Drive Iron Mountain Road From Custer State Park to Mount Rushmore In South Dakota

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Our time in the Black Hills in October was packed full of hikes and scenic drives.  The first drive we did, well I guess second if the Custer Wildlife Loop counts, was Iron…

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Bison, Burros, And The Black Hills: The Best Things To Do In Custer State Park

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. One of the first things we did when we got to the Black Hills in South Dakota was head to the Custer State Park Wildlife Loop Road, well, right after visiting Wind Cave…

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Aliens, Robots, And Intestines, Oh My! These Are Some Of The Best Petroglyphs In Moab

I finally have all of my Moab rock art posts up and can share this one, too!  These are some of the best petroglyphs in Moab because of the subject and accessibility.  All of these are easy to get to and some of them are pretty unique. I've been wanting to do a post like…

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Sego Canyon Rock Art: Out Of This World Pictographs Just An Hour From Moab

If you've been here a while you'll know it's not shocking that I had no idea what the Sego Canyon Pictographs were basically until we were going.  I had heard of Sego Canyon earlier this summer but didn't really know what it was.  We decided to go last minute after the Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail…

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Intestine Man Pictograph Site + Bonus Petroglyphs Near Canyonlands National Park

One of the last rock art stops on our little Moab trip was the Intestine Man, one I was very excited about for a long time.  I didn't realize how easy it was to see though for quite a while.  I finally got to see it and it was just as cool as I was…

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The Best Things To Do In Canyonlands National Park That Aren’t Hiking

Welcome back to my "things that aren't hiking" series.  This series highlights activities in national parks that aren't hiking.  Some easy walks may be included, but they are all easy according to the park website and under one-mile round-trip.  You can find the rest of the posts here.  Whether you can't hike, don't like to…

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Landscape Arch Hike: One Of The Best Hikes In Arches National Park

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. One of the most iconic arches at Arches National Park, aside from Delicate Arch, is Landscape Arch!  Have you ever read arch more in one sentence?  This is the really long, skinny arch…

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How To See The Copper Ridge Dinosaur Tracks In Moab

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. As you know if you've been here a while, I love seeing all things dinosaur.  Over the last two years, I hiked the Trail Through Time in Colorado, saw the tracks on Potash…

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Moab Golf Course Petroglyphs: See The Moab Man And Tons Of Other Rock Art

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. A last-minute addition to my Moab rock art bucket list was the Moab Man at the Golf Course Rock Art Site.  I think I actually had the Moab Man on but Utah bucket…

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Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail: Easy To See Dinosaur Bones In Moab, Utah

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Last year we made it to the Mill Canyon Dinosaur Tracks, but it was way too cold and windy to do the Mill Canyon dinosaur bone trail, so I went on our end…

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Bartlett Pictographs: Out Of This World Rock Art In Moab, Utah

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. As you know, the theme of my last trip to Moab was rock art and the Bartlett Rock Art was one I was very excited about.  These pictographs are Barrier Style, a style…

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Moonflower Petroglyphs + Birthing Rock Petroglyphs: Must-See Rock Art In Moab, Utah

At the end of this season, we spent a few days in Moab with my parents and the theme of this trip was rock art.  While the Moonflower Canyon and Birthing Rock Petroglyphs weren't the very top of my list, they had some tough pictograph competition, I was very excited for the Birthing Rock. These…

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Ranger Talk: A National Park Ranger Interview With Dara Green

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Welcome back to another Ranger Talk!  This week we're talking to Dara, an interpretive ranger in Virginia.  Just keep in mind, the views expressed here are her own and are not reflective of…

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Experience The Shining And Take A Stanley Hotel Ghost Tour Next Time You’re In Estes Park, Colorado

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. For Halloween, I decided to share a post all about my spooky Stanley Hotel Ghost Tour.  I mean, what better time for this?  The first time I visited Estes Park we stopped in…