Category Archives: National Parks

Rocky Mountain National Park

After the Pagosa Folk’ N Bluegrass Festival, we went home via Rocky Mountain National Park, Wind Cave national Park, Mt. Rushmore, and the Badlands. At Rocky Mountain National Park, we camped at Glacier Basin Campground. The following day, we hiked … Continue reading

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Winter Roadtrip 2016-2: Joshua Tree National Park-Cottonwood Area

I loved the Cottonwood campground.  There was hardly anyone there, and we were able to find a campsite where you can see the Sunset, and stars from our windows at night.  It was sunny and warmer, and there were quite … Continue reading

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Winter Roadtrip 2016-2: Joshua Tree National Park

1. Black Rock Canyon Area After driving through California for two days, we arrived at the Black Rock Canyon campground around 4:00 P.M on day four of our trip.  Finally, it was sunny, warm, and DRY!  Black Rock Canyon campground … Continue reading

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park –End of the Summer Road Trip 2016-3

After the festival in Pagosa Springs, we drove to Durango Co. and then headed north on HWY 505.  Beautiful Road!  We saw Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park on the map, and decided to spend the afternoon and camp there … Continue reading

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Mesa Verde National Park–End of the Summer Road Trip 2016-2

I love living in the Northwest surrounded by tall trees.  I now live more in  nature, and I sometimes wonder why I need to travel to far away places.  Everything I love is right here at home.  However, once I’m … Continue reading

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Grand Teton National Park–End of the Summer Road Trip 2016-4

After Black Canyon NP, we drove to Grand Junction, CO, and headed north on Hwy 139 and Hwy 191 to Grand Teton National Park.  We drove through mountain passes and pastures.  It was a beautiful drive, but very very long. … Continue reading

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Wyoming–Montana–Washington—-End of the Summer Road Trip 2016-5

Hwy 191 goes through Grand Teton National Park, and all the way to Yellowstone National Park.  We saw where the Snake river starts, Old Faithful, and bison. These bison were right next to the road.  Some people got out of … Continue reading

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