Tag: wildflowers

Oh, Poppies! Box Springs Mountain

I have to backtrack and share our hikes in the springtime. I normally share our adventure stories in chronological order but I was too excited to tell you about the glamping trip that I skipped over some of our springtime hikes. This is a hike we did back in March while chasing wildflowers. I entered

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Carrizo Plain National Monument

Carrizo Plan National Monument is 151 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Two popular destinations in southern California during the wildflower season (March-April) are Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve. Pictures from there are breathtaking but they don’t allow dogs on the trails. And you know how I feel about hiking without Xena. On

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Road Trip Final Day: Ontario Ridge

This may be the best coastal hike we’ve done so far! You can do this loop either clockwise or counterclockwise. We happened to do it counterclockwise and at the end we were glad we chose to do it this way. If you are like me and have acrophobia, I recommend doing it this way as well. There

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