Zion National Park is always busy

First, Zion National Park is stunning, and everyone who can should visit.  Second, everyone seems to know about point number one, and they are all coming to visit. That makes for one damn crowded park, even in the off season.   It has been fun visiting Bryce Canyon, Capital Reefs, and Zion National Parks inContinue reading “Zion National Park is always busy”

Bryce is Great, Unless you have Acrophobia.

First, lets just cover the basics. Bryce Canyon National Park in Southern Utah is stunning to see.  Everyone should go. But if you go, know this; there are lots and lots of viewpoints out over the canyon where the only thing between you and the abyss is a National Park Service railing.  Now these railsContinue reading “Bryce is Great, Unless you have Acrophobia.”

Capitol Reef National Park is really big

We visited Capitol Reef National Park as our first big rock canyon.  We had originally planned to go to Moab this year with Dennis and Carol and some of their friends, but one Dan Stephens got sick.  Get well Dan. We’ll save Moab, Arches and Canyonland National Parks for next year with all of you. Continue reading “Capitol Reef National Park is really big”

Grande Teton before the early snow

Time for a change of scenery, so we hitched up, and finally waved goodbye to Henrys Lake State Park. It was a lovely place to stay.. We’ll be back to Yellowstone National Park, and we won’t wait 30 years this time.  On to Grande Teton National Park.   These two are twin sisters and aContinue reading “Grande Teton before the early snow”

Yellowstone, In the Fall

It’s hard for us to believe, but it’s been 30 years since Karin and I went to Yellowstone National Park. After Tim Valadao’s wedding in Idaho, we headed East from Corral Creek Ranch in the Camas Prairie toward the world’s first National Park. Being a little late to plan the trip, we knew we’d notContinue reading “Yellowstone, In the Fall”