Tag : National Park-Forest-Monument

Bonito Campground Coconino Forest Arizona

We departed Page and headed south over Antelope Pass with spectacular scenery and a beautiful autumn day.   Campground: Bonito Campground Location: About 12 miles north of Flagstaff, Arizona just outside entrance to Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Site: 31 – pull along Cost: $13 (that’s with half off due to Interagency Pass) Services: dry camping Comments: One of our …

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Written on Nov, 14, 2020 by in , , , , , | 4 Comments.
Lake Powell Arizona & Utah

We decided to rent a small power boat for the day. Since the Stateline Marina for Lake Powell is in Utah but is also within walking distance of the campground in Arizona it made for easy access to hop over there and get a boat and spend the day out on the lake!  The marina also rents a variety of …

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Written on Nov, 11, 2020 by in , , , , , | 2 Comments.
Utah & Arizona The Wave Hike

Yes, we won! We won the lottery to hike The Wave! For those of you who are not familiar with The Wave, it is an area in northern Arizona that is so popular that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) controls access to the area using a lottery system.  For details on the lottery and more information about The Wave …

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Wahweap Campground Arizona

  We departed Bonito Campground near Flagstaff and headed north on Highway 89 towards Page going through some beautiful scenery and eventually going over the Antelope Pass. The pass is steep climbing up 1,000 feet in 3 miles with hairpin turns. There are some beautiful vistas along the way along with a scenic overlook area when you are heading south. …

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Written on Nov, 05, 2020 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Those Young Guys Winnebago View

Yes, we are back. This campground allows us a great place to stop on our way north. We left home and we weren’t even 200 yards from our house when we hit something! There was a large crash. We pulled over and Norm climbed up on the roof to check out any damage. There was none!! It was a low …

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Coconino National Forest Bonito Campground Arizona

We made our way from Grants, New Mexico to Flagstaff, Arizona along I-40 passing through some of my favorite scenery with lots of fun billboards to read. As we departed Grants and headed west on I-40 we began to see lots of billboards for trading posts selling everything from moccasins to Indian arts and crafts to Guy Stuff!!  Even after …

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Written on Oct, 12, 2020 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Rocky Mountain National Park Colorado

Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) is located in Estes Park, Colorado about an hours’ drive north of Denver. The park is supposedly the third most visited national park in the country with a bit more than 4.5 million visitors per year. OUCH! That’s not something we enjoy and usually something we avoid at all costs. I hadn’t been there in …

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Written on Mar, 07, 2020 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Grand Canyon National Park Arizona

It was February 2020, back when we were young and naive and had no idea the craziness of what was about to hit!  (It sounds like the opening to a scary novel!)  We knew about the virus spreading in China but it had not yet hit the US nor were there any lock downs at the time. We had house …

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Hi Jolly BLM Quartzsite Arizona

Welcome to Hi Jolly BLM! We have stayed in Quartzsite a number of times before but never in December. What a great time to be there.  The crowds are so much less than in January, February, and March. Wow, what a difference. Information about Hi Jolly BLM can be found at one of our previous posts.   Campground: Hi Jolly …

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Saint Johns Newfoundland

  Saint Johns Saint Johns is the capital city (and the largest city) of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.  It sits on the Avalon Peninsula and is the eastern most city in North America (excluding Greenland)  and is supposedly one of the oldest cites in North America. It has a rich history, beautiful scenery, and over 100,000 people.   …

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