Winter hiking on the Redbud Trail

One of the best places from Fall-Spring to walk your dog or ride your horse on 27,245 acres just 5 miles east of Clearlake, off Hwy 20: the Redbud Trail. This is part of a larger area in the proposed Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument with approximately 350,000 acres (about …

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Boggs Trailwork During Rainy Season

Recent heavy rains have been useful to observe the action of water on trails. Here’s a small crew at Boggs Mountain working to outslope a problematic segment so that water sheets off the trail. Besides trailwork, you can burn off those gingerbread cookies by signing up with the Friends of …

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A Clark’s Island Visitor

Last spring, we discovered a delightful critter on the floating island right next to Clark’s Island in Clearlake Oaks. These mallards were curious as well. River otters are common not just on Clear Lake but also in Highland Springs Reservoir. Learn more about Clark’s Island.