Tag: National Park

  • Scrambling in Joshua Tree

    We stopped in Joshua Tree for a few days to break up the drive from Sedona to San Diego. Both Tim and I have great memories of previous trips there and we wanted to share the fun of scrambling in the jumbo boulders with Hunter. We had initially hoped to camp in one of the […]

  • Fort Pulaski, Tybee Island Georgia

    Fort Pulaski is a Civil War fort that is now a National Monument run by the National Parks Service. It was commissioned by President James Madison as part of the coastal fortification system shortly after the War of 1812. Construction started in 1829 and they were still working on the armament in 1860. As it turned […]

  • Fort Frederica, Georgia

    Fort Frederica is a National Monument run by the National Parks Service. It is more of a ruins than an actual fort these days and highlights the 1700’s when Georgia was settled by the British, through to 1742 when the British and Spanish clashed as part of Spain’s attempt to expand north from Florida. The British […]

  • Crystal gazing at the Petrified Forest National Park

      Petrified Forest National Park is another lesser visited national park located in the North East corner of Arizona as you head towards New Mexico. The Hedderman family had stopped at the park a few days before us and raved so we thought we would spend some time in this self proclaimed “science park” while on […]

  • Jasper National Park

    We had originally planned to head south from Prince George through the northern interior of BC to mountain bike and then check out Whistler and Squamish to see what all the noise is about. That was changed on the fly when our friends that were coming back to the Yukon from Colorado were able to […]