Tag Archives: National Parks

Joshua Tree NP

We attempted to visit Joshua Tree National Park today with no luck. We drove all the way to the entrance only to discover the park road was closed due to damage caused by flooding. The other entrance, from the north, … Continue reading

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Petrified Forest NP

Petrified Forest National Park is right along Route 66 and is an easy place to visit in one day. The park has two regions, the upper region offers overlooks of the banded badlands of the Painted Desert. The lower region, … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon NP

No tour of U.S. National Parks would be complete without visiting the Grand Canyon. Neither Finn nor I had been there so we were excited to finally visit. We camped in Williams, AZ, about an hour and twenty minutes south … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon National Park

After seeing Arches NP we turned the RV south to Bryce Canyon National Park. We found a nice campground close to the canyon and got ready for hiking the following day. We got up early to see the amphitheater in … Continue reading

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Arches National Park

Southern Utah is jam-packed with National Parks, National Monuments, and National Forests. We are forced to prioritize our destinations or we’ll never get out of this state. Apologies to Canyonlands National Park and Natural Bridges National Monument but upon entering … Continue reading

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

What we saw yesterday at Carlsbad Caverns National Park is ranked right up there among the top things we’ve seen so far on this adventure. This is definitely on the “must see list.” The cave we saw the day before … Continue reading

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Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs National Park doesn’t feel like a national park. Partly because of its size, it’s the smallest national park by area in the US, but more noticeably, there’s no gate you drive through, no entrance fee, and the visitor … Continue reading

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Entering North Dakota from the west on I-94 soon brings you to the town of Medora and Theodore Roosevelt National Park. We’ve decided to try and take every opportunity to see National Parks and National Monuments (see our list), plus … Continue reading

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