Travel Blogs from Raton
... br> right?” “Ah no, we have no snakes and only one spider which has
venom which may kill you. So camping is easy in New Zealand, no need
to worry about those or skunks etc...” “You have big old bears
though?” “No, we don't have bears either.” “So do you live in
like paradise or something?” I'm starting to think so!
From there we travelled further West ...
... family in a camper van that have no sense of being in nature. The park in practically empty and the park ranger assigned us a spot and shortly after, a noxious family. Usually we get to chose spots, but not here. Their music was blasting, kids screaming, mother shouting, dog barking... actually the dog seems to be the nicest member of the family! No chance of any animal friends getting close and visiting us with that racket! Except bunnies it seems that do ...
... county courthouse as we took pictures in front of the town hall and the Claude town historical marker. After we thought we were done, we went off to get the one geocache in town, and uncovered a whole new vein of "Claude" memorabilia: The Claude News, and a building we thought was a restaurant called Claude, but which turned out to have been the funeral parlor. On the way out of town, though, we encountered the real gem of the town: a ...
... he had knocked down. We talked with a couple who were leaving as we pulled in. They said they had a bear come into their RV last summer. She warned us to keep doors securely fastened! I was certain I would get a bear photo on the game camera, but only had a skunk. :( Mike and Dee McKinney Antlers Ok, were the campground Host. Very nice couple, they promised to visit us in Paris when we all get back home. The night was the darkest ...
... I hiked the Crater Rim Trail, a paved, 1 mile trail around the rim of the crater, which climbs about 300 feet from the parking lot. It's not that steep but at over 8,000 feet it didn't take much to get me winded. There are some good views of the other volcanoes in the area.
Next I headed for the Boca Trail, a 2 mile loop trail through the vent area around the base of the volcano. I ...
Other places to stay in Raton
1160 S. Second Street, Raton | Motelfrom $57
1610 Cedar St, Raton | 1 star motelfrom $54
1600 Cedar St, Raton | 1 star motelfrom $45
101 Card Avenue, Raton | 2 star motelfrom $135
136 Canyon Dr, Raton | Motelfrom $71
473 Clayton Rd, Raton | 2 star motelfrom $116
- Nice hotel
308 Canyon Dr, Raton | Motelfrom $48
200 Clayton Rd, Raton | Motelfrom $37