Adventures in the American West: Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

'Please, for the good of your soul, travel west.'-Daniel J. Rice Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is massive. It encompasses much of Lake Powell and the areas around Page, Arizona. It is famous for several things, Horseshoe Bend and the Rainbow Bridge. The former I visited twice and the latter can only be accessed via … Continue reading Adventures in the American West: Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Adventures in Oregon: John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

'The desert, when the sun comes up...I couldn't tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.'-Tom Hanks One of the hidden gems of Central and Eastern Oregon is the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. That an area like this exists is remarkable! The (free) park is actually three locations, Sheep Rock, Painted Hills, and … Continue reading Adventures in Oregon: John Day Fossil Beds National Monument