Tag : National Park-Forest-Monument

Clark Canyon Reservoir Horse Prairie Campground Montana

We continued our journey south through Montana and continued to see the smokey skies from the British Columbia fires. We were passed by a caravan of fire crews from Nevada and Arizona that must have been further north helping others. Thank you.   Clark canyon Reservoir Recreation Area, which sits just west of I-15 south of Dillon, Montana, has 8 …

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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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James Kipp Recreation Area Montana

We headed north on highway 87 to 191 from Billings via Roundup to the Upper Missouri River Break National Monument area.   Along the Missouri River on Highway 191 is the James Kipp Recreation Area which has a campground and boat launch.   Campground: James Kipp National Recreation Area Location: Winifred, Montana (further east along the Missouri River) Site: A-5 …

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Custer Battlefield Museum Garryowen Montana

Garryowen is the site of the 2 day battle in June 1876 between the US Army’s 7th Cavalry and the Cheyenne and Lakota Sioux warriors. Leading the battle at this location on the US Army side was Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer along with Major Reno and Captain Benteen. The Cheyenne and Lakota warriors were being led by Crazy Horse, …

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Written on Jul, 24, 2018 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Loop Wyoming

  Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility The wild horse population in Wyoming is located mainly in the southwest portion of the state. Since wild horses have no natural predators besides the occasional mountain lion their population increases 20% (up to 40% some years) per year.  To help prevent over population and endangering the horse population due to dehydration, starvation, …

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Written on Jul, 18, 2018 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Flaming Gorge Spirit Lake Utah

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is located in the northeast corner of Utah and the southwest corner of Wyoming with over 43 campgrounds offering primitive sites to full hookup campgrounds.  The area has a nearly 91 mile reservoir with plenty of recreational activities to please everyone.  Fishing and boating are a big draw in the area along with camping and …

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Written on Jul, 15, 2018 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Flaming Gorge Lucerne Valley Utah

Lucerne Campground is a lovely campground in Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area run by Ashley National Forest.  The campground has about 140 sites and is one of about 43 campgrounds in the Flaming Gorge area.  The campground sits on the west side of the Flaming Gorge reservoir and is easily accessible in a big rig whereas some other campgrounds and/or …

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Colorado Riverway Recreation Area-Moab Utah

Highway 128 heads east from the main road Hwy 191 in Moab and runs along the south side of the Colorado River.  This area is known as the Colorado Riverway Recreation Area and is one of the many areas where water activities abound.   The road meanders along the Colorado River and passes a number of campgrounds which are mainly …

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Written on Jun, 30, 2018 by in , , , | Leave a comment
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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Written on Jun, 18, 2018 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Mexican Hat Utah

  The View Lodge The View Lodge is inside the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park  which costs $20 to enter.  The fee is a day use fee which provides you access to The Lodge, Visitors Information, the restaurant, and the infamous Valley Drive.   Valley Drive – Monument Valley The Valley Drive is a 17 mile drive though Monument Valley …

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