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State Forest State Park


Posted July 18, 2017

Location: Colorado, State Forest State Park
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State Forest State Park near Walden, Colorado, is one of the most amazing creations of natural beauty in North America. In the ultimate rugged Colorado, State Forest State Park offers visitors 71,000 acres of forest, jagged peaks, alpine lakes, wildlife and miles of trails. The park stretches along the west side of the Medicine Bow Mountains and into the north end of the Never Summer Range.  In all this vast space, the park offers barely over 150 campsites, which means that you will see mu  .... Read More

Lake Agnes


Posted May 18, 2017

Location: Colorado, State Forest State Park
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Rose and I attended State Forest State Park near Walden, Colorado, for the first time in 2016.  What we found was an amazing treasure of untouched wilderness, mountain lakes, rocky peaks, and wildlife beyond our imagination. Lake Agnes stands as the first mountain lake we have visited.  Lake Agnes is an alpine lake in the Colorado State Forest State Park occurring within the Never Summer Mountain Range. The lake lies within glacial tarn surrounded by a cirque consisting of Nokhu Crags  .... Read More

Hiking Season 2017 Begins


Posted April 8, 2017

Location: Iowa, Palisades Kepler State Park
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Hiking season kicked in full gear with temperatures warming in Iowa. Rose and I ventured down to Palisades-Kepler State Park near Mount Vernon, Iowa. To say that the wildlife was active would be an understatement. Park Background: Palisades Kepler State Park In the late 1890s, James Sherman Minott acquired 160 acres of timberland on the Cedar River and built a spacious inn for the accommodation of visitors. He also established a boat rental and sold lots for the building of summer cot  .... Read More

Trail Ridge Road


Posted September 30, 2016

Location: Colorado, Grand Teton National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Wyoming, Yellowstone
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Adventures into the wild take us to the most extraordinary places. You will find narrative and photo records of our adventures on our blog. We look forward to your input on the blog articles as we are constantly tracking wildlife sightings across North America. Our first family trip into the wilderness was in 2012.  We visited Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Mount Rushmore, and the Badlands.  In all, the trip was amazing! The photo   .... Read More