Located About 7 miles from the Hwy 395 / Hwy 108 (Sonora Pass) Junction about a half hour drive from Bridgeport, CA.
With miles of beautiful high country filled with countless crystal clear lakes, sparkling streams, breath-taking mountains and valleys filled with classic stands of Lodgepole Pine, White Fir and a colorful array of wild flowers that you will see only in the Eastern Sierra country. This is our home base for backpacking the Humboldt-Toyabe Wilderness.
This campground is centrally located for visits to nearby lakes and high peaks. This Central Sierra Range is an amazing place to introduce the novice backpacker to world class scenary. Near Leavitt Meadows Campground you can walk upon the Early Emigrant and Indian Trails, which are great hiking trails running along or near the West Walker River. Naturalists at Large operates under an Outfitter - Guide permit issued by the Humboldt-Toyabe Ranger District.
Educational Themes can include:
The Range of Light: A Sense of Place.
Why are there public lands?
Geology of the Sierra Nevada Mountains
Birds of the Sierra
Plants and Animals
The conifer forest
High Sierra weather
Plant and animal adaptations
Glaciation vs. Mass Wasting
Naturalists at Large is a leading outdoor and environmental education group in California. Since 1985, we have provided outdoor education programs for tens of thousands of students from over two hundred schools, offering custom client designed trips, flexible dates and locations, commitment to safety and comfort in the outdoors, the wonder of nature and the importance of outdoor and experiential education.