Home to the Pacific Crest and John Muir Trails, this region’s visitors will experience serene lakes, majestic falls, amazing granite rock formations and the giant sequoias in McKinley Grove.

From downhill & cross country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter, to backpacking, rock climbing, water sports and world class sailing in the summer, recreation activities abound – or one can just enjoy the incredible mountain scenery.


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