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“Great views and trails” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tom McCall Nature Preserve

Tom McCall Nature Preserve
Hollister, California
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152 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great views and trails”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Beautiful area, probably great hiking as well. I wished I had brought my wildflower book! It is a historic area with road designed for scenic appeal.

Visited June 2013
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English first
southern US
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101 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Watch out for rattlesnakes and poison oak!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Very pretty easy trail through prairie grasses on the top of a bluff with great views over the Columbia River. There were beautiful wildflowers and a couple tiny lakes hidden behind trees. Despite the fact that it was a cool grey day we did see a Western rattlesnake and lots of poison oak, so be cautious when walking on the trail.

Visited May 2013
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idaho
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391 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
“nice hike.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

wow, what a beautiful view from the top. it was really hot today, but we powered up the mountain. the flowers were in bloom..lupin,arnica, balsalm root...wild with color. the views from the top are fantastic..you can see forever.

Visited May 2013
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Hood River, Oregon
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92 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Easy and hard”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

The Tom McCall Reserve is an easy destination, a short drive off I-84. Offering killer views of the Gorge and mouth of the Klickitat River. Hike down to the top of the cliffs or up to the summit for a even bigger view.

Can be very hot and windy. No dogs allowed. Watch out for the Poison Oak!
Rehydrate at the Thirsty Woman Pub in Mosier, afterwards.

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank Paul L
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Bloomfield, Connecticut
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great place to hike; fabulous views of Columbia River Gorge.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Amazing views of the Rowena Crest and Columbia River. Completely different landscape/climate east of Hood River.

Visited October 2012
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