Re: [CALBIRDS] Directions to Galileo Hills and the Upland Sandpiper
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,Good birding,
>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.
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