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Oregon Caves National Park: Can You Cave It?

Oregon Caves National Park: Can You Cave It?

Over a year ago I explored the Oregon Caves National Monument for the first time. A huge cave system that still has unknown tunnels today. This park gives you many different ways to explore the cave, a guided tour of well-marked trails, rooms, and formations; or your choice of deeper cave exploring trips. My favorite … Continue reading

Bryce Canyon National Park: A Sandstone Treasure

Bryce Canyon National Park: A Sandstone Treasure

This week in Portland, Ore., flowers have been blooming, but last night we also experienced an unusual spring snow. It is this switch from freeze to thaw that helped form Bryce Canyon. Bryce’s brightly colored sandstone spires are spectacular and the reason this is my number one National Park to see before you die.  I … Continue reading

Jackson Hole: One beautiful place!

Jackson Hole: One beautiful place!

Just another stop on the map. We were headed for Yellowstone National Park in the SoBe “Luv Bus”. As usual, the bus was crawling up the 17% incline to this peak. We had to drive back over this pass after being turned away at the gate of Yellowstone. The SoBe bus was too commercial for … Continue reading