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WIND WOLVES PRESERVE: HIKING THE WEST COAST’S LARGEST NONPROFIT NATURE PRESERVE

Rolling grasslands, wildflowers, wetlands, oak savannas, and pinyon forests converge to create one of the most uniquely diversified nature preserves in California.

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GOLD TO GHOST: RANDSBURG, CA

You’ll find lots of history and charm in this Mojave Desert living ghost town.  

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SAND CANYON: HIGHWAY 395

Sand Canyon (AOCE) provides sanctuary to over 100 species of birds and is the site of an historic LADWP Aqueduct Camp & swimming hole.

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FINDING TIBET IN TEHACHAPI

In 1994, a Yale graduate-turned-monk bought 318 acres in the mountains of Tehachapi, CA and built a Zen Buddhist monastery and spiritual retreat center for people to practice meditation and sincerely pursue awakening for the benefit of all beings.  

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AMALIE MILL & MINE

Dating back to 1894, the Amalie Mill & Mine near Caliente, CA remains one of the best preserved mining sites in and around Kern County.  

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