Category: Trek The Trail

The Couple Behind The Mystery Ice Cave Couch

If you’re looking for a healthy hike with an interesting story, read on. By Mara Dobyns – photos submitted Living in the mountains has its perks, stumbling upon random couches built out of a tree in the middle of the forest happens to be one of them thanks to John and Mary Lewis, the creative minds behind the ice cave couch. Mary who has been visiting the area to spend time with her grandma since she was a little girl has been creating fond memories vacationing and exploring for the past 39 years. She says they originally got the...

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Take a Healthy Hike or Bike on one of our Favorite Local Trails

  By Mara Dobyns Mountain Bikers Love Our Historic Bizz Johnson Trail and Susanville Ranch Park Trails. The historic Bizz Johnson Trail is spread across 26 miles between Westwood and Susanville with crossings over the Susan River, bridges and trestles. “The scenic ride is a favorite and has landed quite a few mountain bikers in Westwood, according to Ryan Gibbs, owner of Buffalo Chips Pizza in Westwood. The Bizz Johnson Trail winds 25.4 miles from Susanville to Mason Station. For the first 16 miles, the trail chases the Susan River. The rugged Susan River Canyon will take you across...

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Take The Scenic Route Bicycling Bidwell Park Chico CA

Take The Scenic Route Bicycling Bidwell Park Chico, CA By Mara Dobyns Pack a lunch, grab a friend, and go enjoy the refreshing trails of Bidwell Park in Chico.  According to “Bidwell Park is “divided” by Manzanita Avenue. The area west of Manzanita Avenue is referred to as Lower Park and the area to the east is referred to as Upper Park. The noticeable difference between Upper and Lower Park is the terrain. Upper Park is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It has steep terrain and contains many rock formations, including the unique Chico Formation...

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