Hiking Petroglyph National Monument

Hiking Petroglyph National Monument

Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America. It features designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago.  Petroglyphs are ancient rock carvings created by striking the basalt boulders directly with hammerstone removing the dark, desert varnish on the boulder’s … Read more

Avoiding Yellowstone Crowds – Off The Beaten Path

Anyone that has been to Yellowstone or any National Park recently knows that crowds have grown exponentially over the last few years and especially since Covid-19. Long lines and wait times are now the norm at all the popular locations. So what can you do to avoid the crowds and still enjoy the National Parks? … Read more

Top 10 Things We Saw in Yellowstone National Park

Wolf Up Close

For Summer 2021 we decided that the Yellowstone area would be a fun place to stay and explore everything we can. Yellowstone National Park is our favorite park. With the wildlife, the geysers and geological features there is nowhere more interesting. Here is our top 10 things we saw in 2021. Note: Some of the … Read more

Jurassic National Monument – Elmo, Utah

Jurassic National Monument, at the site of the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, is well-known for containing the densest concentration of Jurassic dinosaur fossils ever found. The 2453 acre National Monument was created in 2018 to ensure the protection of the dinosaur quarry and surrounding areas. After watching the videos of this National Monument I was so … Read more