Tagged: national park

zion; national; park; winter; snow; rock; formation; rocks; wildlife; patterns; united states; national park; utah

A Winter Peek into Zion National Park

Happy National Parks Week! Happy National Park Week!! United States National Parks are celebrating 100 years this year.  In honor of National Park week, the parks are open to the public free of charge from April 16 thru 24th.  There...

new mexico; gran quivira; indians; indian; spanish; historic; ruins; archeology; pueblo; salinas; pithouses; masonry; village; house; explorers

Salinas Pueblo Missions – Gran Quivira

Along the Salt Missions Trail – Part 2 New Mexico’s rich history is full of many transformations.  In the central area of New Mexico lay three Salinas Pueblo Missions ruins: Quarai, Gran Quivira and Abo. Gran Quivira, also known as...

carlsbad; cavern; stalagmite; stalagtite; caverns; new mexico; underground; formation; national park

Carlsbad Caverns – The Low Down on the Underground

Amazing Caverns Bring Out the Explorer in Us All Carlsbad Caverns National Park, near Carlsbad, New Mexico,  is a natural wonder that everyone should experience.  With more than 100 caves, UNESCO added it to the list of World Heritage Sites...

petroglyph; national park; monument; park; rocks; formations; drawings; ancient; indian; hiking; climbing; albuquerque; new mexico

The Writing’s on the Wall at Petroglyph National Monument

Those Who Came Before While road tripping thru New Mexico, I took some time to visit Petroglyph National Monument near Albuquerque. Archeological and ancient places are some of my favorite destinations.  I love learning how people lived hundreds or thousands...

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