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California Coastal National Monument- California’s Golden Parks (155)

In this adventure, Huell visits the California Coastal National Monument which runs the entire length of the California coast (1,100 miles) between Oregon and Mexico, extends 12 nautical miles from the shoreline, and encompasses thousands of BLM administered islands, rocks, exposed reefs, and pinnacles above mean high tide. Cooperatively managed with other federal, state, local  Continue Reading »

Carpinteria State Beach-California’s Golden Parks (141)

Carpinteria State Beach is just twelve miles south of Santa Barbara and is a great family destination that offers a mile of beach for swimming, surfing, fishing, tidepool exploring and camping. Huell learns about all of this, plus how Carpinteria got its name and the role that naturally-occurring tar played in its history. 2006

Pismo Clams- California’s Gold (5003)

Huell travels to Pismo Beach on the coast 10 miles south of San Luis Obispo, and learns how its famous clams, plentiful in the region at the turn of the century, did their part in creating an image for one of the last of the classic California beach towns. Contacts: Pismo Beach Convention and Visitors  Continue Reading »

Manhattan Beach- The Bench (013)

Huell spends the morning in Manhattan Beach.