Heading to Grand Canyon we stopped at the Glen Canyon Dam Recreation area a conservation unit of the National Parks. This is a natural Canyon found mostly in Utah but extends to Arizona and covers the full length of the Colorado River. Along the highway offered some of the most beautiful rock formations with colors… Read More Wrapping up National Parks of the west.
A visit to Dead horse point State Park was another visual experience as it relates to the geological formations and The view from different vantage points overlooking Canyonlands National Park and the Colorado River. The view is said to be approximately 2,000 feet down from the rim. This park was sparsely vegetated in comparison to… Read More Parks of the West continues
Because of how much we enjoyed the Black Hills National Parks we decided to continue visiting other parks. Our first point of interest was Death Valley the lowest and driest Park with temperatures that can reach 120 degrees Fahrenheit. We were informed early that if the temperature was over I believe 105 we would not… Read More National Parks of the West
Before leaving Utah we paid a visit to This is The Place Heritage Park where history comes alive depicting the arrival of the pioneers led by Brigham Young and tells how Salt Lake City was settled. It features the historical monument. There are also other monuments reflecting the struggles experienced in arriving at this spot.… Read More Wrapping up Rocky Mountains and Black Hills National Parks
We stopped in Montana at the site of Custer and the Indians final battle often spoken of as Custer’s last Stand. Here stands the Little Bighorn battlefield memorial monument. There are markers all over the hillside indicating where each soldier was found. Closer to the monument are a fewer markers to include Custer’s and the… Read More Black Hills National parks continues
This was going to be an adventure as the trip would be a moving target. I refer to it as a moving target because we would be moving from state to state every day spending just overnight in the hotels. Packing had to be sensible overpacking was not an option. We flew to Denver Colorado… Read More Rocky Mountains and Black Hills National parks