Tag Archives: Ranger-led Hike

Soaking it Up in Hot Springs National Park – October 2019

Have you ever heard of the “Golden Age of Bathing?” In 1832 the U.S. government set aside four sections of land in what is now known as Hot Springs, AR to protect the natural hot springs for the nation. These … Continue reading

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Mount St. Helens – August 2019

For weeks U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey volcanologist David Johnston had been giving warnings that the volcano of Mount St. Helens was unstable and showing signs that it could erupt at any time. In his words, “The fuse has been … Continue reading

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Mammoth Cave and Notre Dame – April, 2019

The United States is blessed with some of the most amazing natural wonders. One of these is Mammoth Cave in Kentucky. Mammoth Cave is mammoth in that it is the longest cave in the world – a total of 412 … Continue reading

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Custer’s Last Stand – September 2016

As we planned our route to Michigan I noticed that we would be driving near the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.  I didn’t want to bypass this site of American history so we planned it as a stop.  After a … Continue reading

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Exploring the Olympic Peninsula, July 2016

Olympic National Park is a million acres in the Olympic Peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and Puget Sound.  The park is unique in that it is actually three parks in one.  First, there is the temperate rain forest in the … Continue reading

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Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, UT, April 2016

As we were planning our route to Washington we had the option of traveling north through the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone, or west through Pueblo, CO to Moab, UT.  Our research revealed that Yellowstone “could” open as early as the … Continue reading

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Carlsbad Caverns, NM – November 2014

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is one of the twenty World Heritage Sites and the most impressive cavern I have ever visited. The development of the cavern began over 250 million years ago as a reef along the edge of a … Continue reading

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