My Guide to Arches National Park

The Stats Established: 1929 (initially as a National Monument, then became a National Park in 1971) Location: Eastern Utah, about 230 miles southeast of Salt Lake City Visitation: 1,663,557 in 2018 Size: 76,679 acres   Brief Description  Arches National Park is literally home to thousands of sandstone arches.  This is a park that just about... Continue Reading →

The Many Benefits of Hiking

Hiking is the ultimate outdoor recreation activity. I know, I know, of course I love to hike, I blog about hiking and travel and wrote a book about hiking in the National Parks. Hear me out, though, I’ll back up my claim. There are a few reasons why I think hiking is so great. First... Continue Reading →

Glacier National Park in One Day

I decided to write a few blog posts about how to enjoy several different National Parks if you only have one day there. I hope you find my suggestions for Glacier National Park helpful. I have been to Glacier three times so far, but I hope to return to that incredible landscape in northwest Montana... Continue Reading →

Hiking Resolutions for 2019

I haven’t really made any goals or New Year’s Resolutions for 2019. However, I just got the idea to make some Hiking Resolutions for the New Year. As I’ve written many times, I haven’t made it to any National Parks in a while since I have little kids now and I live a long flight... Continue Reading →

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