Palomar Mountain State Park, Soggy Edition

Stepping out of the car into the damp, crisp air and shady forest at Palomar Mountain State Park after hours of desert was like waking up from one dream into an entirely new one. I can’t think of a starker contrast from warm, dry, and desolate to cold, damp, and thriving. Here is evidence of San Diego Counties diversity (second only to Riverside County in the U.S.). With an hour of driving I went from a barren desert to one of the most gorgeous parcels of mountain landscape in Southern California.

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