Arizona Camper Van

Sedona Jeep Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Lees Ferry Campground | $20/night Area Recreation Pass required – $30/vehicle for 7 days | Federal Annual Passes accepted Designated Campsites First come, first served Fire/grill pits, bench, potable water, restrooms, trash service, aluminum can recycling Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Alstrom Point – Lake Powell Area RecreationContinue reading “Arizona Camper Van”

Dante’s View

Death Valley National Park, Stop No. 7 November 28, 2020 Location: Off of CA-190 W. You will take a 13 mile road to the top of the Black Mountains Parking: Small parking lot Pets: Not allowed Fee: DVNP entrance fee $35/vehicle good for 7 days or America the Beautiful Pass Restrooms: Yes, but not atContinue reading “Dante’s View”

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

Death Valley National Park, Stop No. 6 November 28, 2020 Location: Off of CA-190 W  Parking: Small parking lot but you are able to park on the side of the road Pets: Not allowed Fee: DVNP entrance fee $35/vehicle good for 7 days or America the Beautiful Pass Restrooms: Yes Time Needed: 1 hour AfterContinue reading “Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes”

Titus Canyon

Death Valley National Park, Stop No. 5 November 28, 2020 Location: One way entrance off Highway 374 on east side Vehicle: High clearance vehicles with at least 8 inches of ground clearance and 4WD or AWD are recommend Parking: No parking for most of the road Pets: Not allowed Fee: DVNP entrance fee $35/vehicle goodContinue reading “Titus Canyon”

Devil’s Golf Course

Death Valley National Park, Stop No. 4 November 28, 2020 Location: Dirt road on the west side of Badwater Road Parking: Small parking lot Hike: Walk through the large salt Pets: Not allowed off pavement Fee: DVNP entrance fee $35/vehicle good for 7 days or America the Beautiful Pass Restrooms at Trailhead: Yes After seeingContinue reading “Devil’s Golf Course”

Artists Drive to Artists Palette

Death Valley National Park, Stop No. 2 November 27, 2020 Location: 20 min south of the Furnace Creek Visitor Center How to get here: vehicle, 9 mile drive Hike: walk out to view points Pets: Not allowed Fee: DVNP entrance fee $35/vehicle good for 7 days or America the Beautiful Pass Restrooms at Trailhead: YesContinue reading “Artists Drive to Artists Palette”

Bryce Canyon National Park

See Bryce Canyon in One Day Hike the Figure 8 Combination Loop September 5th, 2020 Distance: 6.4 miles out & back Dog Friendly: The park itself is, but not on the trails. Fee: $35 vehicle fee Restrooms at trailhead: Yes & at the bottom of Peek-A-boo Loop. We drove to Bryce Canyon National Park LaborContinue reading “Bryce Canyon National Park”

Saguaro National Park West

What to do in Saguaro National Park if you are limited on time June 25th, 2020 Dog Friendly: Yes, but must be leashed. Fee: Yes. $25 per car. Due to COVID-19 the Red Hills Visitor Center is closed. You pay the $25 at a box at the visitors center. It is based on an honor system.Continue reading “Saguaro National Park West”

Petrified Forest National Park

Day Trip From Phoenix June 18th, 2020 Dog Friendly: Yes, but must be leashed. Fee: Yes. $25 per car. Good for one week. Restrooms at trailhead: Not all of them, but there is restrooms at the visitors centers. THINGS TO DO AT PETRIFIED FOREST NATIONAL PARK: Petrified Forest National Park is only a 3.5 hour driveContinue reading “Petrified Forest National Park”

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Easy trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park July 10th, 2020 Dog Friendly: Yes. Fee: No Restrooms at trailhead: Yes there is multiple bathrooms throughout the park HISTORY BEHIND CUYAHOGA VALLEY NATIONAL PARK: I lived in the Cleveland area for 24 years and never went to Cuyahoga Valley National Park. I moved to Phoenix and have beenContinue reading “Cuyahoga Valley National Park”