1. Crater Lake National Park, OR – A Few Hours Might Be Enough

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    August 3, 2015 by Deb W. Trotter

    Most National Parks are about more than one feature, and it takes some time and effort to get a real …
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  2. Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA – What Happened to Winter?

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    March 15, 2015 by Deb W. Trotter

    While in the northern Sacramento Valley a week ago, I drove up Highway 36 to Lassen Park, unable to resist …
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  3. Bandelier National Monument, NM – Little River of Beans Falls

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    February 17, 2015 by Deb W. Trotter

    We didn’t really know what to expect on a winter visit to the Santa Fe area, but last week with …
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  4. Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA – Autumn Reflections

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    September 2, 2014 by Deb W. Trotter

    The Park is getting ready for winter. You can smell it in the air, you can hear it in the …
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  5. Yosemite National Park, CA – Happy 150th Birthday!

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    June 30, 2014 by Deb W. Trotter

    On June 30, 1864, 150 years ago today, while the American Civil War raged, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite …
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  6. Zion National Park, UT – The Emerald Pools

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    June 10, 2014 by Deb W. Trotter

    Hiking to one, or two, or all three of the Emerald Pools is a very popular way to get off …
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  7. Zion National Park, UT – Oops I Did It Again!!

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    May 19, 2014 by Deb W. Trotter

    To start the month of May this year, I made it for the second time to the top of Angels …
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