7 Leave No Trace Principles – Outdoor Ethics & Etiquette

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The 7 Leave No Trace principals are the most important rules that are to help protect and preserve the outdoor natural environments and wildlife habitats. These rules apply to camping, on the trail, and on the water. But what do we do about careless people who ignore the concept? Continue reading “7 Leave No Trace Principles – Outdoor Ethics & Etiquette”

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Cottonwood Campground Review

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Campground

While exploring Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, we camped at Cottonwood Campground inside the park. It’s located just five miles from the National Park’s South Unit park entrance. Our plans were originally to camp three nights. Due inclement weather, we ended up staying a few more days. But it was more than the cold rain that kept us there!

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Visiting Mount Rushmore National Memorial? Everything You Need to Know!!

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Mount Rushmore depicts a conglomerate of massive granite sculptures of four influential U.S. Presidents. But there’s more to Mount Rushmore than just marveling at this incredible man-made wonder! It’s the perfect family vacation destination to experience patriotism and learn why this National Park is so popular. But before you go, we give you all the details to make your visit a memorable experience. Continue reading “Visiting Mount Rushmore National Memorial? Everything You Need to Know!!”

Which National Park Pass Should You Get for Free Entry?

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Making the Most of Your National Park Experience

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Have you been to a National Park lately? If not, you’re missing out on an incredible experience. Park visitors have grown to epic numbers of visitors. It’s because it’s relatively inexpensive, educational and a great way to get in touch with your wild side. But how can you make the most of your visit? Here’s some National Park visitor tips to create incredible memories that last a lifetime.

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Great Sand Dunes National Park – Colorado

In the summer of 2015, we relocated from the Air Force Academy Campground to Haggard’s RV Park in Pueblo, Colorado to visit our son who also lived in Pueblo.  While parked there, we also met up with our RV friends, Brittany and Eric (also a Coast Guard Vet) of RV Wanderlust some comraderie and campfires.

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Scotts Bluff National Monument – Gering, Nebraska

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There’s a cool National Monument in western Nebraska that is rich in history of our country. We actually happened upon Scotts Bluff National Monument on one of our cross-country motorcycle trips pre-RV. But it wasn’t just the history that drew us to this strange bluff situated on the flatland valley along the Platte River. We decided to visit again but with purpose…