Monthly Archives: March 2009

Curt Gowdy State Park: The Chameleon

Visit the Chameleon, the ruler of Curt Gowdy State Park. You’ll find him and Hidden Falls by taking Crow Creek Trail, looping back on Mo’Rocka. Highlights: A lovely little spring or late season trek following Middle Crow Creek to its mysterious Hidden Falls. An optional loop back climbs to the plateau where a great megalith–the Chameleon–rules […]

The Indian Canyons of Palm Springs, CA

Professional education took me to Palm Springs, California in January, 2009.  My friend Dan spent time in the area while in the Air Force.  “It’s ugly” is all he said.  Dan loves granite peaks and pines.  But Dan, I don’t think you made it to any of the Indian Canyons. The broad Coachella valley is dry.  […]