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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park

Sunday, October 20, 2019 We were staying at Holbrook / Petrified Forest KOA Journey.    There were two obvious routes to take from the KOA to the park. Interstate 40 passes through the National Park.  Since the park's main road is a north-south road, we had to enter either from the north or south.  We … Continue reading Petrified Forest National Park

Grand Canyon National Park – Trailer Village RV Park

Grand Canyon National Park – Trailer Village RV Park

Saturday, October 12 Through Saturday, October 19, 2019 We left the Williams / Exit 167 / Circle Pines KOA Holiday around ten in the morning so we wouldn't arrive too early at Trailer Village RV Park at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. An information sign just outside of Tusayan, the last town before … Continue reading Grand Canyon National Park – Trailer Village RV Park

Grand Canyon National Park – Trail of Time

Grand Canyon National Park – Trail of Time

Friday, October 18, 2019 The Trail of Time is a geological time learning laboratory built to help park visitors understand, in a physical way, the role time played in the formation of the Grand Canyon. Distance, in meters is the metaphor used for understanding geologic time. 1 meter = 1 million years I prefer to … Continue reading Grand Canyon National Park – Trail of Time

Grand Canyon National Park – Bright Angel Trail

Grand Canyon National Park – Bright Angel Trail

Friday, October 18, 2019 Serendipity doesn't come often but when it does... Even in my early fifties, walking from the Grand Canyon rim down to the Colorado River below sounded like quite the pleasant adventure.  After all, the elevation change was ONLY four fifths of a mile from Bright Angel Trailhead (6,840 ft. elevation) to … Continue reading Grand Canyon National Park – Bright Angel Trail