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My Top 10 National Parks: Recap

I wrapped up my Top Ten National Parks List last week. I enjoyed making the list and continuing my weekly countdown. I would like to thank those who followed along and especially those who provided some comments or feedback along the way. 397 more words

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Rocky Mountain National Park, Other National Parks Hit Record High For 3rd Straight Year

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic levels of popularity that brought collateral headaches stemming from overcrowded roads and trails and increasing visitor misbehavior. 711 more words

Foggy Morning

Yesterday on my way to breakfast, I happened to look at the Great White Throne and saw that it was shrouded in clouds.  I grabbed my cell phone (only camera on me) and took this image.   28 more words


Pa'rus Trail, Zion National Park: Not Just Another Walk in the Park

I’m a little obsessed about making sure I get enough exercise. Sometimes I “miss-out” on beautiful trails because I dismiss them as too easy.  After our wonderful hike to… 557 more words


Zion National Park South Entrance

It is about a 3 hour drive from the Las Vegas Strip to Zion National Park. 164 miles according to Google Maps. This makes for a full day trip if you want to see and experience a piece of this awesome park. 21 more words


Observation Point, Zion National Park...looking down on Angels Landing

I knew it would be a tough sell convincing Mike to do Zion National Park’s signature Angels Landing hike. Heights are not his friend. One look at a photo of the razor-edge ridge with huge drop-offs on both sides was enough to make his hair stand on end. 739 more words


The Other Side of Zion: Kolob Terrace Road

On our way to vegas we had a couple extra days before we really needed to be there.  We decided to explore Zion a bit.  This was my third time there, but I still haven’t done Angels Landing or The Narrows.   447 more words

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