Category Archives: National Parks (NPS)

Zion National Park

10/31/17 Tuesday in St. George, UT Happy Halloween!! Just as we explored a different part of the Saguaro NP this time, so we checked out a different part of Zion this time – the East side, along the top of … Continue reading

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Saguaro National Park (Tucson Mountain – West)

10/25/17 Wednesday in Tucson, AZ We were enjoying a presentation at the Visitor Center on Mountain Lions by a Volunteer Naturalist when the fire alarm went off so he continued his talk outside by the flagpole. This was a hot … Continue reading

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Wupatki National Monument

10/15/17 Sunday traveling from Page, AZ to Cottonwood, AZ On our way to the TT Campground Verde Valley, near Cottonwood, we stopped at one of 3 National Monuments that are north of Flagstaff. We’d seen Sunset Crater Volcano and Walnut … Continue reading

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Grand Staircase-Escalante NM, Vermilion Cliffs NM, Wahweep Marina and Glen Canyon Dam (Glen Cyn NRA)

10/13/17 Friday in Page, AZ IN UTAH: Today we ventured into the Grand Staircase-Escalante NM. It’s Escalante name refers to the Dominquez-Escalante (two Catholic priests) expedition to find an overland route from Sante Fe, NM to their mission in Montery, … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Bend (Glen Cyn NRA) and Hanging Gardens (Glen Cyn NRA)

10/12/17 Thursday in Page, AZ We hiked the ¾ mile trail to Horseshoe Bend this morning, but the shadows on the left were so deep that it looked black there. We went on to hike to Hanging Gardens, where there … Continue reading

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Vermilion Cliffs NM, Lee’s Ferry (Glen Cyn NRA), Lonely Dell Ranch Historic District and Navajo Bridge

10/11/17 Wednesday in Page, AZ On our way to Lee’s Ferry NM, we (John and I plus Nancy and Greg, RV friends staying in Page while we are) saw the Vermilion Cliffs, as well as some cool “balancing rocks”. Lee’s … Continue reading

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Four Corners Monument and Navajo National Monument

10/09/17 Monday traveling to Page, AZ Four Corners Monument The only place in the US where you can stand in four states at once: Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona. It’s actually in thenNavajo Nation, just off Hwy 160. There … Continue reading

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