Category Archives: Nature Notes

Zion National Park

May 5-9, 2019 We visited Zion about 5 years ago but were cycling back to check out a possible site for our travel club’s 2020 reunion. John first asked why I booked four nights because we’ve been there – “What … Continue reading

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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Kanab, UT

April 30-May 4, & May 9-13 2019 While camped at Lee’s Ferry Campground we chatted with our neighbor and he told us we HAD to go to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah. We kinda’, maybe, sorta’ heard … Continue reading

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Lee’s Ferry & Marble Canyon

April 17-21, 2019 We headed east out of Grand Canyon National Park, skirted the beautiful canyons on the Little Colorado River and swung north and up toward Page. Before the climb up to that plateau we angled west on 89A … Continue reading

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Ajo and the Desert Rain Cafe

March 9 – 17, 2019 We spent a week dry camping at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Don’t worry if you haven’t heard of it. We hadn’t either until we pulled up the National Park properties in Arizona and there … Continue reading

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Phoenix, Organ Stop Pizza and Casa Grande Ruins

February 25 – March 8, 2019 We had several friends hanging out in Phoenix for part of the winter so we wandered over that way. We didn’t have reservations and February/March make up a good chunk of extreme snowbird season … Continue reading

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Big Bend West Side, Cottonwood Campground, Study Butte/Terlinqua and Beyond

February 18, 2019 Cottonwood Campground – No Generators Allowed. You don’t know how nice that is until you spend a week with this roaring noise for twelve hours each day. Luckily we were out hiking most of the time but … Continue reading

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Dinosaur National Park – BUT NOT!

February 16, 2019 Fossil Discovery Exhibit An excellent ranger-led tour really got us excited about this fascinating exhibit. It was an excellent program at an excellent interpretive center. We learned that Big Bend encompasses a longer geologic timescale than any … Continue reading

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