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H2 Flows!

With all this wild weather, you’ve just gotta go with the flow. And go to the flow! Here are three waterfalls to check out after winter rains. H2-Oh!

Week 02.18.2016
Regions Northern CA

Wicked Waterworks

Mount Diablo Winter Waterfall

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Despite its devilish hot name, Mount Diablo has a cooler, splashier side. Heavy winter rains create a collection of six scenic waterfalls encircling the mountain’s rugged northern canyons. Take the grand tour on this 5-mile loop with a gentle climb up Donner Canyon Road to the…
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Getaway Time

City of San Luis Obispo Late Winter Getaway

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Isn’t it time you took things SLO? It’s actually much easier than you think. San Luis Obispo (SLO) is centrally located just a few hours from San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s a Central Coast getaway with a secret: In February and March it’s absolutely awesome, with green…
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Dawn Ho!

Dawn Falls in Baltimore Canyon

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Tucked at the end of a sleepy residential street in Larkspur, it’s easy to miss the narrow path that drops into Baltimore Canyon Open Space Preserve, where serene redwoods resemble a condensed Muir Woods—without the crowds! The big winter draw? Dawn Falls, a majestic display of…
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Hidden Long Ridge

Peters Creek Hike in Long Ridge

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After heavy rains, the rolling headwaters of Peters Creek in Long Ridge Open Space Preserve pulsate along the forest floor via a series of small waterfalls that cut grooves in sandstone boulders. See it on a 4.5-mile loop hike starting from the Grizzly Flat parking lot. Wind 0.…
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