Anacapa is one of the five islands that make up Channel Islands National Park in Southern California. The island is a breeding ground for an estimated 10,000 seagulls during nesting season.
Death Valley National Park in California is the hottest (record 134 degrees) , driest (low rainfall, high evaporation rate), lowest (282 feet below sea level), and wildest (3.1 million acres and is the largest designated wilderness in the USA outside Alaska).
Nevada National Parks Hoover Dam Ultimate Fighting Challenge Headquarters Red Rock Canyon in the Mojave Desert with climbing and scrambling instructor. Friends in Vegas Great Basin National Park is not just one but many basins. It is a vast region of sagebrush covered valleys and narrow mountain ranges. Its rivers and streams collect in […]
Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona has rock that is nearly two billion years old in the bottom of the canyon, is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide, and is a mile deep. Our family went on a six day rafting adventure in the Grand Canyon. We hiked 9.5 miles down the Bright […]
Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah is not really a canyon, but is 14 huge amphitheaters with spires, pinnacles, windows, and arches.
The Virgin River formed rock into cliffs and towers and created beautiful Zion National Park.
Capitol Reef National Park in Utah surrounds a wrinkle in the earth called the Waterpocket Fold, with layers of sandstone, canyons and rock formations.