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Travel Blogs from Arco
We're a day out of Boise and camping for the first time. This site is a national monument which began forming some 13 million years ago, erupting the last time two thousand yrs ago. and they say it's not done yet! Yellowstone is going through a similar process. Smoke from the Sun Valley fires is very evident..should make for a good sunset. We will hike up to the ...
"What you see depends mainly on what you look for."
- Richard J. Vogl, Biologist
Katie asked a Park Ranger earlier in the trip what was the strangest thing she's ever seen. This is an interesting question because they have seen many strange things. A Ranger from a different park discussed how a bird became trapped in an outhouse toilet after a startled girl knocked it out of the air upon entering the ...
Everything has a season. Everything has a time.
Show me a reason and I'll soon show you a rhyme.
Rivers belong where they can ramble. Eagles belong where they can fly.
I’ve got to be where my spirit can run free. Gotta find my corner of the sky.
- Pippin (from the play Pippin)
The highlight of this moving day was our quick trip to the Great Salt Lake. We hoped to spend half a day here ...
... National Laboratory where scientists did lots of early testing of uses of nuclear power. We are going to tour the old power site tomorrow.
Today we are going to Craters of the Moon national monument to hike and climb through old lava tubes that are now ...
Today we hit the road to go visit Craters of the Moon which is a national monument about 3 hours to the west of our cabin. I can remember visiting this place as a kid almost 40 years ago, being left with the impression of how bizarre the area was.
The route took us through the Caribou-Targhee National Forest as we follow the Snake River for about 30 miles. After that, we are back into ...