Category: National Parks


A Reef and a Basin

We thought Kerri had not been to Capitol Reef National Park, and since it wasn’t that far off our planned route, we went in for an afternoon visit. We were wrong (Kerri says it was because I gave her bad information, I say otherwise) as she recognized features pretty early...


Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park was the reason we drove all the way through North Dakota.  A long time I have wanted to drop in on Teddy, but North Dakota has always been so far off my route. I knew this may be the last opportunity (at least for many years)...


Yak-packing in Voyaguers Ntnl Park

This past weekend was our second big adventure of the year; the three-day, two-night, yak-packing trip into Voyageurs National Park. Even though we had planned a few months ahead on this one, reservations were scarce for any of the boat-in camping. Only a few sites remained at the time we...