The Bighorn National Forest is one of our favorite National Forests (because of the great name obviously). We didn’t see and Bighorn Sheep while we were there but we did see a moose out in the middle of a field. I would love to spend a couple days camping and exploring this unique Wyoming National … Continue reading Picture of the Day: Bighorn National Forest
Kings Mountain National Military Park is located about 40 miles southwest of Charlotte NC. I was driving back to Atlanta from Charlotte recently and saw the sign for the Park at exit 2 on I-85 and decided to check it out. Going south from the exit about 4 miles, crossing into South Carolina, you quickly … Continue reading Kings Mountain National Military Park
The Tower Trail is the 1.3 mile loop trail through ponderosa pine forest around Devil’s Tower. After being cooped up in the car for much of the day driving across Wyoming, I was very excited to hike this quick and easy trail. The trailhead is right at the visitors center. After a walk of … Continue reading Sunday Hikes: The Tower Trail at Devil’s Tower National Monument
I have gotten a variation of the question, “Is Mount Rushmore worth visiting?”, from almost everyone who has heard of my recent visit. It appears that many people have heard anecdotally that Mount Rushmore isn’t that impressive or that the Presidential sculptures are actually very small. To be honest, I had heard many of these statements before … Continue reading Is Mount Rushmore Worth Visiting?