Category Archives: Recreation

Edwards Crossing – Nevada County – “for the last time?”

Edwards Crossing, for the last time? Edwards Crossing is a bridge over the South Yuba River a few miles East of Nevada City. The bridge itself is over one hundred years old and is no longer capable of holding the weight of forest fire equipment. We had heard a rumor that the bridge was going to […]

Girl Camper Weekend – Inntown Campground – Nevada City – Nevada County

Dan and Erin Thiem are owner operators of the outsideinn in Nevada City as well as the new year around Camping, Glamping and RVing inntowncampground. Below is a recent blog post from the Inntown Campground’s website blog,….enjoy 😉 GIRL CAMPER WEEKEND Last weekend the Inn Town Campground hosted a Girl Camper weekend with Girl Camper Ambassador Janine Pettit.  When […]

49th Gold Country Scout Group, BPSA-US – Grass Valley – Nevada County Camp. Hike. Whittle. Whistle. Bring your whole family or just come on your own. This co-ed, all-age traditional outdoor scouting program was developed and refined over 40 years starting in 1907 by the Father of Scouting and Chief Scout of the World, Lord Robert  Baden-Powell. The nostalgia we have for scouting days of old exists […] – Auburn, Ca. – Placer County

Auburn is our “Big City” neighbor to the West. Home Depot, Best Buy, Old Town and ….Ikeda’s! Ikedas isn’t big shopping, it’s a combination of a country market and burger stand. We’ve been stopping in at Ikedas since the 70’s, it’s one of Auburn’s secret spots! ” Welcome to Auburn Magazine. We are a […]

Still Wild – Greg Aiello

We got into a discussion on our Facebook Group Page (by the way, you are all invited to join our Facebook Group Page – Forest Living California) about Greg Aiello. I remembered Greg’s show “Motion” which was on a random tv channel called the Live Well Network about, I don’t know, ten years ago. Our good […]

Lake Alpine – Alpine County

While we are all staying at Station Two Airbnb and before we get something to eat with a beverage or two at The Lube Room Saloon  in Dorrington,Ca why don’t we take a drive up the hill to Ebbetts Pass and Lake Alpine 😉 Lake Alpine is a reservoir in Alpine County, California, formed by Alpine Dam on […] – Tahoe City, Ca. – Placer County

Arlene and I decided to beat the heat here in Grass Valley last Tuesday by taking Gold Country Photography and Forestlivingcalifornia on a quiet, meandering rafting trip on the Truckee River, we didn’t know we were also going to get a Workout 😉 I saw an ad on Instagram by for what they called $20 Tuesday […]

Tahoe Jack’s Adventure Authority – Lake Tahoe’s premiere adventure tour operator

We are very excited to announce that we have added  Tahoe Jack’s Adventure Authority to the center of our menu bar! is Lake Tahoe’s premiere adventure tour operator providing unbelievable adventures in both Summer and Winter. (Summer Adventures from May 15- Oct 15 and Winter Adventures from Dec 15 – Apr 15). Tapping or clicking […]

Donner Summit Tunnel trail


Summit Tunnel Hike at the Rainbow Bridge overlook For something unique, the 3.0 Summit Tunnel Hike at the Rainbow Bridge overlook takes you along petroglyphs (walls built by Chinese immigrant railroad workers in the mid-1800s) and into the creepy-yet-cool tunnels of the old railroad. From the trailhead, keep heading west and up the incline to […]