One of the most dog friendly parks is being threatened

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument I have previously written about a couple different places in Grand Staircase-Escalante which we have enjoyed with our Danes, Devil's Garden and Lower Calf Creek Falls with a third location, Willis Creek slot not yet published.  I give the area a 4-paw rating because dogs are welcome throughout most of the monument.  It … Continue reading One of the most dog friendly parks is being threatened

Trail above the Fruita campground

Capitol Reef National Park

In central Utah, a 65 million years old, giant wrinkle in the Earth's crust stretches for 100 miles.  It is called the Waterpocket Fold.  People of the Fremont culture lived here as early as 700AD till about 1250.  They were followed in the 1800's by Mormon pioneers who created the community of Fruita along the Fremont … Continue reading Capitol Reef National Park

Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park is in southern Texas along the border with Mexico.  The border is marked by the Rio Grande River and the park covers 118 miles of it.  While pets are not disallowed they are not overly welcome.  They can only be in paved areas or campgrounds.  There is also the threat of … Continue reading Big Bend National Park