Hiking the Yellowstone River Trail

When you think Yellowstone National Park, you probably immediately envision geyser basins, and herds of bison. While there is nothing wrong with that there is so much more to this amazing, massive park. Hiking the Yellowstone River Trail as it flows from Tower Junction out of the northwest corner of the park is a great…

Best of Great Sand Dunes National Park – Top 8

For many, it comes as a surprise that the largest sand dunes in North America are not found in one of the southern deserts but rather in Colorado’s high Rocky Mountains. Great Sand Dunes National Park is an odd but beautiful place with many surprises. Here, surrounded by peaks that rise over 13,000 feet, even…

Visiting Garden of the Gods – Top 8 Activities

The Garden of the Gods park in Colorado Springs, Colorado is consistently rated by TripAdvisor as one of the best parks in the country. Upon arriving at this natural wonder it is easy to see why. Massive red rock fins protrude hundreds of feet into the air. This would be a stunningly beautiful park anywhere…