Not only does this region contain beautiful alpine lakes nestled beneath towering peaks where wildflowers grow abundantly and wildlife frolics in the canyon recesses, but water is ever-present even in dryer years, and the snow hangs around later here due to the north-facing slopes and higher elevation. The combination of all of these elements makes the area gorgeous and spectacular. It contains, without a doubt, some of the most stunning forest scenery in all of Southern California.
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