Chaco Canyon

Tours and Lore of the American Southwest

Imagine….. Indians singing and dancing around a roaring campfire or planting seeds by the light of a full moon. These visions and more were felt during my visit to Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, Canyon De Chelly (pronounced shay) National Monument, and Casa Malpais Archaeological Park. These established landmarks form a 700-mile triangle from northeastern […]

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Slot Canyon Adventuring in Burro Wash

Slot Canyon Adventuring in Burro Wash

Capitol Reef National Park By Michael Lerner I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into. Sure, I was expecting some narrows, but the name Burro Wash seemed fairly tame. It was early May in Capitol Reef National Park, and the park rangers had recommended this option for a slot canyon hike. As the […]

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Social Distancing on the trail

As Utah’s national parks reopen, visitors should brace for a ‘new normal’

By Brian Maffly  ·  Published: May 9 Updated: May 10, 2020 Bryce Canyon National Park • With the coronavirus still in full swing, the National Park Service is testing public access at several parks across the nation, including two in southern Utah, with limited offerings and services. Visitor centers, campgrounds, ranger programs and concessions remain […]

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10 Things to Know About Colorado

By Casey Leins, Staff Writer of U.S. World Report and News The Centennial State is known for its hundreds of craft breweries and dozens of ‘fourteeners.’ 1. Colorado was nicknamed the Centennial State because it became the 38th state 100 years after the founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. 2. Denver is known as […]

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La Fiesta de Tumacácori showcases food, crafts, music and culture of Arizona’s Santa Cruz Valley.    National Park Service

Tumacácori National Historical Park, Arizona

Hi Friends! If you happen to be in southern Arizona this week, you will need to check out this festival! For more than 40 years, this historical park has held its Fiesta de Tumacácori during the first full weekend in December to celebrate the cultures of Arizona’s Santa Cruz Valley where the park is located. […]

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Secret Sedona

If you haven’t visited Sedona, Arizona yet or even if you have, please enjoy this magical video that truly depicts the area.  With warmer weather just around the corner, I hope you put this on your bucket list. Vibrant photography by of Sedona’s red rocks will renew your connection to nature, as the William Eaton […]

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