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No Reservation Campgrounds

If you are car camping across the Southwest, here are some recommendations and recollections of great forest service campgrounds where we have stayed. You can usually drive right in and find a spot, and be surrounded by the beauty of the area. California: During a recent road trip to California, we were pleasantly surprised by […]

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Ten Best Colorado State Parks

Colorado seems to be on everyone’s radar these days–and Colorado state parks are waiting for you to visit. If you are planning a Colorado trip that includes outdoor recreation, it may be a good time to review other camping options that are not the state’s more well-known national parks. Colorado has myriad choices for outdoor […]

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Ouray Canyoning is The Next Big Thing

Ouray, Colorado, boasts hot springs, waterfalls, mountains, and small town charm by the wagon-load. Once known only for its springs and ice climbing (and being the back-o-beyond neighbor to Telluride), Ouray has come into its own with the exploration and discovery of the canyons that surround the town. Greg and Connie Foy have founded the Ouray Canyon […]

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Lexi Video

Woman Breaks Ankle Hiking, Makes Video

Lexi DeForest, 21, a Colorado State University student, broke her ankle while hiking in the Vedauwoo Mountains of Wyoming. While her boyfriend left her to go and get help, she made a video of her entire experience while waiting for help to arrive. Her boyfriend did return and now her video, which was posted on YouTube on […]

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Cliff Palace

Crack at Mesa Verde a Concern

Walking tours to Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde National Park are being rerouted due to a crack in the masonry of a structure known as Kiva F. The crack was discovered last year, and archaeologists at the park have done what they can to shore up Kiva F to prevent further cracking of the structure. […]

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