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Oct 28, 2014 - Eagle Lake...

As I mentioned in the last post, after departing Medford, Oregon we spent three nights camped on the south shore of Eagle Lake, approximately 16 miles north of Susanville, CA and 105 miles north of Reno, NV. Eagle Lake is the second largest natural lake in California and covers more than 22,000 acres with over 100 miles of shoreline. There are 5 campgrounds around the lake. Merrill is the largest campground on Eagle Lake with 173 sites and is only two miles from the Marina and Gallatin Beach. It was renovated in 2005 and now offers full and...

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Oct 27, 2014 - Traveling I-5 & more...

Running a few days behind in posting but thought I would share pics taken on our rainy drive on I-5 through a portion of California, not counting the Burney Falls photos I shared last time. I had forgotten what a pull I-5 is, especially around the Mt Shasta area. It was raining & the clouds were very low so we couldn't even see the mountain on this drive. And it's one of my favorites :( We spent three nights at Merrill Campground just outside of Susanville but I'll cover that next time. Too many pics for one post. I'll write a bit more next...

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Oct 25, 2014 - Burney Falls, CA...

Thursday morning we woke to more rain. A bit disappointing, since there was a slight chance of better weather as compared to yesterday. We hate pulling our home in the rain, but after checking the weather report it became obvious that storms were going to be in the area for several more days. We traveled I-5 southbound through Yreka, Weed & Mt Shasta. It was raining the entire time with low clouds & cool temps. We couldn't even see the mountain, such a bummer! We caught CA 89 & eventually saw the signs for Burney. We love coming to see...

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May 28, 2012 - Burney Falls

God bless all our military men and women, we appreciate you very much! We hope you all have a wonderful Memorial Day. We are in Burney Falls, California at the McArthur Burney Falls Memorial State Park. The park is huge with over 910 acres and absolutely beautiful! Burney Falls is unique because it is not fed by a river. It is fed by large springs both above and within the falls. It is hard to believe this massive waterfall pours out an average of 100-million gallons of water per day. The 129-foot waterfall has been called one of the most...

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May 23, 2012 - McArthur - Burney Falls

McArthur - Burney Falls Memorial State Park: most of State Park is underlain by the basalt of Rocky Ledge, a widespread lava flow that covers at least 43 square miles east & north of the town of Burney. This resistant basalt forms the lip of Burney Falls, it is the most prominent feature of the park. Height of Burney Falls - 129 ft, Depth of pool - 22 ft, Daily Flow - 100 million gallons.

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