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Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness Area

The Bisti (pronounced bis-tie) is one of our go-to places for day hikes in the spring or late fall. (It gets really hot out there in the summer!) This high desert wilderness contains unique rock formations, huge petrified logs and … Continue reading

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Big Bend National Park

National Park #42 was checked off our bucket list with a visit to Big Bend National Park in Texas. February seemed like a good time to visit and it was. The temperatures were great for hiking, spring break visitors had … Continue reading

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Lybrook Badlands

   Tom read an article about the Lybrook Badlands and it piqued our interest. One of the San Juan Basin badlands areas, the presence of hoodoos and distinct stratification in the rock sounded like a great place to hike and … Continue reading

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Arches National Park

   Double Arch We’ve visited Arches National Park near Moab, Utah, twice and found it fascinating. Both our visits occurred in March and, even though it was chilly, that seems preferable to summer heat in the Utah desert. We thoroughly … Continue reading

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley from Dante’s View The name “Death Valley” does not evoke pleasant thoughts. However, we were quite surprised when we visited in January. Death Valley is the hottest, driest and lowest place in North America. I do have to … Continue reading

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