool.
Super hard to narrow our top 5 adventures down, but hey, we did it!

California’s 395 Camping Trip Re-Cap ~ What Can Be Seen and Done in 10 Days!

And now for the human version of the same trip!

Museum of Western Film History ~ A Fun Little Stop in Lone Pine!

A super fun little stop in Lone Pine!

Tuttle Creek, Alabama Hills, CA ~ A Campground Fav!

Another great campground on California’s 395!
Great views.
A creek.
And some fish!

Arch Loop Trail & Mobius Arch ~ Alabama Hills!

I am sure this is the most popular hike in The Alabama Hills!
And Mobius Arch the most photographed rock formation in the area.
And the fact that the trailhead was walking distance from our campsite?
Even more easy.
And awesome!

Tinnemaha Campground ~ A Campground Fav!

A creek.
Only one other camper.
A view of the Sierras.
Stars galore.
And a creek.

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