Fall weather is finally upon us in Fresno, which means there is now a short window of time to enjoy nearby mountain hiking trails minus the heat of summer and before it gets too cold and snowy to … [Read more...] about 3 Stunning, Nearby Day Hikes to Enjoy Before Winter Arrives
It's officially spring! Spring is a favorite season for me because I'm most adventurous at 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Since the flowers are blooming and the air is clear (shout out to the … [Read more...] about 4 family-friendly activities to help you welcome spring in FresYes
I love to take people to see their first giant sequoia tree. You can kind of see them thinking, Yeah, yeah, yeah, we have big trees back home. But then they see their first sequoia and their minds are … [Read more...] about My Favorite Day Hike: Redwood Canyon/Hart Loop Trail
With warmer weather finally happening, the urge to get out and enjoy the season is strong. Therefore, we've decided to compile a list of FresYes posts focusing on activities that take advantage of … [Read more...] about FresYes Checklist: Take Advantage of Spring in the Valley with These Activities
Last year, this was my most viewed and shared article on FresYes.com, and I'm so happy about that. I put a lot of effort into writing it hoping it would be a thorough enough guide to help even people … [Read more...] about 3 Amazing Hiking Trails You’ll Want to Enjoy this Spring
In the summertime, you can point your car east and find hundreds of places to hike. In the winter, unless you’re willing to put on cross country skis or snow shoes, there are fewer options. On the … [Read more...] about Looking For a Great Winter Hike? San Joaquin River Gorge is Well Worth the Short Drive
Every Kid in a Park Last fall, my little family of three, along with the several of our friends and their families discovered a serious love for day hiking. I’ve blogged several times about our … [Read more...] about Every Kid in a Park Grants FREE Passes to National Parks and More!
Last week, I shared with you three beautiful hiking trails that are sure to delight your senses (while providing you with some great exercise!) this Spring. This week – since many of you have been … [Read more...] about Three Unique, Lesser Known Hiking Trails to Explore
Spring has officially sprung in Fresno, and along with the allergies and pollen-covered cars comes the beauty of fields covered in wild flowers, budding leaves on trees and the type of weather that … [Read more...] about 3 Must-See Hiking Trails to Enjoy This Spring
We are so incredibly lucky! Not only we live in a place surrounded by mountains, lakes and stunning outdoors, but we also have a local race company that puts together beautiful runs along the … [Read more...] about Fresno Fitness: Winchell Cove 10k/10mile Trail Run
I work-out hard to stay in good shape and healthy. Monday thru Saturday I either swim with the Fresno Dolphins, I CrossFit at Certus CrossFit, I run with my husband or I do the DailyBurn.com when I am … [Read more...] about Outdoor Workout: Pincushion Peak Trail
(Historic Ball Ranch this Saturday November 7th!) Once in a while we open the mail, well email, and find something both exciting and so rare you must take action. A few months back I decided … [Read more...] about Invitation to the Ball
Go figure. The girl who hates camping, windy mountain roads, prefers restrooms to trees always and is afraid of bears and snakes has caught the hiking bug. Yup, I'm totally hooked on hiking and now … [Read more...] about Day Hike Destination: Lewis Creek Trail
Confession: Until this past weekend, I'd never really gone on a hike. (I walked to Bridal Veil Falls in Yosemite, and then toured a Blue Spiny Lizard Care, but I feel like that doesn't … [Read more...] about San Joaquin River Gorge: A fun hiking adventure (for the whole family!)
Two weeks ago, I requested your help in compiling the most awesome of all lists of Central Valley Spring activities and sights, and you did not disappoint! I was so pleased with your suggestions and … [Read more...] about FresYes: 14 Places to go this Spring!
Just a short drive north of town awaits one of the brightest gems FresYes has to offer in the San Joaquin River Trail known by those who love it as the SJRT. With the investment of a 20 minute … [Read more...] about SJRT aka San Joaquin River Trail
With Valentines day fast approaching I've been thinking about what makes romance blossom and created an outdoors how to for some of the FresYes romantics this year. Guys follow along for a sure-fire … [Read more...] about A day to remember
Labor day weekend is always a one of the biggest backpacking weekends or the year, 2014 did not disapoint. My two oldest sons and I packed up for a few days in the wilderness, gassed … [Read more...] about Hey kid, take a hike!