Tag : hiking

Grasslands National Park Saskatchewan

Grasslands National Park is divided into 2 sections, the West Block and the East Block. They are separated by a distance of about 100 miles.  The West Block is centered about the Frenchman River Valley and the East Block is centered on the Kildeer Badlands. We only visited the West Block. Val Marie Val Marie is just across the US/Canadian …

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Mormon Handcart Historic Site Wyoming

  Martins Cove About 8 miles further east from the Ranch 66 Missionary Village on Hwy 220 is the Mormon Handcart Historic Site which has a visitors center and the famous Martins Cove. This area is full of history as it sits on the Mormon Pioneer Trail (and Oregon and California Trails) and is the location of the stranding of …

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St Regis Deer Valley Utah

Ross Creek Ross Creek is an area of Jordanelle State Park which is on the north east side of the reservoir and has hiking and biking trails. It is about a 10 mile drive from the campground to the Ross Creek trail head.  The Ross Creek area has two hiking loops and the Perimeter Trail which is over 13 miles …

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Arches National Park-Landscape Arch Trail

Arches National Park This park is located in Moab, Utah and supposedly has the largest collection of arches in the world. We have visited this park before and know that it can be quite crowded.  Their website even advises that you should arrive long before 8am during peak season if you want to avoid the long lines to enter the …

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Wukoki Ruins Wupaki National Monument Arizona

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Visitor Center The visitor’s center is across the street from Bonito Campground and within easy walking distance. It is a small facility but filled with interesting facts and a short movie about the volcano.   Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument After you depart the visitor’s center you are in the park with various stops along …

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Cave Creek Regional Park

  We left Quartzsite and headed on I-10 east to Hwy 60 via Aguila and Wickenburg over to Carefree Hwy in Cave Creek. We were planning to head back to Cave Creek Regional Campground for another few weeks of hiking and visiting friends and family AND rotate camp sites! We continue to return to this campground because we are in …

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Borrego Springs California

  Campground: Anza Borrego State Park – Palm Canyon Campground Location: Borrego Springs, California Site: 9 Cost: $30 Services: FHU (now with 50AMP!!!) Comments:  A great campground inside the state park with great views, easy access to town, and close to hiking trails. AND they have updated their electrical system by upgrading to 50AMP in the full hookup sites.   …

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Borrego Springs California

  We visit Anza Borrego State Park in southern California every winter and vary where we stay. We enjoy boondocking off of Rockhouse Trail and this winter we found the area to be the least crowded we have seen since much of the area was closed off 2 years ago. Yay!   We like to hike the 10 miles (round …

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Phoenix Arizona Christmas Lights Displays

We continue to stay at this park abiding by the rule whereby you can only stay 14 days in a site and then you have to move so off we move. The sites are always nicely maintained and have site privacy and great views but in the winter time these sites can be hard to come by unless you have …

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Usery Mountain Regional Park Mesa Arizona

We are back to the home of the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake and the Peach Faced Love Birds. We have encountered both of these here before and have lived to tell about it (more so because of the rattlesnake, not the Love Birds). We enjoy this campground and the hiking trails and the great views.   Campground: Usery Mountain Regional Park …

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