Category Archives: National Parks (NPS)

Bandelier National Monument and Manhattan Project National Historical Park

10/6/16 (Thursday) in Pena Blanca, NM (Tetilla Peak Recreation Area-COE) We had a good night’s sleep and it was a beautiful day so we wanted to visit the two NPS places today. First, though, John called Verizon for help with … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

9/28/16 (Wednesday) in Monument, CO (Colorado Heights Resort-ROD) Time to get out in the world again. Our first visit was to the Garden of the Gods, a Colorado Springs city park considered by Tripadvisor the best city park in the … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Park

9/21/16 (Wednesday) in Fort Collins, CO (Horsetooth Reservoir, South Bay Campground-$37/night (County of Larimer Dept of Natural Resources) Since we were a good ways from the park, we took off before 8am. What with more construction on CR 38E, then … Continue reading

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Moving on – to Cody, WY

9/13/16 (Tuesday) in Cody, WY (Buffalo Bill State Park – $22/night) On our way by 8:10. Snow on the mountains now, from our campground. Not to mention snow alongside the road once we entered Yellowstone NP. Thankfully we didn’t experience … Continue reading

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Grand Teton National Park: Colter Bay Visitor Center and Jackson Lake Lodge

9/11/16 (Sunday) in West Yellowstone, MT ( Yellowstone Holiday RV Campground – $42/night, N side) Yes, this day commemorates those fateful moments when the World Trade Towers and Pentagon were attacked, when so many innocent people lost their lives. It’s … Continue reading

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Yellowstone National Park: Fun With Animals in the Lamar Valley

9/10/16 (Saturday) in West Yellowstone, MT ( Yellowstone Holiday RV Campground – $42/night, N side) As I noted yesterday, we drove to Artist’s Point first thing this morning and took more photos. It’s a double edged sword to have digital … Continue reading

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Yellowstone National Park: Fun With Geysers

9/9/16 (Friday) in West Yellowstone, MT ( Yellowstone Holiday RV Campground – $42/night, N side) We followed the lower circle of the Grand Circle, partly to check out the best road to take to Cody on our next travel day. … Continue reading

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