• We left the heat of Moab and Arches National Park in Utah and worked our way across into Colorado, then started heading north and east towards Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • We leave Cleveland and head to the Cuyahoga National Park, only 30 miles south of Cleveland. "Though only a short distance from the urban areas of Cleveland and Akron, Cuyahoga Valley National Park seems worlds away.The park is a refuge for native plants and wildlife, and provides routes of discovery for visitors. The winding Cuyahoga River gives way to deep forests, rolling hills, and open farmlands."

  • This is the only national park in the America’s set up to protect a historic “dinosaur quarry”. In 1909 paleontologist Earl Douglass from the Carnegie Museum was asked to visit a recent discovery made by a local miner. By 1915 the “Carnegie’s Quarry” had been set up as a designated 80 acre Dinosaur National Monument featuring 1000’s of bones from the late-jurassic dinosaur period.

  • We're so close. We couldn't give this a miss. The Great Smoky National Park in Tennessee is only 3 hours drive from South Fork River National Recreation Area. That's all.  What we weren't prepared for was the astonishing corridor of theme parks, restaurants, attractions, showtime, theatres, thrills and spills just before the parks entrance.

  • Charlie's Bunion - nothing to do with feet. Well, perhaps that's not true. It was a hike so it would have something to do with feet. A 10 mile round trip to Charlie's Bunion which is a rocky outcrop way up on the Appalachian Trail from Newfound Gap overlook.

  • We left the Great Smokey Mountain National Park after a great week of exploration....however we could not resist one final small hike up to Laurel Falls on our way out. This before we started our day long drive over to Mammoth Cave National Park.

  • American History, Alive in Stone...

  • Glacier Basin - June 2016 - "...there are those you can call nothing but tourists. Those that go tearing from coast to coast and back again on their vacations are tourists. When they reach home from their travels they are not certain where they saw this or that…" - Abner Sprague

  • Big Henry has always attracted attention. Often it is just the passing enquiry, a remark or a walk around by admirers in a superstore parking area. Other times people are very keen to learn more....we have been followed sometimes for miles for a photo, but this was to be the first time that we were actually stopped by another vehicle.

  • The rugged beauty of the Badlands draws visitors from around the world. These striking geologic deposits contain one of the world’s richest fossil beds. Ancient mammals such as the rhino, horse, and saber-toothed cat once roamed here.

  • In 1906, Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Devils Tower as the first "National Monument” in the United States.

  • We had travelled this amazing route in May last year, with our dear friend Ed McNeil in his Earthroamer…this time it would be very different.

  • On on to Jasper Town and to hook up with our Earthroamer buddies Brenda and Garth. First stop on our early start is Peyto Lake.

  • ‘I have always said, I never would have been President if it had not been for my experiences in North Dakota’ - Theodore Roosevelt, 1918.

  • Old growth forests, wind swept prairies, ancient glaciers and deep lakes may seem worlds apart, but in this park in the humid Pacific North West, they all inter mingle with plants and animals to make for a truly majestic destination.

  • ‘Fragrant evergreen forests, wind swept prairies, steep mountains and deep lakes meet in Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada”.

  • We had decided that the best place to test out Big Henry would be Yellowstone Park, Wyoming. The park was in fact the first National Park in the US and holds therefore a very special place in the hearts of all Americans. Over 3 million people visit the park every year.


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