Category: Wilderness Destination

A List of the 59 US National Parks

February 1st, 2018 by Three people sitting with view of Half Dome | National Park Yosemite, California

“The establishment of the National Park Service is justified by considerations of good administration, of the value of natural beauty as a National asset, and of the effectiveness of outdoor life and recreation in the production of good citizenship.”  – Theodore Roosevelt   I remember sitting in my elementary school history class,  I don’t remember […]

A Weekend Warrior’s Guide to Idyllwild, California

November 15th, 2016 by Justine holding a pine cone during hike at Suicide Rock, Idyllwild, California

  ​Idyllwild, California » Pronounced Idol-wild or Idle-wild   Nestled in the San Jacinto Mountains in Riverside County, Idyllwild is the largest of three unincorporated adjacent towns, with Pine Cove and Fern Valley.     Before this trip, I had never heard of Idyllwild, let alone could I point it out on a map; however, […]