The Castle Valley Trailhead is the gateway to a host of many popular outdoor destinations in the northern Sierra, including Castle Valley and Castle Peak, the Pacific Crest Trail, the Sierra Club’s Peter Grubb Hut, Hole in the Ground trail and the Donner Rim Trail.
Ackerson Meadow's unrivaled location and scenic beauty have also attracted the attention of developers.
In 2012, Santa Barbara voters overwhelmingly defeated a plan that could have led to the development of Veronica Meadows, once home to the Veronica Medicinal Springs Water Company.
Mount Eddy is named in honor of Olive Paddock Eddy, who in the 1880s became the first woman to climb this picture-perfect peak. Today, Mt.
In the past, this stunning coastal property was home to the family-run Wilcox Nursery. But after the nursery closed in 1972, would-be buyers eyed the site for development.
The majestic Sierra Buttes are a dramatic backdrop to the Northern Sierra's "Lakes Basin" and seemingly pristine landscape that few people realize was once actively mined as part of the Sierra Mother Lode, and has been fragmented into protected and unprotected parcels of property.
Established in 1956, Arcata's community forest is the oldest city-owned community forest west of the Rockies.
The 3,000-acre Webber Lake property is a look back in time. Once a stop along the Henness Pass Road, the original Webber Lake Hotel—built in the 1860s—still stands on the property.
In 2010, The Trust for Public Land protected more than two miles of Cold Stream, the remarkable Cold Stream Meadow, and nearly three miles of the popular Mount Lola Trail.
Bisected by a meandering section of the Little Truckee River, the
remote, snow-covered Perazzo Meadows property was in imminent danger of
being sold to developers until TPL and its partner, the Truckee Donner
Land Trust, purchased the land in 2009.