The Sierra Nevada Range stretches 400 miles along California’s eastern border. Spanish for “snowy mountain range”, this immense chain of bright granite peaks once inspired John Muir to name it “The Range of Light”. Numerous potential locations dot this pristine wilderness with modest travel times from Los Angeles, the Bay Area, and Reno area schools.
Home the nation’s Christmas tree, the giant trees will keep you awestruck for a week
There is nothing like camping under the big trees in the high Sierra. This park has an elaborate trail system,an excellent visitor’s center and lends itself to an emphasis on camping skills, hiking, and Sierra natural and human history.
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.