Point Lookout Trail – Mesa Verde

October 26, 2018 This hike is a favorite of ours because it is such a short drive from Cortez, it is a short (but steep) hike and has spectacular and unique views.  Trailhead: The trail head for this hike is one of several in Morefield Campground inside Mesa Verde National Park. The campground is just […]

Elephant Hill – Canyonlands

On this outing we were hangin’ with grandpops. I didn’t keep track of lots of details but we sure had a great day. You just can’t beat warm, red rocks in February. . From Monticello, it took us about 1 hour to drive to the Canyonlands visitor center. One we left the Elephant Hill trailhead […]

Petroglyph Trail – Mesa Verde

July 1, 2011 My sister and her family were visiting and the boys wanted to see a National Park. Plus they wanted to hike in the desert. This is both. It’s always amazing for me to be at the park, hear all of the languages spoken and remember that people come for all over the […]