Melanie's Hiking

Monthly Archives: February 2018

Trails hiked: San Emigdio Canyon Trail ………. 3 miles El Camino Viejo Mountain Bike Trail ……….. 0.4 miles Tule Elk Trail ………… 4.39 miles Elevation: Lowest……1416 feet Highest…..2308 feet Total trail hiked looped: 7.79 miles in 3 hours and 27 minutes burning 693 calories Wind Wolves Preserve is part of the Wildlands Conservancy that is located in Bakersfield and is the largest non-profit at 93,000 acres. Also, the Tule elk were reintroduced… Read More

The Wah Ki’o Trail is one of the nicest and relaxing trail that have beautiful landscape of table mountain, big meadow that goes far to the other side of the mountain and the view to the lake. The Wah Ki’o trail is located at the San Joaquin River Gorge Management Area. The trail is approximately over 4 miles from the parking lot. What I love about the trail was the traffic. It… Read More

If you’re thinking of going on a day hike this President’s Day, let me give you my top 5 hand-pickedĀ  hiking trails from my bucket list. Yosemite National Park – Vernon Fall to Nevada Fall Trail is roughly 8 miles loop round trip. Beautiful landscapes and waterfalls. Click here for map. Point Reyes National SeaShore – Coast Trail to Alamere Falls is 8 miles total. Enchanted forest to waterfall. Click here for… Read More

Big Sandy Bridge is located on the San Joaquin River Trail at the Millerton Lake State Recreation Area. Big Sandy Bridge is approximately 12.3 miles from the picnic area by Sky Harbor. Hiking to Big Sandy Bridge will take the whole day to complete, however there is a short 2 mile hike to get there by starting from the San Joaquin River Gorge Recreational Area. What I like about this trail are… Read More

High Peak Trail to Bear Gulch Cave is located at Pinnacles National Park. The park itself is roughly 45 minutes south of Gilroy. There is a park entrance fee of 25.00 dollars. The visitor center is open from 9:30am – 5pm. The link below can direct you to the national park’s website for more information on getting there. Pinnacles National Park direction According to my Samsung Gear Fit 2, I have completed… Read More