Tag : State Park

Niagara Falls Ontario Canada

Niagara Falls! The Falls, there is actually 3 of them, sit in the USA and in Canada. The American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls are on the US side of the border in New York and can be visited via the Niagara Falls State Park which offers several great viewing areas. The Horseshoe Falls (which are the widest) lie in …

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Geneva Ohio Lake Erie

Geneva, Ohio is a small, quaint, charming town which lies close to the shores of Lake Erie. The streets are lined with fruit trees (which were in full bloom when we arrived) and lovely, old, historic looking homes which looked immaculately maintained. And it is known as Ohio Wine Country! YAY!   Not far from town, along Lake Erie, is …

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Palo Duro Canyon State Park Texas

Welcome to Palo Duro, the land of canyons, cattle, cardinals, turkeys, and roadrunners. Oh yes, and some coyotes.  Palo Duro is located south of Amarillo near Canyon. An interesting side trip in the area is Cadillac Ranch just to the west of Amarillo. This is an art sculpture of 10 Cadillacs nose down in the ground installed in 1974 and …

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Santa Rosa Lake State Park Rocky Point Campground Site A14

  We headed east on I-40 through Albuquerque to the eastern part of New Mexico. Along the way we stopped at Camping World in Albuquerque for a few parts and then headed east and exited I-40 to drive the New Mexico Musical Road near Tijeras. Not quite the loud music we thought it would be but it was kind of …

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Homolovi Ruins State Park Az Site 24

Off we departed via Flagstaff to I-40 and headed east towards Homolovi State Park in Winslow, Arizona.   The state park has one campground in a figure 8 configuration consisting of back-ins and pull along sites.   Campground: Homolovi State Park Location: Winslow, Arizona off I-40 (north side) Site: 24 (pull along) Cost: $30 Services: Electric/Water (30 AMP) Comments:  A …

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Lost Dutchman State Park - Site 41

  It’s time for our shakedown trip! Yep, we bought a new motorhome so we needed to take a trip and test it out. Our goal was to first go somewhere with hookups so we could test all the appliances and equipment which run off power and also check out dumping the tanks at a  dump station. We also decided …

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Valley of Fire State Park Nevada

We love driving through Nevada. It is one of our favorite areas with long deserted roads and beautiful scenery. What more could you ask for?   We eventually head into Valley of Fire State Park, an area we have visited many, many times and is one of our favorites. We cannot get enough of this place.   Campground: Atlatl Campground …

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Kershaw-Ryan State Park Nevada

Our goal, as we headed to southern Nevada, was to find a campground with electric so we could run our A/C. Yes, we are spoiled. It was still really hot out in the south as it was early September. We had our eyes set on Cathedral Gorge State Park campground, which has electric, but they had a flash flood earlier …

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Massacre Rocks State Park Idaho

Massacre Rocks State Park sits right along I-86 in Idaho and is nestled into a canyon along the Snake River. Is is named after an Indian skirmish with two pioneer emigrant trains in 1862 and sits along the Oregon and California Trails. The State Park is easily accessible from the interstate and provides 2 campgrounds (upper and lower campgrounds), a …

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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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