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Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park Campground 5

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park Campground

  Location: Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, California Address: 1111 Second Street, Crescent City, CA 95531 Phone for reservation: 800-444-7275  or at website of Reserve America Open Season: Year round (high season May 15th – September 30th) Vehicle Length Limit: 36-foot RV or 31-foot trailer GPS Coordinates: N 41 47.884 W 124 05.074 While exploring an outstanding JSRSP don’t miss a chance to spend a night under the canopy of the incredible gigantic redwood trees for the abundance of which this park is famous. Jedediah Smith Redwoods [...]

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Cant Ranch and a peacefully beautiful River Trail

  Location: Sheep Rock Unit, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon Roundtrip: 0,6 miles Difficulty: Easy Elevation Gain: None GPS Coordinates: N 44 33.334   W 119 38.677 Visitor’s Information Open: all year round No Pass Required   Cant Ranch is the second “must-visit” place on your trip around the Sheep Rock Unit after Paleontology Center. It can be easily found as it is situated just across the street from the Center. The former house of Scottish immigrants - James Cant and his wife Elizabeth, which was built in 1917, serves now as a historical [...]

The Narrows 10

The Narrows – an incredibly unique experience for any hiker!

Location: Zion National Park, Utah Length: as long as you wish Difficulty: Moderate GPS Coordinates: N 37 17.798  W 112 56.895   Zion Narrows is among the most incredible and breathtaking adventures in the US. Thousands of people come to Zion National Park in order to challenge themselves with this scenic and adventurous hike. This unique hike at the bottom of a sandstone canyon, the walls of which rise thousands of feet vertically and come as close as twenty feet across at some places is [...]

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Amazing River Trail at Smith Rock State Park

Address: Terrebonne, OR 97760, United States Phone number: 541-548-7501 Length: 0.68 miles GPS Coordinates: N 44 21.952 W 121 08.233 Information Center: Crooked River National Grassland, 274 SW 4th Street, Madras, OR River Trail is an extremely easy picturesque trail, especially popular and often visited by families with kids and various age visitors, who are eager to enjoy all the beauty of Smith Rock State Park without climbing the strenuous trails, preferring a pleasant saunter at a leisurely pace. To find to the River Trail from the [...]

Mesa Verde Trail 15

Mesa Verde Trail at Smith Rock State Park

Location: Smith Rock State Park Length: 0.65 miles GPS Coordinates: N 44 21.952 W 121 08.233 Mesa Verde Trail is a very short, only 0.65-mile trail that connects to other more beautiful and popular trails. Though the trail is short and is used as a connecting trail, it provides several good views: nice views of Monkey Face and the surrounding. While hiking along this trail I was amazed by the numerous yellow rock, gorgeous views and fabulously beautiful sky. By the way, the [...]

Upper Geyser Basin 14

Upper Geyser Basin – home for the most famous geysers.

Location: Yellowstone National Park, Upper Geyser Basin GPS Coordinates: N 44 27.635 W 110 49.846 The Upper Geyser Basin is Yellowstone’s largest geyser basin and it has the highest concentration of hot springs in the world. The basin occupies the territory of about 1 mi2. This basin is home for the famous Old Faithful Geyser as well as for other numerous geothermal features. The whole day or even several can be spent here in exploration of this area, but please, follow general rules [...]

South Kaibab Trail

Location: Grand Canyon, South Rim Round Trip: 14 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation Change: 4,780 feet Highest Point At the trailhead – 7,260 feet GPS Coordinates: N 36 3.177 W 112 5.038 Visitor’s Information Open: all year round No Pass Required   South Rim, being the most popular among the rims and considered the most beautiful one, has a lot of attractions and many trails to offer to its visitors. Most of the tourists prefer to enjoy the beauty and majesty of the Grand Canyon from its edge, but we are sure that the real greatness [...]

Trail of Time 5

Breathtaking Trail of Time

Location:    Grand Canyon, South Rim Round Trip:    2,83 miles Difficulty:    Easy GPS Coordinates:    N 36 3.969 W 112 7.055 Visitor’s Information:    Open all year round, No Pass Required Magnificent and fascinating Grand Canyon astonished and attracted people for hundreds of years. But in spite of all uniqueness and incredible geologic history of Grand Canyon, there was no any program showing, teaching or explaining its geologic significance on a worldwide scale, until in 2007 Yavapai Observation station was rededicated as a Geology Museum, and [...]