Category Archives: National Parks

Arches National Park

After visiting National Parks on four of the previous five days, we had it down to a science—sort of. We grabbed a raspberry scone at a Moab bakery and were at the park entrance just after dawn. Too early, as … Continue reading

Posted in National Parks | Comments Off on Arches National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park is divided into three segments by the Colorado and Green Rivers, and there are no bridges or other means to get from one segment to another without driving a great distance outside the park. We opted to … Continue reading

Posted in National Parks | Comments Off on Canyonlands National Park

Zion National Park — Day Two

We grabbed a quick breakfast in the hotel and drove back to the park. This day was sunny from the start, with temperatures near 60°, and these facts were reflected in the crowds. Right from the start, everything was busier. … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, National Parks, Scenery | Comments Off on Zion National Park — Day Two

Zion National Park — Day One

We woke up Monday to rain. It continued all through our waffle breakfast and our 45-minute drive to Zion National Park. As we passed through Springdale, we saw a sign that read, “Zion NP lots filled. Park in town.” This … Continue reading

Posted in National Parks | Comments Off on Zion National Park — Day One