Some images from my day of aimless wandering - lovely landscapes and lots of dirt roads.
Another place in the park that hardly anyone visits is The Cinder Cone. While Lassen Peak itself last erupted a mere 100 years ago, this volcano has been quiet for about 400 years. A blink of an eye in geological time. Lassen and the surrounding mountains make up the southern-most end of the Cascade range.... Continue Reading →
In September my husband and I took a spur-of-the-moment trip to northern California. Lassen is a park we wanted to visit a few years ago, but in late May the roads were still closed due to a huge amount of snow. We stayed below 8000 feet in the Eastern Sierras/Mono Lake area, so it wasn't... Continue Reading →
Way out on the end of what I call the pointy part of Wisconsin is Rock Island. It's a state park and no motorized vehicles are allowed. You need to take two ferries to get there, but once you land it's pretty great. Everyone scatters and finds trails that wind all over. You can tell... Continue Reading →