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Trees of Mystery Klamath, CA

    Anticipating our slow speed trip down the Pacific Coast I pursued a “Visit California” online article looking for places to visit.  One of the featured stops was the Trees of Mystery road side attraction.  Normally we prefer more natural settings, but this was close to our campground and we had the time.  So, what the hell lets visit!  We were truly surprised and pleased that we had decided to do so. Don’t be put off by the giant, talking Paul Bunyan and Babe his blue ox, that can offer a very personal welcome. First off, the End of the Trail  museum, located in the back of the expansive gift shop, is one of the best small museums that we have visited.  It’s a comprehensive collection of Native American history and artifacts.  The visit here costs nothing, but worth much more.  It reminded me in a way of Charlie Eagle Plume’s small establishment just outside of Allenspark, Colorado.  The place will easily consume an hour of your time, and possibly more.  Nations from the coasts, m

Hiking the Oregon Coast from Sunset Bay to Cape Arago

  The hiking trail from Sunset Bay to Cape Arago is about five miles long, and traverses the cliffside of the Oregon coast.  The trail meanders through Sitka Spruce, Hemlock and lush ground cover.  Form time to time you can drop down off of the trail to a small cove or beach that dot the coastline.  Here is a view of my several hours on the trail. Sunset Bay Norton Gulch Shore Acres Pavillon Simpson Beach Simpson Reef and the Sea lion Rookery South Cove from Cape Arago