A slick adventure in Echo Park in Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado/Utah

“Road impassable when wet.” I roll my eyes at this statement.  I have been to enough national parks and monuments to know my limits and how cautious the National Park Service has gotten.  Little did I know that park service’s warning was more than the usual overreaction.  I had quite an adventure while camping at Echo Park in Dinosaur National Monument. Continue Reading . . .

Spotlight Thursday – Summiting Guadalupe Peak in Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels and a spotlight on the location. Today’s Spotlight Thursday is from the top of Guadalupe Peak.  I took this photo on one of my cross-country US road trips.  On my way from Tennessee to Colorado, I stopped and spent a couple of days in Guadalupe Mountains National Park.  This park sits on the border of Texas and New Mexico.  The closest town is Carlsbad, New Mexico. Guadalupe is near Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Continue Reading . . .