Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Bear Valley Springs

Steven and I took a recent mini-roadtrip to the tiny mountain town of Bear Valley Springs, CA. It is beautiful there - I saw more wildlife in two days there than I did in almost a week in Glacier National Park! Deer are everywhere (the same with rabbits, birds & squirrels) and we even saw some giant horse-sized Elk and a bobcat. I wish I had pictures of that!

Despite being just outside of Bakersfield (also known as the hottest dang place in the world) Bear Valley Springs gets a lot of snow. There wasn't any when we were there - in fact it was downright pleasant in the high 50's - but the weather report tells me that now, a few days after the fact, the whole mountain sits buried under a foot of snow.

I love living in a place with so many interesting things to see and do nearby. This mountaintop getaway was less than two hours from where we live! 


ifs ands Butts said...

Cali looks good on you friend!

Karm said...

What a fun get away!!
Love your photos!!

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SH said...

That looks amazing!

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Chelsea said...

that last photo is gorgeous!


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