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Dinosaur National Monument

Along the border of Colorado and Utah is a natural wonderland spanning over 300 square miles. Here the Green and Yampa Rivers cut through the arid eastern edge of the Uinta Mountains, exposing hundreds of millions of years of geologic … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon National Park

“Let this great wonder of nature remain as it now is. You cannot improve on it. But what you can do is keep it for your children, your children’s children, and all who come after you, as the one great … Continue reading

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The Painted Desert

Rich with color, the Painted Desert covers a wide arc across northeast Arizona. Beginning to the east of the Grand Canyon, this beautiful landscape stretches almost to New Mexico. My favorite views of this region are found in and around … Continue reading

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Indiana’s Knobstone Trail

At 58 miles in length, the Knobstone Trail is Indiana’s longest and most rugged hiking trail. I covered a few of those miles last weekend while my wife and I were in the area visiting her family. Following the edge of … Continue reading

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Taiwan: Yehliu Geopark

After visiting Yangmingshan National Park, my wife and I continued our Taiwan vacation at Yehliu Geopark. Although there was much to see on this stretch of the northeastern coast, it’s best known for the fascinating rock formations that have been shaped by … Continue reading

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Biscayne National Park: Convoy Point

Biscayne National Park encompasses Biscayne Bay and many islands and shores just south of Miami, Florida.  To really enjoy the park it’s necessary to book a boat and go snorkeling or scuba diving.  Unfortunately I didn’t have time in my … Continue reading

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