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Channel Islands National Park

After yet another short four hour drive down the coast of California from Pinnacles National Park, we arrived to Ventura, CA where the Visitor Center is for Channel Islands. And boy oh boy, Channel Islands National Park…. what a gem.  This park does take a little bit of pre-planning. There are only three ways to get to the islands; by a private boat, a plane through Channel Islands Aviation, or – the most cost effective and popular option – by boat…

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Joshua Tree National Park

I’ve said it before, and probably/definitely will say it for every Cali park post…. Californians are SO lucky to have so many amazing places to visit. After we left Channel Islands (and picked up adventure pup from his amazing Rover doggy day care!), we headed over to Joshua Tree National Park – just a mere 3.5 hours away.  We entered through the North West station to grab my booklet, talk to the rangers, and make a game plan. I don’t…

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Parks

61* parks to visit! 58 down, 3 to go! Next up: Isle Royale Current Rankings (Click to see my personal rating system) Congaree (SC) Kenai Fjords (AK) New River Gorge (WV) Smoky Mountains (TN/NC) Denali (AK) Wrangell St Elias (AK) Olympic (WA) Grand Teton (WY) Voyageurs (MN) Hawaii Volcanoes (HI) Katmai (AK) Mammoth Cave (KY) Everglades (FL) Black Canyon of the Gunnison (CO) Great Sand Dunes (CO) Badlands (SD) Wind Cave (SD) Indiana Dunes (IN) Channel Islands (CA) Theodore Roosevelt…

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