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Panoche Hills Ecological Reserve

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Beautiful

The hills are spectacular and this little stop is nice for a lunch/bathroom break. Note that on... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2017
Pazu_past
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Bisbee, Arizona
Beautiful.

Like no place in California. The most beautiful drive you will ever take! Areas to shoot, hike... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2014
Chris S
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Hollister, California
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Mar 16, 2017
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Aug 5, 2014
“Beautiful. ”
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75971 Little Panoche Rd, Hollister, CA 95023
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Reviewed March 16, 2017

The hills are spectacular and this little stop is nice for a lunch/bathroom break. Note that on weekends many use the area for shooting.

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Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Like no place in California. The most beautiful drive you will ever take! Areas to shoot, hike, explorer and just have a great time in the outdoors! No cell service so bring a radio, a map and plan in case of an emergency.

2  Thank Chris S
Reviewed December 6, 2013

Our name for the area is simply "The Panoche Valley". It is a large area comprised of many different parcels - some private and some public (BLM). One thing you need to know is that much of the valley is private property, and you are...More

2  Thank CostaRicaBirder
Reviewed December 14, 2011

I enjoyed the day at the Panoche Hills Ecological Reserve. The main road was well maintained and accessible with a sedan. However, the side roads required a a vehicle with more clearance. I enjoyed rock hounding and found some nice specimens of pertified wood, but...More

3  Thank rocklvr03
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