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Re: [CALBIRDS] Directions to Galileo Hills and the Upland Sandpiper

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  • Steve Sosensky
    CalBirders, There is a mistake in these directions. The turn from Route 14 onto California City Blvd. is a right turn, not a left. ... Good birding, Steve
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 7, 2006
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      CalBirders,

      There is a mistake in these directions. The turn from Route 14 onto
      California City Blvd. is a right turn, not a left.

      At 07:22 PM 2006-06-06, Jim Lomax wrote:
      >Galileo Hills is a resort (private but open to polite, courteous,
      >quiet, well-behaved birders who take care not to get in the way or
      >trample anything), in Kern County north of Antelope Valley. Drive
      >north on Hwy 14 thru Mojave a few miles and turn left (posted
      >"California City") on California City Blvd.
      >
      >Drive thru California City to the eastern end just past the golf
      >course and Central Park then turn left (north) on Randsburg Mojave
      >Road (out of town it becomes Twenty Mule Team Parkway). Follow this
      >road which becomes two lanes and goes out of town in a north
      >easterly direction. You will see Silver Saddle signs along the way.
      >About 10 miles or so later, there is a sign saying "slow down for
      >the turn" and another sign saying Galileo Hills. Turn left (north)
      >here. Within a mile you will see another sign saying Galileo Hills
      >and directing you to turn right (east). Within another mile you will
      >see the resort. The soccer field is on the southeastern end of the
      >resort. The posted speed is 15 mph. The Upland Sandpiper was there
      >on the soccer field and across the street a little northeast of the
      >soccer field in the grass by a large pond/lake with three gazebos.
      >If your an optimist, you may wait until a convenient time to go.
      >

      Good birding,

      Steve Sosensky,
      SoCA Bird Guides <steve at sosensky.com> www.sosensky.com/guides
      Optics4Birding <steve at optics4birding.com> www.optics4birding.com
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      and soon
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